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Mobility Lab Express #60 – April 15, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 3:25 PM

Social media is undoubtedly an increasingly powerful tool to improve messaging about the values of public transportation. Mobility Lab Express #60 – April 15, 2015 Also in this issue: RESEARCH: For Earth Day, Accountability for Transportation Agencies May Begin with Environmental Messages TRANSIT TECH: School Bicycling Safety in Alexandria, Virginia Gets a Look From Tech […]






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Mobility Lab Express #59 – April 1, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 11:58 AM

After recently flying from Albany to Washington D.C., I jumped on the Metro at the airport. I thought: I’ve navigated subway systems in New York City, Paris, London, and Montreal, so how hard could it be in D.C.? Mobility Lab Express #59: April 1, 2015 Also in this issue: TRANSIT TECH: SXSW Hackers Suggest Austin Transportation […]






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Mobility Lab Express #58 – March 15, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015 10:32 AM

We’re thrilled in this issue to bring you, our faithful subscribers, a sneak peek of two short videos Mobility Lab will release this week. They feature several transportation thought leaders discussing where public transportation is headed and ways we can all be involved. Mobility Lab Express #58 – March 15, 2015 Also in this issue: TRANSIT […]






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Energizing People to Take Action for Transportation and Place

Monday, March 16, 2015 10:29 AM

Mobility Lab – and many of our partners – believe it’s long past time to get serious about public transportation in this country. We need to make a stronger and clearer case to the public and to our leaders about the benefits of transportation options. Auto companies, for example, are very clear that our freedom […]






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Mobility Lab Express #57 – March 1, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015 1:28 PM

Transit, bicycling, and pedestrian programs will be increasingly important in order to meet the country’s future transportation needs. Mobility Lab Express #57 – March 1, 2015 Also in this issue: TRANSIT TECH: An Inside Glimpse of How Parking is Going High Tech EDUCATION: 5 Ways Our Transportation Vocabulary Makes Absolutely No Sense COMMUNITY DESIGN: How […]






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Mobility Lab Express #56 – February 15, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:31 PM

President Obama has released his proposed budget, which includes $478 billion over six years for infrastructure, including a much-needed 75% increase in transit spending. Mobility Lab Express #56 – February 15, 2015 Also in this issue: ECONOMIC PROSPERITY: How Uber is Driving Down the Cost of Transportation RESEARCH: 2 Down Sides to Low Gas Prices […]






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INFOGRAPHIC: Myth: Funding Public Transportation is Too Costly

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 1:49 PM

President Obama has released his proposed budget, which includes $478 billion over six years for infrastructure, including a much-needed 75 percent increase in transit spending. State DOTs would also be given incentives to expand bicycling and walking options, TIGER grant funding would be increased, and bridges would have some added money for repairs. If the […]






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Plowing Snow for People Who Bike Gives Arlington National Cachet

Thursday, February 5, 2015 3:17 PM

With a new program to plow snow from bike paths, the work of BikeArlington in Arlington County, Virginia has been recognized as a national leader with a feature in today’s Washington Post. “Arlington County has committed to clearing trails,” said Tim Kelley, operations manager for BikeArlington. “That’s been a huge thing — really, just in […]






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Mobility Lab Express #55 – February 1, 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015 4:03 PM

More than 120 Arlington businesses were recognized this past week as “Champions” of making transportation easier for their employees and tenants, and for the Washington region. Mobility Lab Express #55 – February 1, 2015 Also in this issue: RESEARCH: More Jobs Created Through Public Transportation Than Roads RESEARCH: Fully Driverless Cars Will Be Ready in […]






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Arlington Businesses Honored as “Champions” of Making Transportation Easier

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 3:08 PM

This time of the year in Hollywood, award ceremonies happen almost every night. But in Arlington today, the only place to be was at the Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) 2014 Champions Breakfast Ceremony. “Government can’t do it alone. This really is a partnership with the business community, and you’re work makes an enormous difference every […]






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