TransitScreen Blog

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

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

Say hello to dockless bikeshare

Posted by Team TransitScreen on Mar 19, 2018 12:55:16 PM

At TransitScreen, we always want to make sure we're providing you with the most up-to-date information possible. The world of mobility is changing faster than ever, and you can count on us to make sure you're not missing anything. When dockless bikeshare first premiered in DC almost six months ago (wow!), we knew we had to get that data.

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Topics: Real-Time Information, Product Updates, Company News, Bikes

Choosing and Marketing Commuter Benefits

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Mar 2, 2018 5:26:32 PM

There are a lot of reasons for a company to consider offering commuter benefits to its employees. First of all, it’s legally required in some cities for companies of a certain size. But there are reasons outside of obligation!

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Topics: Real-Time Information, TDM, Corporate Workplace, Bikes

Is electric bikeshare the future?

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Feb 23, 2018 1:25:52 PM

As dockless bikeshare companies have come flocking to major cities in increasingly large droves, the transit world started buzzing — what does this mean? Should traditional bikeshare systems be worried? Is bikeshare the future of transportation? Will we all become as into biking to work and errands as people in Copenhagen are?

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Topics: Smart Cities, Bikes, Mobility