As the Employee Transportation Coordinator (ETC) you’ve got an important job. You are one of the most important elements in your company’s Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program. As the ETC, you are responsible for implementing, promoting and administering the CTR program at your worksite(s). The Clark County CTR office provides several resources to assist you in your ETC role.
ETC Network Meetings: During the months of January, March, May, July, September and November the Clark County CTR office hosts network meetings on the 2nd Tuesday from 8:00AM-9:30AM at IHOP on Vancouver Plaza Drive and on the 2nd Wednesday from 11:30AM-1:00PM at the Hometown Buffet located in the Vancouver Plaza. The ETC network meetings provide an opportunity to network with other ETC’s in the program, as well as receive valuable training and current campaign/event information.
Clark County CTR Office Employer Services: There are a host of services provided by the Clark County CTR office. This list gives a brief description of the services provided by the CTR office.
Employee Transportation Coordinator Job Description: There are several responsibilities the ETC must fulfill. This job description describes some of the various tasks that may be assumed by the ETC.
CTR Worksite Brochure Template: One of the minimum requirements of the CTR law is that an affected worksite must have an information piece that explains the company’s CTR program and that is distributed at least annually to all employees. There are two templates available to modify and personalize to fit your company’s CTR program elements or you can design your own.
CTR Terminology Page: The commute trip reduction program has many words and acronyms that are specific to the “world” of CTR. This list will assist you in becoming familiar with CTR terminology.
Clark County CTR brochures: There are four types of brochures available for distribution at your worksite:
1. Share a Ride to Work - provides information about carpool
2. C-TRAN Vanpool - provides information about C-TRAN's vanpool program
3. Clark County Smart Commuter - provides information about Clark County's commuter Web site
4.Emergency Ride Home – provides information about the Emergency Ride Home program.
Clark County CTR New Employee Kit: The Clark County CTR office provides ETC’s with New Employee Kits to distribute to new hires at your worksite. The kit includes a welcome letter explaining what CTR is, as well as information about the CTR program.
Promotional Materials: Campaign posters and brochures are available to promote the commute trip reduction at your worksite.
Carpool Materials: The Clark County CTR office provides resources for employers who want to provide carpool/vanpool (HOV) parking spaces. There are “Reserved Carpool Parking” metal signs (employer needs to provide metal posts) and there are stencils available for painting reserved carpool space on parking lot surface. Also, there are rearview mirror numbered carpool parking permits available for use by employees participating in your carpool program. A sample Carpool Agreement form is also available.
Cycling the City Bike Map, Bike Guide & I-5 Bridge Map: The City of Vancouver provides free bike map (Vancouver, WA & Portland, OR), Bike Guide (a 26-page guide providing tips for safe, enjoyable bike rides) and I-5 Bridge Map (for the commuter who bikes across the I-5 Bridge).
Order Materials by calling the CTR office at 360-487-7733 or e-mail CTRAdministrator@ci.vancouver.wa.us.
C-TRAN Information: To order C-TRAN system maps or schedules, contact the C-TRAN
passenger service office at 695-0123 or contact Beth O’Kelly at