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Mobility Lab
A leading U.S. voice of transportation demand management – moving people instead of cars.
Safe Routes to School
Organizations in Ohio and nationally have great student active-transportation resources.
Small Business Tip
Owners just might have an easy way to help their employees get to work.
Off to Work We Go
Our new infographic of how people get to and from Arlington for work, how they mix modes, and where they come from and go.
Commuting in San Francisco
Strong policy gives companies and employees incentives that reduce traffic jams.
Telework and Transportation Agencies
Telework is popular enough on its own that TDM agencies can put their focus elsewhere.

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Research

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Transportation Agencies: Focus Less on Telework

November 24, 2014 1:37 PM
When I first moved to Washington D.C., I shared an apartment with a graduate-school classmate and her husband. Every Wednesday, he would leave for his job and I would leave for mine, but she would stay behind, and start work by sitting down on the couch and remotely logging in ... Read More

Economic Prosperity

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Making It Easy for Small Businesses to Offer Transit Benefits

November 26, 2014 12:37 PM
It has been well documented that large companies offering transit benefits to their employees gain payroll tax savings, lower health-benefit costs, increased employee productivity, and better retention levels. TDM TAKEAWAY TDM agencies can help small businesses, making their employees happier, helping them compete, and improving regional traffic congestion. But we seem to hear less about the advantages to small companies. Turns ... Read More

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San Francisco Law Helps Companies and Their Employees Ease Their Commutes

November 19, 2014 2:39 PM
Over the past few months, Washington D.C. and New York City have each passed laws for employee commuter benefits, and Honolulu and Kansas City are considering it. So why the growing interest? Probably partly because these cities have seen how, in San Francisco, there has been an increase in the ... Read More

Health

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Ohio Leading the Way in Connecting Dots Between Health and Transportation

November 25, 2014 11:26 AM
For years, public health and community transportation planning worked together like kids at an sixth-grade dance: boys on one side, girls on the other. They see each other, but there’s not much, if any, mingling. But health and transportation professionals are learning more ... Read More

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The Federal Government is Making Your Commute Worse

November 18, 2014 11:03 AM
TDM TAKEAWAY Commuters that use public-transportation need reassurance and financial incentive that rewards them for choosing an option that reduces traffic congestion, conserves energy, and protects the environment. There are a lot of reasons to be frustrated with the gridlocked federal government, but when it comes to transportation, this headline probably ... Read More

Research

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New Regional Study Details How Commuters Get To and From Arlington

November 12, 2014 3:26 PM
What proportion of commuters to and from Arlington regularly drive alone, bike, walk, take transit, carpool or vanpool, or telework? The high-level answer to that question is that, of the 131,300 employed Arlington residents, about 53.3 percent who commute from a home in Arlington usually drive alone, while about 55.3 ... Read More

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Transit Tech

How it works

Social Bicycles Offers Leaner, Data-Happy Bikeshare Option

November 17, 2014 1:50 PM
TDM TAKEAWAY Further improving access to bikeshare may be one of the next frontiers in getting more people out of their cars and into other, easier transportation options. City bikeshare programs are ballooning across the country with a fairly simple concept – docked bikes that can be rented via credit ... Read More

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Public-Transportation Users Can Earn Money By Clicking This Link

November 5, 2014 1:04 PM
The federal pre-tax transportation benefit is unfair to people who don’t drive to work. If you take public transportation or vanpool, you are eligible for only $130 per month in pre-taxed commuter benefits. But if you drive, you are allowed $250 in pre-tax benefits for parking expenses. Click here by ... Read More

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Transit People DC

Transit is a Commonality of Booming, Vibrant Cities

November 10, 2014 3:58 PM
The smartest move for real-estate developers is to continue investing in cities that have many transportation options available to their potential tenants. TDM Takeaway Transit-oriented development, the foundation upon which transportation demand management rests, benefits the community and real-estate developers. This makes partnerships between developers and planners possible. And growing cities ... Read More

Transit Tech

15th Street

D.C. Using Data to Envision Bike Lanes of the Future

November 13, 2014 4:02 PM
One bike every 13 seconds. One-hundred fifteen bikes in a 15-minute period. That’s what newly installed bicycle sensors recorded during a recent evening rush hour on the 15th Street cycle track – a massive number considering the bike lane itself is just two years old. TDM TAKEAWAY Data collection is crucial ... Read More

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  • Hyattsville approves agreement to ride UM buses November 26, 2014
    Hyattsville residents will soon be able to ride the University of Maryland, College Park buses and make use of the shuttle buses that pass through the city on their way to the Metro and the university. -- Jamie Anfenson-Comeau, November 25, 2014, Gazette.Net […]
  • Pedestrian struck Nov. 8 dies November 26, 2014
    A Rockville man who was struck by a car while crossing Rockville Pike Nov. 8 has died of his injuries. -- Kaniel Leaderman, November 25, 2014, Gazette.Net […]

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  • Supreme Court to Review EPA's Mercury Standard November 27, 2014
    The top court's decision on Tuesday to review the first-ever regulation of mercury is a setback for Obama's environmental agenda, in part because it has implications for other EPA initiatives including Wednesday's proposal to tighten the ozone rule.
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  • Keeping the Jobs In House November 27, 2014
    Humboldt Construction Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of a Chicago CDC, has been providing local employment and high-quality work for over 30 years.
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  • New headset to make getting around easier for the visually impaired November 27, 2014
    Language Undefined A new talking headset developed by Microsoft is set to revolutionise the ability of the visually impaired to navigate unfamiliar urban areas. Sitting on the front of the ear so as not to drown out environmental noise, the headset provides descriptions of street names, nearby businesses and upcoming obstacles, such as parked cars or low-han
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  • Munich approves bike-sharing scheme (Germany) November 27, 2014
    Language Undefined The Germany city of Munich has approved plans to implement a bike-sharing system, which will see 1 200 rental bikes made available across 125 locations from mid-2015 onwards. In approving the proposal, Mayor of Munich Dieter Reiter said: '[These bicycles] are not only a wonderful addition to the public transport system, but will help
    Alexia

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