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Rachel Karitis

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How public transit increases multifamily property value

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Mar 8, 2018 10:47:31 AM

If you're in the real estate market in 2018, then you know how powerful location is. Not just location to nearby attractions (although those are still valuable), but location to public transit.

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

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

The top 25 most transit-friendly university campuses

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Feb 21, 2018 11:52:42 AM

That time of year is here again, when high school seniors everywhere choose where they're going to college next fall. For most of them, the move-in process won't involve bringing a permanent vehicle — fewer and fewer colleges allow freshmen to keep cars on campus.

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TDM 101: How Seattle makes magic happen

Posted by Rachel Karitis on Feb 16, 2018 1:38:18 PM

The numbers are in: Seattle continues to decrease the percentage of commuters who drive alone to work while simultaneously increasing the number of downtown jobs. In other cities across the country, transit ridership only decreases. What makes Seattle so different than all the other cities trying to do the same?

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Topics: Smart Cities, TDM, Corporate Workplace, Mobility