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Mobility Lab Express #69 – September 1, 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:08 PM

UberPool. Lyft Line. Bridj. Sidecar. Carma. Split. Social Bicycles. Vectus. RideAmigos. car2go. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. Mobility Lab Express #69 – September 1, 2015






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Community Design
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Walking, the Oldest Form of Public Transportation, Goes High Tech

Monday, August 24, 2015 10:05 AM

For finding out what’s hot in the world of “people tracking,” Walk Hack Night at Mobility Lab on Thursday was the place to be. Co-sponsored by WalkArlington, the event featured a handful of innovators speaking to a standing-room-only crowd of about 80 members of the Transportation Techies group in rapid-fire presentations on why knowing more […]






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Mobility Lab Express #68 – August 15, 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015 11:28 PM

Even in the doldrums of summer here in Arlington, Virginia, where Mobility Lab is based, there is still cool stuff going on with our Transportation Techies. Just a year-and-a-half old, the quickly expanding group has mostly met in Arlington and next-door Washington D.C., but it recently took its first journey to Baltimore. It’s a safe […]






by Paul Mackie
Commentary
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Rebranding “TDM” Could Fix the Industry’s Communications Struggle

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 12:10 PM

Would a common definition of the term and practice of transportation demand management help the industry find other funding sources, do better lobbying for policies, and gain wider acceptance and popularity? And, as we at Mobility Lab constantly ponder internally, is the user-unfriendly term TDM keeping us from reaching these goals as well? Kirk Hovenkotter, […]






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Self Driving Car

Mobility Lab Express #67 – August 1, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015 12:26 PM

We at Mobility Lab have been working overtime at this past week’s annual Association for Commuter Transportation conference, as we continue to push diverse traveling options to cure so many of society’s transportation, health, and environmental woes. Look for several articles at our website in the coming weeks about the great work we learned that others in […]






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Biking for Everyone

Mobility Lab Express #66 – July 15, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 1:35 PM

This is the time of year when we at Mobility Lab start to get excited for the annual Association for Commuter Transportation conference. This year, it’s in Baltimore from July 26-29, and it’s a key marker for moving the transportation-management industry in the much-needed directions of more funding, policy, and prestige. We’re speaking on a […]






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Mobility Lab Express #65 – July 1, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015 9:08 AM

This issue of Mobility Lab Express arrives in your inbox with a new look. By making the news we bring you here more mobile friendly (since research tells us 65 percent of you are reading this on a smart phone), we hope you’ll be intrigued enough to click on links and join the longer conversations […]






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Community Design
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StreetsCamp Lights Up the Twitterverse: Storytelling Edition

Monday, June 22, 2015 1:59 PM

Also see excellent coverage of this storytelling session by Greater Greater Washington. [View the story “StreetsCamp Lights Up the Twitter-verse: Storytelling Edition” on Storify]






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Mobility Lab Express #64 – June 15, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:33 PM

I recently got a lot of great tips on how public-transportation advocates should talk. Mobility Lab Express #64 – June 15, 2015 Also in this issue: POLICY: Transit Agencies Need Online Savvy to Influence Politics RESEARCH: Should Uber Get Special Treatment? A Look At Sharing-Economy Rules COMMUNITY DESIGN: Does Chicago’s Elevated “L” Get the Fundamentals […]






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Mobility Lab Express #63 – June 1, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:29 PM

Transportation agencies must give people the tools and information needed to get around. Mobility Lab Express #63 – June 1, 2015 Also in this issue: POLICY: Transit in U.S. Can Look to Swiss for Economic Vision, Beyer Says TRANSIT TECH: How Transit Agencies Can Manage the “Blizzard” of Negativity on Twitter BUSINESS: Uber, Lyft Get […]






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