Authors & Contributions
Ashley Robbins

Ashley Robbins

Ashley is research director for Mobility Lab.

Federal performance measures: What are they, and why are they so important?

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation released its final rules for highway and interstate performance measures, which will play a role in the evaluation of and decision-making process for future federal projects. The enumeration of the measures themselves was mandated through the Move Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act of 2012,… Read more »

TDM Tidbits: Despite the Hoopla, Millennials Are Just Like All the Other Urbanists

TDM Tidbits brings you the top news and research about transportation demand management initiatives from around the country and world. NATIONAL Zipcar Survey Finds Millennials Are Just Like All Other Urbanites When it Comes to Transportation Preferences and Car Ownership (Washington Post) Federal Judge Rules Uber Must Face Lawsuit Claiming Bias Against Blind Riders With Service… Read more »

TDM Tidbits: UberPool Data Gives Insight to Local Travel Patterns

TDM Tidbits brings you the top news and research about transportation demand management initiatives from around the country and world. NATIONAL Uber Estimates 164,000 Fewer Miles Have Been Driven by UberPool Carpool Users (Re/Code) Study Finds Asthma Rates Similar For Black Youth in Detroit and Rural Georgia (Helio) Household Spending on Transportation is Squeezing the Middle-Class… Read more »

TDM Tidbits: Innovative Apps Launching at a Mile a Minute

We’ve got a new regular feature here at Mobility Lab that we think you’ll be excited about. TDM Tidbits will bring you the top news and research about transportation demand management initiatives from around the country and world. We hope, by following Tidbits and all the rest of our regular stories, you’ll be able to stay… Read more »

Details in New Metro 7000 Trains Could Please Even the Grumpiest Riders

At 7:12 on this rainy morning, the first 7000 series trains rolled into service on Washington D.C.’s Metro subway. Meant to replace the 280 remaining trains in the 1000 series that were delivered in 1976, the new trains are light-years ahead of their predecessors. Besides the various safety features that improve upon the 1000 series… Read more »