TransitScreen Blog

What do you do when rent prices become too much? Get more roommates.

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Aug 28, 2018 9:39:00 AM

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Rent is a word that we have come to hate and fear. The average cost of living in America has increased from last year with Manhattan at the forefront, followed by Los Angeles and Washington, DC. Just last year a Pew Research study discovered that more young adults were moving back home after graduating and staying for longer periods of time than previous graduates. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Multifamily, Real Estate, Mobility

What millennials are looking for in the modern office

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Aug 23, 2018 2:09:00 PM

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Millennials continue to take over the workplace with nearly one-third of businesses being made up of Generation Y. They're not easy to predict and are actually shaking up what we've known about the workplace. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

The value of your office's zip code

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Aug 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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?

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Commercial, Mobility

How open offices are stifling productivity

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Aug 16, 2018 9:39:00 AM

It may not be an entirely new concept, but open-office floor plans can be found nearly everywhere now. What was meant to lead to creativity and collaboration may actually be a hindrance by not providing enough privacy and comfortability. Let's wander through the open halls to look at the benefits and downsides in the modern workspace.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Design

Commute-ity stories: How our employees get to work

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Aug 14, 2018 9:47:00 AM

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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. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Corporate Workplace, Bikes, Mobility