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DATA Awards
Director Tom Fairchild will be honored for his work with Mobility Lab on May 8.
Transit Tech Initiative
Arlington building high-tech commute-planning software.
A Year of Bikeshare
One take on how Capital Bikeshare has changed a life.
Apple's Transportation Program
While the tech giant is usually cutting edge, its transportation philosophy is stuck in the past.
Redefining Uber
Why the Term Rideshare Doesn't Fit
Lunch At the Lab
Educating the next generation of holistic transportation planners.

Community Design

Pentagon City

Pentagon City Welcomes Bike, Walk Fixes for Economic Future

A new multimodal project aimed at bringing bicycle and pedestrian friendliness to a Pentagon City neighborhood was unveiled today with a ribbon cutting by Congressman Jim Moran and representatives from Arlington’s Department of Environmental Services (DES). Held in front of the popular Fashion Centre at ... Read More
avatar Paul Goddin
April 24, 2014 3:23 PM

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Education

Schindler Lunch

What is Needed to Educate Next Generation of Transportation Experts?

Laurie Schintler (pictured, with Mobility Lab’s Tom Fairchild) of George Mason University’s unique transportation-planning master’s program is the guest at April 23′s Mobility Lab Lunch At the Lab. Photos by M.V. Jantzen [View the story "What is Needed to Educate Next Generation of Transportation Experts?" on Storify] Read More
avatar Paul Mackie
April 23, 2014 2:51 PM

Community Design

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Capital Bikeshare is the Netflix of Transportation

The beauty of Capital Bikeshare lies not in how different or new the concept is but rather in how incredibly useful and easy it is to use. It seems likely that Steve Jobs, arguably the king of innovators, would have approved of Capital Bikeshare’s ability to become a break-out hit that consumers didn’t even know they wanted it in the first place. Read More
avatar Paul Goddin
April 16, 2014 3:38 PM

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Community Design

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 1:24 PM
In cities where space is in short supply, you need to think outside the box to make room for everyone. When it comes to a bicycle-friendly city like Copenhagen, with its

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Community Design

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Atlanta Revisits its Streetcar "Routes" to Help Revitalize City

The Atlanta Streetcar, scheduled to open this year, is part of the larger Connect Atlanta plan, which is intended to increase transportation options, promote sustainable development and create a better urban environment. Read More
avatar Janna Starcic
April 21, 2014 10:00 AM

Research

Thursday, March 27, 2014 4:35 PM
A new study commissioned by Arlington County shows that the Columbia Pike Streetcar would spur billions of dollars in revenue for Arlington and Fairfax counties. Between $3.2 billion and $4.4 billion in incremental benefits (over and above capital expenditures and operating costs) would be realized for the two counties over 30 years. This

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Environment

Apple

Apple Transportation Program Stuck in Past

(This article was originally published by METRO Magazine.) As an avid iPhone user, I have bought into the sense that Apple could literally peer into the future and deliver me technology that I never realized I would so desperately need. For years, Steve Jobs and company seem to have been ... Read More
avatar Tom Fairchild
April 9, 2014 10:37 AM

Upcoming Events

May
1
Thu
2014
6:00 PM Transportation Techies: Bike Hack Night @ Mobility Lab
Transportation Techies: Bike Hac… @ Mobility Lab
May 1 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Transportation Techies: Bike Hack Night @ Mobility Lab | Arlington | Virginia | United States
May is National Bike Month, so for our May meetup, we’re going to look at bike-based apps and data visualizations. In the coming month, we’ll [...]
Jun
10
Tue
2014
all-day Innovation in Mobility Public Policy Summit @ Hamilton Crowne Plaza
Innovation in Mobility Public Po… @ Hamilton Crowne Plaza
Jun 10 – Jun 11 all-day
Innovation in Mobility Public Policy Summit @ Hamilton Crowne Plaza | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The two-day Innovation in Mobility Public Policy Summit will bring forward-thinking transportation professionals together in Washington D.C. to discuss new developments in shared-use mobility [...]

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Arlington’s Transit Tech Initiative

Arlington’s Transit Tech Initiative

This project will provide travelers with personalized information that reflects their transit needs.

The Mobility Lab Transportation Cost-Savings Calculator

The Mobility Lab Transportation Cost-Savings Calculator

Research Commentary

Research Studies

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  • Metro, MWAA reach agreement they say moves Silver Line toward summer opening April 24, 2014
    The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and Metro on Thursday reached an agreement that will allow the Silver Line to move closer to the start of passenger service sometime this summer, officials said. -- Lori Aratani, April 24, 2014, Washington Post […]
  • Millenials willing to relocate for better transportation options April 24, 2014
    Young people want to live in cities that give them a variety of transportation options and make it easy to get around without a car. That’s the key finding from a new survey of more than 700 young adults by the Global Strategy Group. -- Angie Schmitt, April 23, 2014, Streetsblog USA […]

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