Brave New World: A CoMotion LA Recap

December 11, 2019

CoMotion Los Angeles was billed as “The Global Laboratory of Future Mobility.” This lofty, aspirational idea turned out to be more than just a toothless marketing tagline, as the organizers of CoMotion and the city of Los Angeles are both putting...

Happily Ever After

November 25, 2019

As I wait on the dock for the boat ride from my hotel over to the Magic Kingdom to see Disney World for the first time, a grey-haired skipper happily greets me.

Women in Product: Promoting Community, Mobility, and Advocacy

November 11, 2019

There are many reasons why TransLoc is a great place to work. From a culture that encourages living your best life inside and outside of work, to promoting empowerment, autonomy, and ownership at all levels of the company, TransLoc cares deeply...

Let’s Talk TRANSform: Recapping Our Time at APTA’s Annual Meeting

October 28, 2019
Another great APTA Annual meeting has come and gone, but not without leaving us with a wealth of knowledge to mull over. This year’s meeting was hosted in the city that never sleeps at the New York Marriott Marquis. The big city lights paled in...

A Transportation System for the 21st Century: OnDemand in Johnson County Kansas

October 14, 2019

Over the last five years, the Kansas City area has been a hotbed of innovation for transportation. This includes consolidating fixed-route and paratransit into a single regional service and brand, RideKC, and creating a regional same-day mobility...

Designing Cities: 2019 NACTO Recap

October 03, 2019

It’s been a few weeks since I was at the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Designing Cities 2019 Conference, but I am still riding the energy waves from that event. NACTO is my happy place. It’s a chance for me to...

Hiring Tips for Engineers -- Come Join Our Team!

September 23, 2019

It’s an exciting time at TransLoc. Not only are we changing the way the world views public transportation, but our parent company Ford Mobility recently acquired Journey Holding Corporation, creating a newly-formed organization along with...

Moonshot

September 19, 2019

On my way to attend Rail~Volution last week in Vancouver, British Columbia, I finished Robert Kurson’s excellent new book “Rocket Men.” The book tells the true story of NASA’s ambitious plan to dramatically accelerate the plans for the Apollo 8...

Supply Begets Demand…

September 09, 2019

In my first job after college, I walked to work every day. At that time, I worked at the UNC General Alumni Association, in the heart of the Carolina campus, considered by many to be one of the most beautiful college campuses in the world. 

How Bikes Became One of the Best Things to Happen to Feminism

August 26, 2019

Today we celebrate the ratification of the 19th amendment to the United States’ constitution giving women the right to vote. While voting is arguably one of the greatest equalizers in our nation, women’s mobility — bicycles specifically —...

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