TransitScreen Blog

How to pick the right tech for your office

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sep 13, 2018 11:51:28 AM

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Office refurbishment projects are incredibly important for keeping businesses current, improving the performance of employees, and even in attracting new recruits. In fact, a fifth of current 18- to 24-year-olds admit they have rejected a potential employer due to unimpressive office design and outdated amenities.

Inspiring this younger generation often requires integrating modern technology and undertaking a refurbishment project can provide the ideal opportunity to reassess current tech and consider new additions. 

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Topics: Real Estate, Corporate Workplace, Commercial

Could start-ups be the reason why fewer millennials are buying cars?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Sep 11, 2018 9:51:00 AM

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A study published by The Ohio State University found that 58% of the millennials they surveyed said they don't have a car because they don't need one — meaning that more than half of their participants could go through their daily lives car-free.

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Topics: Design, Bikes, Mobility

No car, no problem: Car-free cities around the world

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Sep 7, 2018 11:43:25 AM

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Multiple cities around the globe have gone carless. Some were designed that way, while others have made a conscious decision to eliminate anything with four wheels. There are many benefits to going carless: decreasing carbon emissions, increasing pedestrian safety, and improving public health. These are some of the main reasons that many car-centric cities are setting goals to go completely electric, or just completely carless.

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Topics: Smart Cities, Design, Bikes, Mobility

Are private mobility companies the solution for every trip?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Sep 4, 2018 9:56:00 AM

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Scooters and bikes are everywhere and not just in America. To some, this global phenomenon appears to be the future of transportation, to others they're a nuisance, and to a few more they're just toys. Regardless of which side you're on, an important question to ask is: Are these private mobility companies are dropping their rides in the right places?

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Topics: Smart Cities, Bikes, Mobility

Bikes: A global cycle for the future

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Aug 30, 2018 10:23:00 AM

In 1965, Witte Fietsen (white bikes) were placed throughout the streets of Amsterdam for the public to use for free. The program was quickly discontinued due to vandalism and theft, but started back up in 1995 still facing the same issues as it did 30 years ago.

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Topics: Smart Cities, Design, Bikes, Mobility