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Mobility Lab
A leading U.S. voice of transportation demand management – moving people instead of cars.
Uber and Lyft
Can "for-hire" services actually take cars off the road and reduce jams?
Public Attitudes on Transit
Our package of five blogs on TransitCenter's new landmark report.
North American Bikeshare Association
New group to build a template and forum for bikeshare planners.
TDM Leaders
"Transportation demand" industry matures with better and better initiatives.
Shared Space
Transit and tech in Arlington make an attractive live/work setting possible.

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Research

Carpool Roanoke

Uber, Lyft May Add Convenience … And Traffic Jams

September 24, 2014 10:14 AM
This article is adapted from one published at RIDE Solutions. Uber and Lyft aren’t in Roanoke yet, but they’re now, temporarily, legal in Virginia. For cities like mine, where Uber and Lyft will eventually arrive, it may be time to ask what these companies bring to the sustainable transportation table? As it ... Read More

Policy

Stephen at ACT Chesapeake chapter conference in 2013

TDM Leaders Represent “Health and Maturity” of Industry

September 26, 2014 11:46 AM
If you want a list of innovators in the transportation demand management (TDM) industry, you need look no further than the officers and board of the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT). ACT, the international commuter transportation and TDM advocacy organization, recently elected officers and at-large directors for 2015. The electees ... Read More

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Public-Transportation Attitudes Examined in Major New TransitCenter Report

September 18, 2014 4:00 AM
Americans took a record 10.7 billion rides on U.S. transit systems in 2013. Who exactly were these riders, and why did they choose public transit over other options? A major report released today offers the latest and most comprehensive answers to this question of “changing attitudes … propelling recent ridership ... Read More

Economic Prosperity

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Gentrification is Not a Left-Right Issue, It's a Clash of Values

September 24, 2014 2:19 PM
Author Ben Ross spoke at today’s Lunch At the Lab at Mobility Lab. Below are select tweets about the ways people are discussing gentrification and how it’s shaping the worlds of affordable housing, transit, and urbanism in general. Read More

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Community Design

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Demand for Mixed-Use Places Could Drive Transit Growth

September 18, 2014 4:00 AM
Transportation choice in America is largely a product of where one lives, which is both directly and indirectly dependent upon core values and attitudes. This is a major finding in TransitCenter’s Who’s on Board: The 2014 Mobility Attitudes Survey, and it supports the idea ... Read More

Education

TC Types People

Strong Messages Needed to Influence America’s Seven “Transportation Types”

September 18, 2014 4:00 AM
America has seven “transportation types,” according to a new study by TransitCenter, and these seven common attitudes should inspire more creativity for communicators and marketers aiming to help increase ridership on public transportation. You can see the seven different types in the chart to the right. Two types are not worth focusing on at all. “Devoted drivers” make up 20 ... Read More

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Health

TC Millennials

Millennials Sticking With Transit, Boomers Sticking With Cars

September 18, 2014 4:00 AM
It seems that, when it comes to making our transportation choices, as we age, we are most likely to rebel against the ways we traveled in our youth. Click here for all our commentary on TransitCenter’s report. These are among the findings by TransitCenter in Who’s On Board: The 2014 Mobility ... Read More

Economic Prosperity

ATP Business Commuters

Transit Use = Healthy Employees, Businesses in Arlington

September 23, 2014 1:44 PM
This article is adapted from the Arlington Transportation Partners blog. Last week’s Greater Washington’s Healthiest Employers Awards and Workplace Wellness Expo, hosted by the Washington Business Journal and United Healthcare, recognized 50 companies in the D.C. region. TDM Takeaway Companies that offer transit options for employees promote a healthier lifestyle that results ... Read More

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Newsroom

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North American Bikeshare Association Launches in U.S.

August 28, 2014 11:39 AM
The North American Bikeshare Association has just launched to help guide the new and fast-growing bikesharing industry. The term “bikeshare” is quickly becoming a household term, with programs now in more than 300 cities worldwide. In the United States, bikeshare programs exist in more than 60 municipalities, from large cities ... Read More

Economic Prosperity

TC Business

Businesses Can Play Key Role in Boosting Public Transportation Ridership

September 18, 2014 4:00 AM
People who are offered transit benefits from an employer use them. At Arlington Transportation Partners, we spend a lot of time building relationships with Arlington County, Virginia employers, educating them about the many transportation benefits they could be offering. Click here for all our commentary on TransitCenter’s report. Do they ... Read More

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Transportation Techies: Cool Mobility Apps, October Edition @ Mobility Lab | Arlington | Virginia | United States
For October, we’ll be discussing four tech projects and their impact on local transportation issues. • Trevor Gerhardt of Conveyal will show us their Transit Tech Initiative with Arlington [...]
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6:30 PM Coalition for Smarter Growth’s 2014 Smart Growth Social @ Eastern Market - North Hall
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Coalition for Smarter Growth's 2014 Smart Growth Social @ Eastern Market - North Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Join transportation innovator Gabe Klein at the Coalition for Smarter Growth‘s 2014 Smart Growth Social, co-sponsored by Mobility Lab and Vornado. Gabe Klein is one [...]
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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
Set your calendars for camp! The official registration page link will be sent to anyone who indicates here that you’re going. Please note that [...]

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  • Metro responds to bike parking demand at McLean station September 29, 2014
    Recognizing this need, Metro added space for 20 more bicycles (10 racks) at the station.  The new racks bring the total capacity for bikes to 72 on racks. Bike lockers are still available at McLean, too. -- September 29, 2014, PlanIt Metro […]
  • On the move again September 29, 2014
    With the economy on the rebound from the Great Recession, Americans are on the move again. No surprise there, but three years of data recently released by the U.S. Department of Transportation do point to a couple of trend lines worth noting. -- Ashley Halsey III, September 29, 2014, Washington Post […]

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  • Sustainable transport commitment at UN Climate Summit September 25, 2014
    Language English Four new global transport initiatives announced at the United National Climate Summit in New York aim to guide the transport sector towards a low-carbon future and save trillions of dollars in fuel costs.
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  • SUMP knowledge hub for cities launched September 25, 2014
    Language English The CIVITAS DYN@MO project has launched a service that will help cities to develop their own Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs). The Baltic Sea Region Competence Centre, led by the University of Gdańsk in Poland, will provide cities with information and support, support the exchange of knowledge and experiences and offer training on t
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