Today, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Board of Directors approved Place + Opportunity (PDF), a report that presents a regional framework to understand common ... Read More ...
The High-Speed Rail Summit is winding down after two days in Washington D.C. Here are some of the tweet highlights. [View the story "Public Demand, Political Will Needed for U.S. High-Speed Rail" on Storify]
If you watched the Super Bowl, you may have noticed an inordinate amount of car commercials. They showed you pristine rides along sunny coastal highways, open roads dripping with freedom, and Bob Dylan claiming that cars are America. This may still be true in parts of the country, but the reality in Washington D.C. and […]
Watch the video above to find out what people said about TransportationCamp D.C. 2014. And here are some more money quotes. “Tremendous creativity.” – Dennis Leach, Arlington County (Va.) Department of Environmental Services “People … being very candid.” “Immediacy.” – Frank Hebbert, OpenPlans “There are so many good ideas.” – Arnd Batzner, Mobility Car Sharing […]
In an event at The Brookings Institution Wednesday hosted by the Japan International Transport Institute, Mobility Lab Director Tom Fairchild sat on an engaging panel about ridesharing, the sharing economy, and how the future of transportation needs to be shaped by both private and public enterprises. Also on the panel, entitled “Mobility Innovations in the […]
TransportationCamp is growing each year and increasingly being viewed as a can’t-miss event for transportation professionals. That said, there are still people that Shin-pei Tsay of New York-based TransitCenter says “we still need to bring to the table.” “I think there’s a lot of opportunity if you can turn the industry on its head and […]
In his day-to-day work as Deputy Director of Management & Program Finance at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Joung Lee is focused upon the: ” … crisis with the Highway Trust Fund, which is projected to run about $15 billion short every single year for at least the coming decade. And […]
New Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s administration has the opportunity to take a fresh look at transportation funding and invest more dollars in commuter services. Mobility Lab Express #31 – February 1, 2014
What are the most cutting-edge transportation experts around the U.S. excited about? Find their answers in this video – the first of several we’ll be releasing – from this month’s TransportationCamp DC 2014 at George Mason University’s Arlington, Virginia campus. As Chris Hamilton of Arlington County Commuter Services says, “We’ve got the best minds in […]
New research suggests that companies located near Capital Bikeshare stations see an increase in business because of traffic from bikeshare riders.
During the 2013 fall semester
Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS) is funded in part by grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT).
Mobility Lab is a research-and-development initiative for "transportation demand management - moving people instead of cars." Based in Arlington, Virginia - which has one of the largest transportation-demand-management programs in the U.S. and removes 45,000 car trips from the county's roads each work day - Mobility Lab seeks solutions, stories, and partnerships from all over the world.