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Rachel Karitis

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TDM101: Vancouver, a city ahead of its time

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Apr 30, 2018 1:41:52 PM

Let's talk about Vancouver.

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

Mobility's impact on multifamily rents

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Apr 27, 2018 10:45:32 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: Real-Time Information, Multifamily, Real Estate, Commercial, MobilityScore

Revisiting: Try biking to work!

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Apr 25, 2018 5:53:48 PM

You probably already know how much we like bikes over here. Last year, we wrote about the importance of Bike to Work Day. The year before that, we wrote about 7 reasons to give bikeshare a chance.

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Topics: Smart Cities, TDM, Corporate Workplace, Bikes

TDM 101: How to improve your workplace

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Mar 28, 2018 2:50:54 PM

So far, we've looked at transportation demand management (TDM) practices across cities and areas — the Bay Area and Seattle, specifically. Now, we'd like to look at it from a different angle: the corporate workplace.

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Topics: TDM, Corporate Workplace

Dockless bikeshare, 6 months later

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Mar 22, 2018 12:08:04 PM

We're nearing the end of the 7-month trial period for dockless bikeshare in Washington, DC. In the middle of September 2017, hundreds of colorful bikes hit the streets, mostly in the downtown area. We went out to test them ourselves, and you could hear the hubbub on the streets around us. "How do these work?" passersby asked us. "You just unlock them? With your phone?"

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Topics: Smart Cities, Bikes, Mobility