Natalie Runnerstrom

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Micromobility 101: What is it?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 11/1/18 2:54 PM

There are many things changing within the transportation landscape: increased bike lanes, pedestrian-only areas, and autonomous vehicles to name a few. What's really been taking center stage is micromobility, but you may know it better as bikes and scooters — the missing pieces to urban movement.

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Topics: Mobility, Bikes, Smart Cities

You don't need a car to go vote this November

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/30/18 12:06 PM

                      Photo by Elliott Stallion on Unsplash

It's beginning to feel like Fall, which means it's voting season. If you think it'll be difficult getting to your polling location, think again — you can use mass transit to go vote for free or at a discounted rate! 

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Topics: Mobility, TDM

A scary realization: People are quitting their jobs due to horrifying commutes

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/25/18 12:44 PM

If you weren't with us last year then you probably won't remember when we shared that 17 percent of Americans commute over 45 minutes to work, totaling in nearly 16 days a year being spent in a car. This could be why we're finding that more professionals are leaving jobs due to grueling commutes. 

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Topics: Mobility, Corporate Workplace, TDM, Smart Cities

Shop til' you drop: Improving curb space could boost foot traffic for retailers

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/23/18 1:07 PM

                      Photo by Artyom Sklyarov on Unsplash

Urban development has been structuring itself around a new concept lately: mobility. Mobility isn't just about how easy it is to get out of your neighborhood, but also about what's in your neighborhood. Can you walk out of your home and walk to a grocery store, a shop, or a bar? 

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Topics: Mobility, Design, Bikes, Retail, Commercial, Real Estate, Smart Cities

How companies can give commuter benefits a boost

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/18/18 2:26 PM

                      Photo by Rokas Niparavičius on Unsplash 

In a major metropolis like Seattle, parking spots outnumber households — specifically, there are over five parking spots in the city per household. Why do we feel like there's never any parking? That's because most people will opt to circle an area hoping to find a cheaper spot on the street rather than pay for a parking garage spot (even though garages typically never reach capacity). 

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Topics: Mobility, Bikes, Corporate Workplace, Smart Cities

What is slugging?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/16/18 2:17 PM

There are so many ways to get around in our multimodal world today. With toll prices rising and congestion pricing being put into place, people are getting creative with how they can save time and money. That's how we got to slugging.

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Topics: Mobility, TDM, Smart Cities

Take your mobility to scary new heights

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/11/18 2:07 PM

October is beautiful for so many reasons: the fall colors, cooler weather, autumn flavors, and of course, Halloween. In the spirit of Halloween, we've collected some of the creepiest haunted spots around the nation that are ridiculously easy to get to. 

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Topics: Mobility, MobilityScore, Hospitality, Commercial, Retail