We're all holding our collective breath to see where Amazon will set up their new headquarters. The main players appear to be large metropolises on the East Coast like DC, Boston, Philly, Miami, and many more. But Amazon isn't the only company looking to move to the heart of a major city — enterprises such as McDonald's, Reebok, and Nestlé have decided to relocate to urban zip codes as well. Why is everyone picking up and moving from their suburban homes?
You know how much we love talking about all the different ways people can move around our vast cities, so we asked our team to share their commute stories. Maybe you're looking to change how you get to work, or are searching for a better option - well, we've got the inside scoop.
The #MeToo movement has made women's rights the talk of the town — not just the base-level right to vote and own property, but the right to exist in the world the way men do every day. While some imagine women feel most vulnerable at a bar or in a dark alleyway, many have reported being scared to use the public transportation services on which they rely for daily routines.
Curb space has become some of the most valuable property in urban areas. Why? Traffic. This is one of the biggest issues that many crowded cities face in our modern world, causing myriad problems, from pedestrian and road safety to pollution and health concerns.
Cities globally are experiencing the same changes in transportation — better information about mobility is a universal need. That’s why our vision for TransitScreen is boundless: our technology can work in any place, for any person, to get them anywhere they need to go. We can run on any screen or any mobile device, in any city in five countries (and 10 languages).