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Transit as a lifelong habit: Early transit use informs choices later on in life

Travel choices are a habit, and not just one for a day-to-day consideration. A new study by Michael Smart and Nicholas Klein found that people who lived near reliable transit options early in their lives, such as in their 20s and 30s, were more likely to choose transit later on. Writing on Planetizen, the authors… Read more »

Mountain Line

Free transit attracts riders and helps communities in more ways than one

In January, Missoula, Montana’s transit agency, Mountain Line, began a three-year, “zero-fare” demonstration project on its fixed-route and door-to-door services, meaning boarding passengers no longer pay to use the bus. Implementing a zero-fare system was part of a larger transit improvement package that includes late-night service on its four most popular routes, increased frequency on… Read more »

Online Mapping

Building Better Online Transit Mapping For All

One of the exciting aspects of the Arlington Transit Tech Initiative is how it rethinks the way information about travel options is visually presented. In April, we introduced you to the Transitive.js library, a web-based platform created specifically for this project. Today, we look at how it can serve as a resource not just for… Read more »

Ben Foster

What Does Behavioral Science Have to Do With Transportation?

Arlingtonian Ben Foster dropped by Mobility Lab this week and shared his perspective with a few dozen transportation experts on how behavioral science can help us better understand how we make decisions and how different types of information can affect the ways in which we might change our routines. And as part of my company… Read more »


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2008 ACCS Commercial Building Study

This study explored the relative roles of site features, public transit, parking, and other transportation services on commercial location decisions in Arlington County and on the choices employees make in how they travel to work.  This study was designed to assess the value of ACCS’ services to employers and employees and to define the role… Read more »