Race and Place: Who Do We Plan For?

November 30, 2020

Most planners have an aspiration toward placemaking: we dream of quaint public squares where residents can walk to local businesses as streetcars hum past tree-lined sidewalks. We dream of the “15 Minute City”, of cheerful connected places where...

Your Mayor Should Be Riding The Bus

November 24, 2020

After losing his wife and daughter in a car crash in 1972, newly-elected US Senator Joe Biden famously took Amtrak home from Washington DC to Wilmington, Delaware almost every day so that he could be home for his two sons as they grew up. So now...

Doing More with Less: Art or Science?

November 23, 2020

During the last week of October I attended the Rail~Volution transit conference. While the sessions were timely, insightful and thought-provoking, I couldn’t help but notice the eight-ton elephant in the room: COVID-19. Even when we don’t talk...

Transformative Transportation in the Age of COVID-19

November 19, 2020

The One-Stop-Shop Approach to Transit Management

“The next generation of transformative transportation is here in front of us...This is the age of acceleration.”

- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s words are from 2018;...

Tools for Accessible Transit

November 17, 2020

At TransLoc, a big piece of our mission has and will continue to be providing users with an equitable transit experience. This commitment has driven our investment in building product features that provide transit opportunities to all users, with...

Creating Safe Services

November 16, 2020

At the start of 2020, the transit industry was positioned to enhance all of the tools in its already existing arsenal - smart partnerships, technology, data expertise and more - to push forward trends such as autonomous vehicle innovation, the...

Destination Democracy: Helping Voters Get to the Polls

October 16, 2020

TransLoc is committed to equitable transportation. When we saw a need within communities where constituents rely on public transportation to reach the polls, we decided to act. Voting is as fundamental a right as transit. This election season, we...

The Time for a Mobility Revolution is Now

October 13, 2020

 

When Roads Are Racist

September 30, 2020

The LA Times published an opinion piece arguing that the freeways of Los Angeles are California’s largest monuments to racism. The author outlines how freeways were intentionally built through Black and Latino communities and even used as...

“...And let it begin with me.”

September 03, 2020

“Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me…”

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