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ModeScore Rates Accessibility of Buildings to Multiple Transportation Options

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 1:42 PM

A “transit premium” can increase property values by anywhere between a few percentage points up to more than 150 percent. As the business development manager of Developer Services at Arlington Transportation Partners, I spend a lot of time thinking about sustainable development, and how transportation access can improve building performance, sustainability and marketability. For my […]

Economic Prosperity
Innovation in Mobility postcard

New Transportation Options on Table at Upcoming Innovation in Mobility Summit

Friday, February 28, 2014 10:49 AM

I attended the Shared-Use Mobility Summit in San Francisco last year and came away from it with a strong sense that the conversations happening there should continue. At the time, no one knew that this inaugural event would spur such interest. Hundreds of people would be turned away due to the overwhelming response. The next […]

Arlington skyline

Real Estate Near Metro Stations Appears to Be Worth a Premium

Friday, December 20, 2013 11:39 AM

My office is about three blocks away from the Rosslyn Metro in Arlington, Virginia. I walk uphill each morning. On most days, it is enough to work up a sweat. One day recently, it was enough to get me covered in fresh-falling snow. Would my job satisfaction increase if my office were closer to Metro? […]

Economic Prosperity
Seattle Railvolution

Rail-Volution: Transit Becoming Economic Backbone of Communities

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 10:45 PM

Transit’s impact on economic development was a major theme at this year’s recent Rail-Volution conference in Seattle. King County (Washington) Executive Dow Constantine opened the conference by saying “transit is the backbone of our economy.” Many of the workshops brought up the often-publicized trend about the shift towards walkable developments, the decrease in driving by younger generations, and how transit […]

Bike Commuter featured

Revelations of a Part-Time Bike Commuter

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:18 AM

This summer, my office is participating in the National Bike Challenge - competing with office teams throughout the country to see who can collectively log the most miles on a bike. Since moving to the region nearly 3 years ago, I have been an almost exclusive Metro commuter. But, wanting to be a good colleague and teammate, […]

Mobility Lab Releases
NRDC paper featured

Shifting Demand for Car Trips = Huge Savings

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:08 PM

The Natural Resources Defense Council released a report today finding that commuters in the U.S. could save about $1,800 each year if they incorporated carpooling, public transit, or telecommuting into their daily transportation routines. By doing so, the report concludes they could reduce their total vehicle miles traveled by up to 50 percent. Howard Jennings, […]

Bike to Work Day featured

Why You Should Participate in Bike to Work Day

Thursday, May 16, 2013 11:15 AM

May is Bike Month throughout the U.S. and Canada, and in the D.C. region specifically, tomorrow is Bike to Work Day. It’s a big party day for area cyclists, even those who regularly commute by bike. Last year, more than 12,000 people registered at a number of pit stops throughout the region, where they were treated to […]

Total Health Center

Transportation and Health: A Tour of the Future

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:02 PM

In the world of “total health,” transportation and food are part of the health system. These industries combined make up a large chunk of the workforce and produce a large chunk of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. (The GHG numbers need to be interpreted with great care because there’s probably overlap between the industries. If you […]

Walk at Lunch video featured

Are You Ready for Walk at Lunch Day?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:36 PM

Have you formed your teams and mapped where you want to walk? Have you broken in new walking shoes? Are you ready to walk? We are, and this video should get you even more in the mood! Arlington Transportation Partners has been working hard to make our three pit stops for the 2013 National Walk […]

Economic Prosperity
WalkArlington Works featured

Airlines Reporting Corporation Builds Health and Commuting Options with Arlington’s Help

Monday, March 25, 2013 3:18 PM

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) is one of hundreds of companies that Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP)  works with to improve the quality-of-life in this vibrant county located directly across the Potomac River from Washington D.C. Pinky Advani, ATP’s manager of business development in the neighborhood of Clarendon, where ARC is located, partnered with Tanya Nass, manager […]