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Mobility Lab
A leading U.S. voice of transportation demand management – moving people instead of cars.
Better Trip Data
Alliance for Biking & Walking wants a closer examination of how people get around.
Bike Parking or Car Parking?
Bike parking is proliferating and auto parking is being removed in many urban areas.
NYC Subway or DC Metro?
In some categories, DC's system wins out.
"Drivers for Hire"
Let's get the term right for great new services like Uber.
Europe's Backpacking Culture
Lacking a dependency on cars has made the continent a fun place to explore.

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Tourism & Travel

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There’s a Reason Backpacking is European and Not American

When I think of Europe, I think of backpacking across the continent and traveling by ... Read More
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July 24, 2014 11:36 AM

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Policy

Anthony Foxx

Bike-Walk Funding Facing Bumpy Road, Secretary Foxx Says

Pictured with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (second from left) are Wendy Duren of Arlington ... Read More
avatar Paul Mackie
July 21, 2014 4:20 PM

Transit Tech

CarmaHop

Hitchhiking Goes High Tech: The Story Behind CarmaHop’s Upcoming Launch

In 2010, my husband and I moved out to rural Northeast Kansas in order to ... Read More
avatar Jenny O'Brien
July 23, 2014 12:18 PM

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Research

Earl Kiang and Panel of Judges at GMU Outside the Box Conference

Idea for Smarter Transit Fares Wins George Mason Competition

Contestant Earl Kiang addresses the GMU Outside the Box judges. Transit would be better served if the pay-per-ride and unlimited fare schemes that currently dominate were expanded to include more fine-tuned pricing structures similar to those offered by cell phone companies. That was the idea that won the recent second ... Read More
avatar Paul Goddin
July 23, 2014 4:08 PM

Transit Tech

NYC subway

5 Ways DC's Metro Beats NY's Subway

New York City’s Subway system, run by the city’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), is the largest rapid transit system in the United States. With service 24 hours per day and an extensive network of 421 stations, virtually all of Manhattan and most of the outer ... Read More
avatar Paul Goddin
July 15, 2014 4:03 PM

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Research

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Bike Parking Overtakes Auto Parking in Some Places

At a recent tour of Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health in Washington, D.C., Dr. Ted Eytan displayed a photograph of Kaiser Permanente’s Colorado Springs, Colorado medical office (see below), and asked: “In this picture, what’s the most toxic structure to humans?” You might guess the correct answer was the office building, or ... Read More
avatar Paul Goddin
July 9, 2014 11:18 AM

Policy

Taxi Driver

"Drivers For Hire" Like Uber Will Be an Exciting Evolution

Bloomberg reported today that Uber is now facing two new challenges in New York City: ... Read More
avatar Howard Jennings
July 9, 2014 4:06 PM

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Toolkit

Malouff at Lab

Tips for Effective Transportation Blogging

Dan Malouff offers advice on blogging. This article was also published by Greater Greater Washington. Begin with your most important point. Use short sentences and clear, non-jargony language. Remember your end goal. These were among the tips BeyondDC creator and Greater Greater Washington  (GGW) blogger Dan Malouff imparted at this week’s Lunch at the Lab. Malouff ... Read More
avatar Paul Goddin
July 16, 2014 12:09 PM

Research

Bike Lane Walk

U.S. Government Should Improve Its Trip Data

This article was originally published by the Alliance for Biking & Walking. There are two major surveys that are a tremendous help to bicycle and pedestrian advocates in better understanding the progress for our cause. They are great, yet they still could be much improved. The American Community Survey (ACS), which is performed every year by the U.S. Census on ... Read More
avatar Mary Lauran Hall
July 18, 2014 11:00 AM

Arlington’s Living Laboratory

Arlington’s Living Laboratory

Arlington’s Transit Tech Initiative

Arlington Transit-Tech Initiative

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Marketing, Communication, & Collaboration: Connecting TDM to a Larger Audience @ Grand Hyatt San Francisco | San Francisco | California | United States
This presentation will be part of the Association for Commuter Transportation International Conference from August 2-6 in San Francisco. TDM holds great promise for [...]
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6:00 PM Transportation Techies: CaBi Hack Night II @ Mobility Lab
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Transportation Techies: CaBi Hack Night II @ Mobility Lab | Arlington | Virginia | United States
It’s time for another round of apps and data visualizations about Capital Bikeshare! (You can see what happened at CaBi Hack Night I here.) Have [...]

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  • Two new bikeshare stations in Arlington, shared-use path on the way July 25, 2014
    Two new Capital Bikeshare stations became available for public use yesterday in Arlington, and a new bicycle path shouldn’t be too far behind. -- Ethan Rothstein, July 24, 2014, ARLnow […]
  • Mobile parking apps now available in Crystal City, Shirlington July 25, 2014
    The county said it plans to bring Parkmobile to Arlington’s other corridors in phases, with Pentagon City in the fall, and Ballston and Clarendon by the winter. By spring 2015, Courthouse, Rosslyn, Columbia Pike and the rest of Arlington’s 5,329 metered spots are planned to have Parkmobile. -- Morgan Fecto, July 24, 2014, ARLnow […]

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  • Grenoble pilots electric vehicles for end stages of journeys (France) July 24, 2014
    Working in partnership with Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota and French energy company EDF, Grenoble is testing small electric vehicles (EVs) as a means to bring public transport users to their final destination.
  • New tools for fleet management released July 24, 2014
    VDO, a developer of automotive electronics and mechatronics, has developed several new services to allow fleet managers to better monitor drivers and vehicles, and ensure compliance with current legislation.

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