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SCH bike parking, Adam Coppola

Drive less, earn a bike: Employers thinking big with TDM programs

When Sonos wanted to move its Santa Barbara headquarters into a new downtown location, the wireless speaker company became very aware of the potential traffic impacts. After all, the company’s previous location had been two small buildings outside of the city core. And the city of Santa Barbara had its own site requirements for the new office, part… Read more »

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation cuts solo driving with employee programs

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is renowned for helping people lead healthy, productive lives. And at its headquarters in Seattle, the foundation encourages its employees to adopt healthy transportation and commuting habits. All full-time commuters at the foundation benefit from an internal transportation program. Established in 2011 by Bree Moore, the foundation’s transportation and life… Read more »

Capitol traffic- Richie Girardin

Transportation Bill Misses Boat on Most Exciting Aspects of Industry

From the fast-moving on-demand economy to increases in non-auto trips for Americans, one would think Congress would be trying to at least keep up with the latest trends in transportation. But when the U.S. House of Representatives likely passes its bipartisan, $325 billion Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act of 2015 this week, it appears… Read more »

Walking to work slideshow

How to Build an Active-Transportation Plan at Your Workplace

Employees looking to make a business case to their bosses for better workplace amenities for biking, walking, and taking public would have found a recent goDCgo event helpful. “If this is not a priority for senior management and Human Resources, make a business case, tie it to the bottom line, and prove your case. The… Read more »

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Is Bike Parking the Right Choice for Your Business?

Bicycling provides an efficient means for melding an exercise regime into your daily commute. And cycling rates are growing across North America and, for many commuters, this includes not only biking to work, but also to the store, restaurant, or public house. Forward-thinking businesses realize that providing secure bicycle storage is a great way to… Read more »

London bike commute

A Triathlete’s Approach to the Daily London Commute

The UK Cycle to Work scheme – which allows employers to loan bicycles and safety equipment to employees tax-free – is undoubtedly one of the best recent health and fitness initiatives by the UK government. Since its introduction in 1999, when it began sluggishly, more and more bikes are being leased every year. There are… Read more »

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Buildings and Transportation Closely Linked in Fight for Energy Efficiency

Transportation is a major factor in the nation’s ongoing struggle to become energy efficient. Even within the context of buildings, which create a whopping 72 percent of our energy consumption, transportation plays a key role. Transportation-related measures are some of the lowest hanging fruit for developers seeking to reach the U.S. Green Building Council’s cherished… Read more »

2007 Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) Client Study

The purpose of this study was to collect and analyze information needed to assess the performance and impact of Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) and their programs, and to establish benchmarks from which performance gains can be made. KEY FINDINGS ATP-specific Services:  Three-quarters of respondents are satisfied with ATP, 7 in 10 find them useful. Level… Read more »