TransitScreen Blog

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

When public transit isn't safe for everyone

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Aug 9, 2018 2:30:00 PM

                 Photo by Marc Kleen on Unsplash

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. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Design, Mobility

How to highlight your property's assets

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Jul 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

                  Photo provided by Ron Solomon.

Property managers know how important lease-up rates are — it’s a huge part of the job, after all. But not every apartment just sells itself with its location! We've listed a couple of ways you can up the ante if your property isn't conveniently located within walking distance of public transportation options. 

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Topics: Multifamily, Real Estate, Design, Mobility

New field, who dis? Audi Field to open as a transit-forward stadium

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on Jul 3, 2018 9:11:00 AM

                      Photo provided by Curbed DC

That's right, the highly anticipated home for the D.C. United will be opening its brand new doors to the public on July 14! The Robert F. Kennedy Stadium was nice while it lasted, but many will agree that it was in desperate need of repairs. One major update from RFK Stadium to Audi Field: accessibility.

Transit convenience was key when building the stadium, hence its prime real estate spot in between The Wharf and Nats Park. So how are they planning to achieve this? In 2017, we looked at some of the most transit-friendly NFL stadiums and noticed a trend in increasing access to public transit options while minimizing traffic. Well, Audi Field will be no exception to that trend. 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Design, Bikes, Mobility

Improving the patient experience with real-time information

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 4, 2018 9:30:00 AM

This post is brought to you by our partners at EcoDigital Media.

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Topics: Real-Time Information, Design, Hospitality