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Mobility Lab
A leading U.S. voice of "transportation demand management" – helping people use transit infrastructure.
Transportation Techies Talk Bikeshare
We continue to learn more about the mode through a growing body of data and research.
Transit Signage
With so many options, we need more signs in more places to get around.
Office Space
Transportation amenities give places like Arlington the upper hand on business recruitment.
TransportationCamp DC is Back!
Have you registered yet? Do it now before the event sells out!
Transit and Safety
New report finds transit is 10 times safer than driving. Let's let the world know.

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Research

Litman

Transit is Efficient, Attractive, Enjoyable, Prestigious, and, Yes, Safe

December 17, 2014 5:44 PM
Transit is a very safe form of transportation, not only in terms of safety from accidents, but also in terms of personal security from crimes and theft. A new study authored by Todd Litman of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute argues that the narrative for transit needs to be changed ... Read More

Transit Tech

CaBi Union Station

Lincoln Memorial is Top Destination for Tourists on Capital Bikeshare

December 17, 2014 12:11 PM
The Lincoln Memorial has the highest percentage of “casual riders” – typically assumed to be tourists who rent on the fly – on Washington D.C.’s Capital Bikeshare system., at 82.3 percent. We’ve never really had a view of how people are moving around the region on bicycle before CaBi came along and opened up its ridership data, allowing techie types to ... Read More

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Transit Tech

DeMaio

Bikeshare: Still the New Kid on the Block for Transportation

December 16, 2014 2:53 PM
Paul DiMaio of CaBi Arlington presents at December’s Transportation Techies Meetup. This month’s Transportation Techies Meetup group, at the WeWork co-working space in Washington D.C., was all about what we know from the growing catalog of studies on bikeshare systems. The World’s Best Bikeshares When Colin Hughes and Jacob Mason ... Read More

Economic Prosperity

Rosslyn skyline

Transportation Amenities Give Arlington Upper Hand for Commercial-Office Developers

December 16, 2014 1:10 PM
With the highest office vacancy rate in years – currently around 21 percent compared with 17 percent for Northern Virginia as a whole – Arlington County’s building owners are faced with numerous challenges to attract and retain tenants. TDM TAKEAWAY Millennials are attracted to places with world-class transportation options and ... Read More

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Transit Tech

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TransitScreen Looks to Keep Up With Fast-Changing Transportation Landscape

December 11, 2014 2:07 PM
The Washington D.C. area has a deceptively large number of transportation options. Metro, bikeshare and city buses, of course, but what about the D.C. Circulator busline or the Fairfax Connector buses? Is Car2Go actually the best way to get downtown in a hurry? Is there a way to provide this ... Read More

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Real Estate

Real-Estate Investors: Pay Attention to 18-Hour Cities, Millennials, and Infrastructure in 2015

December 9, 2014 3:41 PM
Urbanization – migration away from the suburbs and to the central city – will be the biggest real estate trend in 2015, according to a new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, in its 36th year of publication, makes ... Read More

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Transit Tech

Waiting Tech

Boston, Vegas Startups Tap Smart-Route Tech

December 5, 2014 4:27 PM
Pop-up transit companies like Bridj and Shift are taking advantage of today’s growing amount of data availability and creating flexible transit systems that come to the customer instead of vice versa. Boston-based Bridj defines itself as “the world’s first pop-up transit system.” The idea of pop-up transit started in the dorm room ... Read More

Transit Tech

Team ROOT

On-Demand Transit. Now That Sounds Like a Winning Idea!

December 4, 2014 11:26 AM
What if you could get around cities with an option that combined the simplicity of Uber and the affordability of systems like D.C.’s Metrobus or Arlington’s ART buses? It would be an on-demand transit system with no routes, no transfers, and no time tables. A fleet of shuttles would have their ... Read More

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Transit Tech

M_google

Time is On Our Side With Automated Vehicles

December 3, 2014 3:30 PM
Dr. Myra Blanco, photo courtesy of Virginia Tech University A man climbs into the cab of a tractor trailer, hauling himself into the massive driver’s seat and shutting the door behind him as if settling into a captain’s chair. The steering wheel is massive, evoking the wheel of a mighty ... Read More

Health

Bridge is off limits

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

Arlington’s Living Laboratory

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4th Annual TransportationCamp DC @ George Mason University Founders Hall
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4th Annual TransportationCamp DC @ George Mason University Founders Hall | Arlington | Virginia | United States
The 4th Annual Transportation Camp Washington DC will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015. The event will be the day before the start [...]

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  • Who rides a bike in D.C.? December 18, 2014
    There's new data on who rides a bike in DC, and it will likely guide future decisions on how to accommodate and encourage bike use. -- Canaan Merchant, December 18, 2014, GGW […]
  • Metro begins testing of real-time bus arrival signs December 18, 2014
    Metro is in the process of installing real-time customer information displays at four bus stops in preparation for a wider rollout next year. -- December 18, 2014, WMATA […]

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  • Basel opens cross-border tram route (Switzerland) January 2, 2015
    Language English A cross-border extension of a Basel tram route has opened that will take passengers back and forth between the city’s Swiss and German neighbourhoods. Basel is located where the Swiss, German and French borders meet and has suburbs in Germany and France. The 2.5km extension of the Route 8 tram runs north from […]
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  • 4 000 Trentino citizens sign sustainable mobility petition (Italy) January 1, 2015
    Language English Almost 4 000 citizens of Trentino have signed a petition to implement a new bill on sustainable mobility in the province. The proposed bill has been handed over to president of Trentino, Bruno Dorigatti, and awaits appraisal by the provincial council. Dorigatti praised the bill as an act of democracy and citizen participation […]
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