Washington Business Journal writer Kasra Kangarloo covered the exciting new partnership between startup incubator and seed fund 1776 and Montgomery County's Office of Economic Development with the article "Montgomery County teams up with tech incubator 1776 to leverage innovation." The recent partnership between TransitScreen and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) that resulted in the recent unveiling of multiple TransitScreen displays in the Montgomery County area in part inspired this innovative collaboration. We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with Montgomery County, and all the other collaborations from our startup friends at 1776 that will arise from this new partnership.
Technical.ly/DC author Lalita Clozel covered the news about our partnership with the firm Wells + Associates in the article "New TransitScreen display goes live at Tysons Corner mall," which recently resulted in the installation of the first projection screen display of live, real-time transit information in the DC region at Tysons Corner Center mall in Fairfax County, Virginia. "The 4 foot by 6 foot glass projection screen near the Tysons Silver line will reach the 15,000 to 25,000 people who walk by it daily," said co-founder Ryan Croft in an interview with Bisnow's Tania Anderson for her article "That New Screen at Tysons." The idea is to "help drive the transformation of Tysons from a destination for drivers into a walkable, urban oasis," added Ryan. TransitScreen is excited about the potential for this partnership to enable many more travelers to make intelligent decisions about traveling throughout the region using one of the many transportation options available to them.
At a public event last week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his exciting new "Sustainable City pLAn.” This plan is described as “a roadmap for a Los Angeles that is environmentally healthy, economically prosperous, and equitable in opportunity for all — now and over the next 20 years.” Our friends at Streetsblog LA took the time to read through the entire 100+ page plan and posted many of the most exciting transportation and livability-related items listed in the revolutionary pLAn for their article "Garcetti Unveils “Sustainable City pLAn” Includes Transportation and Livability Goals."
Bisnow San Francisco recently wrote about "5 of the Bay Area's Coolest Office Amenities" that employers are utilizing to bring in and retain the top workers in the Bay Area. Included in the top five coolest office amenities is TransitScreen. "From in-office manicures to ping pong breaks, amenities are getting out of control around the Bay Area, where there's fierce competition to attract and retain workers." Read the excerpt from the article: