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Mobility Lab
A leading U.S. voice of transportation demand management – moving people instead of cars.
Safe Routes to School
Organizations in Ohio and nationally have great student active-transportation resources.
Small Business Tip
Owners just might have an easy way to help their employees get to work.
Off to Work We Go
Our new infographic of how people get to and from Arlington for work, how they mix modes, and where they come from and go.
Commuting in San Francisco
Strong policy gives companies and employees incentives that reduce traffic jams.
Telework and Transportation Agencies
Telework is popular enough on its own that TDM agencies can put their focus elsewhere.

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Research

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Transportation Agencies: Focus Less on Telework

November 24, 2014 1:37 PM
When I first moved to Washington D.C., I shared an apartment with a graduate-school classmate and her husband. Every Wednesday, he would leave for his job and I would leave for mine, but she would stay behind, and start work by sitting down on the couch and remotely logging in ... Read More

Economic Prosperity

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Making It Easy for Small Businesses to Offer Transit Benefits

November 26, 2014 12:37 PM
It has been well documented that large companies offering transit benefits to their employees gain payroll tax savings, lower health-benefit costs, increased employee productivity, and better retention levels. TDM TAKEAWAY TDM agencies can help small businesses, making their employees happier, helping them compete, and improving regional traffic congestion. But we seem to hear less about the advantages to small companies. Turns ... Read More

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San Francisco Law Helps Companies and Their Employees Ease Their Commutes

November 19, 2014 2:39 PM
Over the past few months, Washington D.C. and New York City have each passed laws for employee commuter benefits, and Honolulu and Kansas City are considering it. So why the growing interest? Probably partly because these cities have seen how, in San Francisco, there has been an increase in the ... Read More

Health

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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

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The Federal Government is Making Your Commute Worse

November 18, 2014 11:03 AM
TDM TAKEAWAY Commuters that use public-transportation need reassurance and financial incentive that rewards them for choosing an option that reduces traffic congestion, conserves energy, and protects the environment. There are a lot of reasons to be frustrated with the gridlocked federal government, but when it comes to transportation, this headline probably ... Read More

Research

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New Regional Study Details How Commuters Get To and From Arlington

November 12, 2014 3:26 PM
What proportion of commuters to and from Arlington regularly drive alone, bike, walk, take transit, carpool or vanpool, or telework? The high-level answer to that question is that, of the 131,300 employed Arlington residents, about 53.3 percent who commute from a home in Arlington usually drive alone, while about 55.3 ... Read More

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Transit Tech

How it works

Social Bicycles Offers Leaner, Data-Happy Bikeshare Option

November 17, 2014 1:50 PM
TDM TAKEAWAY Further improving access to bikeshare may be one of the next frontiers in getting more people out of their cars and into other, easier transportation options. City bikeshare programs are ballooning across the country with a fairly simple concept – docked bikes that can be rented via credit ... Read More

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Public-Transportation Users Can Earn Money By Clicking This Link

November 5, 2014 1:04 PM
The federal pre-tax transportation benefit is unfair to people who don’t drive to work. If you take public transportation or vanpool, you are eligible for only $130 per month in pre-taxed commuter benefits. But if you drive, you are allowed $250 in pre-tax benefits for parking expenses. Click here by ... Read More

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Transit People DC

Transit is a Commonality of Booming, Vibrant Cities

November 10, 2014 3:58 PM
The smartest move for real-estate developers is to continue investing in cities that have many transportation options available to their potential tenants. TDM Takeaway Transit-oriented development, the foundation upon which transportation demand management rests, benefits the community and real-estate developers. This makes partnerships between developers and planners possible. And growing cities ... Read More

Transit Tech

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D.C. Using Data to Envision Bike Lanes of the Future

November 13, 2014 4:02 PM
One bike every 13 seconds. One-hundred fifteen bikes in a 15-minute period. That’s what newly installed bicycle sensors recorded during a recent evening rush hour on the 15th Street cycle track – a massive number considering the bike lane itself is just two years old. TDM TAKEAWAY Data collection is crucial ... Read More

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  • Abduction at East Falls Church Metro November 28, 2014
    A man and woman were able to escape an alleged abduction on Saturday after the male suspect fell asleep in the back of their car, according to Arlington County Police. -- Ethan Rothstein, November 26, 2014, ARLnow […]
  • Suspect arrested in kidnapping from Vienna Metro November 28, 2014
    A suspect has been arrested in the kidnapping and carjacking of a woman from a Metro station earlier this month. -- November 27, 2014, NBC Washington […]

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  • Official launch of survey on active mobility November 28, 2014
    Language Undefined A project looking at the links between health and mobility has officially launched a two-year survey in seven cities across Europe. Residents from Antwerp (Belgium), Barcelona (Spain), London (UK), Örebro (Sweden), Rome (Italy), Vienna (Austria) and Zürich (Switzerland) are being asked to participate in the survey which seeks to better u
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  • Prešov announces e-vehicle charging station (Slovakia) November 28, 2014
    Language Undefined The Slovakian city of Prešov has announced that an electric vehicle charging station will be installed in the city in the coming year, marking a major step towards integrating e-mobility into the city's transport mix. ‘In these fast paced and hectic times, where we see more and more vehicles being concentrated into a limited space,
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