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How to Build an Active-Transportation Plan at Your Workplace

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 3:20 PM

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 […]






by Paul Mackie
Economic Prosperity
Bike Employees featured

Is Bike Parking the Right Choice for Your Business?

Friday, August 23, 2013 3:48 PM

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 […]






by Shawn Chessell
Health
London bike commute

A Triathlete’s Approach to the Daily London Commute

Thursday, July 25, 2013 9:13 AM

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 […]






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Community Design
Bike parking featured

Buildings and Transportation Closely Linked in Fight for Energy Efficiency

Friday, November 9, 2012 2:43 PM

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 […]






by Paul Mackie
Research

2007 Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) Client Study

Thursday, January 26, 2012 11:44 AM

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 […]






by ACCS Research Team