Transit

  • How to mine cell phone data to plan transit

    How to mine cell phone data to plan transit

    24 million people visited Lake Tahoe in 2015—and only 1.4% used transit. Planners want 20% and a better way of studying travel patterns is helping.

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  • How implementing biophilic architecture can soothe transit riders

    How implementing biophilic architecture can soothe transit riders

    Read Rachel Bannon-Godfrey's article in Metro Magazine.

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  • The next big disruption is here

    The next big disruption is here

    Shared autonomous vehicles will free up urban parking spaces, thereby increasing density, say Harold Madi and David Dixon in the Ontario Planning Journal

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  • Transit-Oriented Development (TOD): It’s not just about the station

    Transit-Oriented Development (TOD): It’s not just about the station

    Successful TODs stem from big-picture thinking; here are four proven strategies to maximize potential

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  • How planning for autonomous vehicles can help cities improve 3 types of infrastructure

    How planning for autonomous vehicles can help cities improve 3 types of infrastructure

    Shared Automated Vehicles can support urbanization, inclusion, and improve transportation options

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  • Microtransit series (Part 1): Technology helps cities meet demand for accessible transit

    Microtransit series (Part 1): Technology helps cities meet demand for accessible transit

    How are new technologies bringing cost-effective changes that will meet transit riders’ needs now—and in the future?

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  • What if your neighborhood could make you healthier?

    What if your neighborhood could make you healthier?

    The WELL Community Standard equips planners to build health promotion into the very fabric of neighborhoods

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  • Creating a new paradigm for traffic safety—trade the car for other transit options

    Creating a new paradigm for traffic safety—trade the car for other transit options

    Studies suggest smart growth policies, complete streets design, and transit-oriented development might help save lives

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  • 4 reasons microtransit is here to stay

    4 reasons microtransit is here to stay

    From digital platforms to private-sector investment, the world has changed for microtransit

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  • Come join us at transportation industry events around the world!

    Come join us at transportation industry events around the world!

    Join our experts at industry events around the world as they share knowledge about our experience with designing various components of transportation networks!

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  • It’s important to focus on the positives of major projects. How do you do it?

    It’s important to focus on the positives of major projects. How do you do it?

    Struggling with negative perceptions? Here’s how to involve local workers, build lifelong relationships, and get the community on board

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  • Looking back at Infrastructure Week: We have our marching orders—educate and advocate

    Looking back at Infrastructure Week: We have our marching orders—educate and advocate

    As practitioners, now is the time to focus on what role we can take in helping repair our infrastructure systems in the US

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  • Redefining mobility: What does the future look like?

    Redefining mobility: What does the future look like?

    Getting out of single-occupancy vehicles and seamlessly connecting shared travel modes will increase equity and reduce traffic congestion

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Why study autonomous vehicles and the city?

    From the Design Quarterly: Why study autonomous vehicles and the city?

    Here is a look at one busy intersection in Chicago and how the streetscape might look after the autonomous revolution

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  • Resilience in a Transportation System

    Resilience in a Transportation System

    In this Transportation Research Circular article, Ryan Martinson explores what resiliency is – and isn’t – and why a whole-systems approach improves transportation system resilience.

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  • Traffic management and preparing a city for the big game

    Traffic management and preparing a city for the big game

    When a major event rolls into town, everything from on-site parking to public transit to security needs to be evaluated

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  • A bridge to the future: Direct-fixation rail helps Denver commuter project span challenges

    A bridge to the future: Direct-fixation rail helps Denver commuter project span challenges

    Creative design choices put 2-mile rail bridge on smooth track in fast-growing Colorado city

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  • Autonomous vehicles could ruin our downtowns. But not if we act now.

    Autonomous vehicles could ruin our downtowns. But not if we act now.

    The International Downtown Association (IDA) membership is ideally positioned to prod cities to plan for autonomous mobility strategies that work

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  • WEBINAR RECORDING Digging Deep into Data: How cell phone activity data enhances transportation planning

    WEBINAR RECORDING Digging Deep into Data: How cell phone activity data enhances transportation planning

    Cynthia Albright and Graeme Masterton discuss how they used cell phone data to understand the seasonal activity, develop annual counts, and identify the most popular destinations in Lake Tahoe

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  • My first job? A New York City megaproject that provided lessons for a lifetime

    My first job? A New York City megaproject that provided lessons for a lifetime

    Caitlin DiDonato shares what she learned about diving in deep and navigating super-sized projects like Atlantic Yards.

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