Capital Bikeshare Releases Two New Survey Reports: Surveys Provide Detailed Data on Bikeshare Usage and Regional Impact. Here are the original Tweets from this morning’s presentation and press conference.
New Yorkers, take notice … Capital Bikeshare just released two new reports containing a wealth of information on its members and how they use the program. The reports contain valuable insights into the many benefits of bikesharing, such as travel cost savings, reduction in car use, health improvements, and local business patronage. As New York [...]
Capital Bikeshare is a mobility management strategy that results in improved health – and health cost savings – of riders. Health Implications of the Capital Bikeshare Program, a study by George Washington University students, identifies promising findings that could make a strong impact on bikeshare members and people in the Washington D.C. region in general. [...]
Please join us for a press conference at Mobility Lab for the release of two new Capital Bikeshare reports. (At 12 p.m. EST this Wednesday, after the press conference, the reports will be available at Capital Bikeshare and further analysis will be published at Mobility Lab.) In the “2013 Capital Bikeshare Member Survey Report,” nearly [...]
Imagine the following scenario: Your daily commute in Washington D.C. requires taking metro’s green line to Gallery Place, then transferring onto a metrobus to your final destination. Unfortunately, the Washington Capitals hockey team is playing at Gallery Place’s Verizon Center. The game has just completed, and the street is teaming with Caps fans. Traffic is [...]
Local technologists shared ideas and worked together at Mobility Lab’s recent Data Visualization Hack Day. It’s great to take an online community and bring folks together. One of the participants, Ted Eytan, has already shared his experience of how he learned about new available data sets – see Walking on Mondays Looks Like a Healthy, Smart Business [...]
I recently attended the National Bike Summit in Washington D.C. It’s always an exciting and energizing event and I particularly enjoy meeting bike advocates and professionals from around the country and hearing about biking in their area. This year, what I kept hearing is the recognition that biking and walking are good for the local [...]
Recently, my wife had to attend some meetings in Paris, so I cashed in my frequent flyer miles and joined her. Once there, I quickly realized that I faced a tough logistical challenge: How would a single American manage to reach such a large number of neighborhoods teaming with overwhelming quantities of quality wine, cheese, and [...]
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 [...]
Mobility Lab’s Data Visualization Hack Day (tomorrow, Saturday, March 23) will bring together programmers with agency representatives and community stakeholders. Our goal is to share both the data we have about regional mobility systems and the tools we use to visualize them. There’s something about visual information that manages to engage people and fire the imagination. As [...]
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).