Research: An On-Going, Integral Part of the Commuter Services Program “The research is the lifeblood of our program”, remarked Arlington County Commuter Services Bureau Chief Chris Hamilton in a recent strategy session. In many ways, this is true, as our on-going research program, now in its sixth year, serves many vital purposes.
Month: June 2011
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments periodically conducts a detailed travel survey of households in the DC region. As an add-on to the 2007/2008 survey, Arlington supported additional surveys across Arlington County in order to get a detailed view of travel patterns around the county.
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- University of Maryland project looks to crowdsource an accessibility map of DC's sidewalks Other programmers at the recent Walk Hack Night presented data visualizations that explore walkability and...
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- Curing a hospital's transportation ailments This post originally appeared on the Arlington Transportation Partners blog.
Virginia Hospital Center is a leading medical...
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- Thursday, February 23, 2017Ford CEO Mark Fields has clearly been brushing up on the finer points of why transportation demand management is one of the most crucial tools
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- Wednesday, February 22, 2017"Mass transportation is an old-fashioned way of talking about transportation supply," says Matt Caywood, co-founder of TransitScreen, which started up at Mobility Lab. "It's defined as