Earlier this month, we held our first Commute+ Reimagined webinar, discussing what the future of commuting will look like. Our panel discussed what employers will need to do and challenges they will face as cities proceed through their phases of reopening. Here are our key takeaways from the webinar.Read More
At TransitScreen, our focus has always been on lowering the number of drive-alone commutes — whether that's through public transit, biking, carpooling, or any myriad option. With the onset of COVID-19, however, commutes have been completely disrupted (to the point where many of us are simply traveling from our beds to our couches).
As offices begin to reopen and employees begin commuting once more, concern over increased drive-alone rates is rampant. Many employers can't afford to add more parking (or simply don't want to), but employees may not initially feel safe on the subway or bus. We're incorporating real-time parking into our CityMotion mobile app to support your commute management program through this challenging time, while continuing to provide information to push your employees toward sustainable options.Read More
At TransitScreen, our goal has always been to make it as simple as possible for people to make their daily commute decisions. That means real-time information about bus and train arrivals, as well as availability of nearby bikeshare and scootershare. Now, at long last, we’re introducing another feature to help keep commutes going smoothly: service alerts.
Transit, infrastructure, and policies are constantly changing. That also goes for transportation demand management, especially in the current commuting climate. Employees aren’t commuting in the same way – if at all – right now, and city infrastructure is changing to keep up.Read More
The greater Boston area (and Massachusetts as a whole) is in the beginning stages of lifting quarantine orders and reopening. As of now, general office spaces will be allowed to open.. While it’s up to companies and organizations to set their own return-to-work orders, some form of commuting will resume.Read More