Making travel plans work shares good practice from 20 organisations which have successfully changed staff travel patterns.
The guide singles out Buckinghamshire CC and Wycombe DC for their innovative schemes.
Buckinghamshire has reduced the number of staff driving to work by 15%, thanks to bus fare discounts, improved access to timetables and imaginative marketing.
raffling a£1,500 holiday among staff who pledged not to drive to work one day a week.
'While the effectiveness of these travel plans in reducing congestion is now widely recognised, many organisations are still not aware they can be financially viable in their own right,' said transport minister John Spellar.
'The trick is to find the right mix of
measures to suit their individual circumstances.'
A second guide, Using the planning system to secure travel plans, is designed to help councils and developers identify the most efficient ways to meet planning requirements for transport plans.
Both booklets are to be sent to transport and planning authorities.