Transportation Demand Management as practiced in Arlington, Virginia, is an integral part of an overall smart growth strategy. This strategy has allowed Arlington to experience significant resident and employment growth without generating additional traffic congestion. Says Robert Thomson of The Washington Post, “Arlington County residents and their travel habits are shaped by transit and land… Read more »
Month: August 2011
Welcome to Arlington Transportation Partners, Arlington, Virginia’s business-to-business transportation consultants. We make it easy to offer commuter and transportation benefits to your Arlington County employees, residents, guests, traveling across Arlington County and throughout the metropolitan Washington, DC region.
Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs have historically been implemented to address traffic congestion and air pollution caused by vehicle travel or to reduce transportation energy consumption. The TDM community has developed approaches to measure performance or quantify achievements towards these goals. The impacts of a TDM program are often expressed in terms of reductions in vehicle trips, vehicle… Read more »
Open data seems to be all the rage these days with sources ranging from WMATA to the Federal Government’s Data.gov. But honestly, who wants to sit down and read data tables? Clearly the true power of open data comes with strategic applications that showcase the information in useful ways.
Capital Bikeshare’s phenomenal success demands fast growth. In less than a year, CaBi ridership has increased to nearly 5000 trips per day. To accommodate future growth, the system will expand its network of stations over the next few months. An immediate goal for CaBi expansion in Arlington is to create a dense network of stations… Read more »
SUMMARY OF COMMUNITY BENEFITS On the average workday in FY 2011, Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS) reduced traffic in Arlington by about 40,100 trips by helping people switch from driving alone to taking transit, carpooling, vanpooling, walking, or biking. Considering that the average lane of interstate highway carries approximately 4,000 – 6,000 vehicles in the… Read more »