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Rachel Karitis

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2018: The summer of the scooter

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 7/12/18 10:47 AM

They’re all the rage with millennials, Silicon Valley tech execs, tourists and fun-loving commuters — we’re talking electric scooters, people.

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Topics: Mobility, Bikes, Real-Time Information, Smart Cities, Company News

TDM101: How property managers can encourage active transportation

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 5/24/18 2:53 PM

Turning the tides toward sustainable habits via transportation demand management requires buy-in from so many different parties.

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Topics: Multifamily, Bikes, Real Estate, TDM

Autonomous vehicles & the future of car ownership

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 5/21/18 1:13 PM

There's a lot of hype right now around self-driving cars, especially in transit-nerd circles. But for the average person not deeply entrenched in every small update, there are a lot of questions. On a scale from "city bus" to "Elon Musk's hyperloop," just how close to reality are autonomous vehicles? And what will they mean for cities, parking requirements, and car ownership?

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Topics: Mobility, Real Estate, Smart Cities

Electric scooters: What's the deal?

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 5/9/18 9:30 AM

You've been reading all about the different electric scooter options hitting the streets. (Is it the future of transit? Is it a fad? Nobody knows yet!) But what's the difference between all of them, and what do you really need to know?

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Topics: Mobility, Smart Cities, Real-Time Information

The 5 hottest commercial office trends

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 5/3/18 4:07 PM

The workplace is changing rapidly. The hours people spend at work are increasing (or decreasing, depending on who you ask). The needs of the average worker is changing, and with it are the responsibilities of the modern commercial real estate developer and owner.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Commercial, Real Estate

TDM101: Vancouver, a city ahead of its time

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 4/30/18 1:41 PM

Let's talk about Vancouver.

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Topics: TDM, Smart Cities, Real-Time Information, Mobility

Mobility's impact on multifamily rents

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 4/27/18 10:45 AM

We've suggested before that proximity to public transit is a bigger factor in searching for a multifamily apartment than in traditional home-buying. Now, we've got the data to back it all up.

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Topics: MobilityScore, Real Estate, Real-Time Information, Multifamily, Commercial