If you weren't with us last year then you probably won't remember when we shared that 17 percent of Americans commute over 45 minutes to work, totaling in nearly 16 days a year being spent in a car. This could be why we're finding that more professionals are leaving jobs due to grueling commutes.
Urban development has been structuring itself around a new concept lately: mobility. Mobility isn't just about how easy it is to get out of your neighborhood, but also about what's in your neighborhood. Can you walk out of your home and walk to a grocery store, a shop, or a bar?
In a major metropolis like Seattle, parking spots outnumber households — specifically, there are over five parking spots in the city per household. Why do we feel like there's never any parking? That's because most people will opt to circle an area hoping to find a cheaper spot on the street rather than pay for a parking garage spot (even though garages typically never reach capacity).
There are so many ways to get around in our multimodal world today. With toll prices rising and congestion pricing being put into place, people are getting creative with how they can save time and money. That's how we got to slugging.
October is beautiful for so many reasons: the fall colors, cooler weather, autumn flavors, and of course, Halloween. In the spirit of Halloween, we've collected some of the creepiest haunted spots around the nation that are ridiculously easy to get to.
The change of seasons is bringing more than just new weather, but also new mobility. Some companies have begun to capitalize on their general approval, forcing America to think about what mobility really means.