TransitScreen Blog

Are cities starting to shape the future of bikeshare?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Jul 31, 2018 9:00:00 AM

In a previous blog, we talked about the competition heating up between Uber and Lyft to obtain the largest fleet of bikes and scooters — now, things seem to be getting personal amongst the bikeshare companies themselves. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Bikes, Mobility

Put the pedal to the medal: A fierce competition for bikeshare companies

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Jul 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Who would've thought that scooters and bikes would be so popular amongst adults?

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Topics: Smart Cities, Bikes, Mobility

2018: The summer of the scooter

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Jul 12, 2018 10:47:41 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: Smart Cities, Real-Time Information, Company News, Bikes, Mobility

New York's plan to combat the L train shutdown

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Jul 10, 2018 2:08:40 PM

Humans are creatures of habit. We like to have reliability in our daily routines, but sometimes things aren't that reliable... they catch fire, are late, or have to undergo renovations. The news of the L train taking a hiatus for reconstruction starting next April has definitely caused concern for many Brooklynites, but fear not! We're here to show you that when one train closes, many others open. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Bikes, Mobility

New field, who dis? Audi Field to open as a transit-forward stadium

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Jul 3, 2018 9:11:00 AM

                      Photo provided by Curbed DC

That's right, the highly anticipated home for the D.C. United will be opening its brand new doors to the public on July 14! The Robert F. Kennedy Stadium was nice while it lasted, but many will agree that it was in desperate need of repairs. One major update from RFK Stadium to Audi Field: accessibility.

Transit convenience was key when building the stadium, hence its prime real estate spot in between The Wharf and Nats Park. So how are they planning to achieve this? In 2017, we looked at some of the most transit-friendly NFL stadiums and noticed a trend in increasing access to public transit options while minimizing traffic. Well, Audi Field will be no exception to that trend. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Design, Bikes, Mobility