TDM Tidbits: UberPool Data Gives Insight to Local Travel Patterns

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TDM Tidbits brings you the top news and research about transportation demand management initiatives from around the country and world.


  • Uber Estimates 164,000 Fewer Miles Have Been Driven by UberPool Carpool Users (Re/Code)
  • Study Finds Asthma Rates Similar For Black Youth in Detroit and Rural Georgia (Helio)
  • Household Spending on Transportation is Squeezing the Middle-Class (CityLab)
  • FHWA Will Help Local Transportation Planners Gather Better Data on Biking and Walking (Streetsblog)


  • Insurance Regulations Make it Illegal to Bike to Work in Japan (Tokyo by Bike)
  • The Social Cost of Driving in Vancouver (CityLab)


  • Complaint Alleges Luxury Jitneys Discriminate Against Wheelchair Users (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • App-based Ridesharing Services Will Be Able to Pick Up at LAX Beginning This Summer (Thrillist)
  • California “Consumer Protection” Bill Would Prevent Uber From Locating Passengers and Would Kill The Service (Sacramento Biz Journal)


  • Local Newspaper Asks Readers If South Florida Can Change Its Car Culture (Miami Herald)


  • Poll Finds Half of Gwinnett County Voters Would Increase Sales Tax to Join MARTA (AJC)
  • Cumberland Community Improvement District to Ask Members to Broaden Bylaws to Allow for Safety Expenditures, Traffic Control (MDJ)


  • Montgomery County Launches TransitScreen Initiative to Show Real Time Transportation Options in All County Buildings (Montgomery County)


  • Chancery Judge to Decide If “Public Use” Funds Include Tax Dollars Used As Collateral for Loans on Westin in Redevelopment Project (MS Biz Journal)


  • Cincinnati Ranked 35th On National Bike-Friendly List (


How the State’s Commute Trip Reduction Program Became a Model for the Nation (CityLab)


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