The Best Time to Plant a Tree was 20 Years Ago. The Next Best Time is Today.

August 05, 2019

I grew up on 10 forested acres of land on the side of a mountain on the outskirts of the western North Carolina city of Asheville. My parents built our house overlooking Haw Creek Valley and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our nearest neighbor was a...

Microtransit Puts Opportunity Within Reach

July 31, 2019

This is probably one of the most exciting things that's happened in public transit in my lifetime. We're creating the future." - Mayor Jeffry Wosje, Plymouth, Minnesota.

Midsize metropolitan areas are growing, and traditional transit is...

The Network Effect

July 19, 2019

Biking! It’s exercise. It extends your lifespan and makes you happier. It is better for the environment and your community. It is more affordable than private car use, and efficient to boot. 

Kansas City Paves the Way for the Evolution of Microtransit

July 11, 2019

“This new transit option empowers customers to make the choice that works best for them. It’s customer-driven transit.” -Robbie Makinen, President and CEO of Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

Mobility Row: Ann Arbor Talks Technology and Innovation

July 03, 2019

Ann Arbor is a bustling, vibrant town, sporting an exciting blend of campus, commercial, and community life. With the University of Michigan practically growing directly out from the city center, there is a real sense of a thoughtful...

Campus Transportation Redefined

June 24, 2019

Over the past 15 years TransLoc has worked with campus parking and transportation departments across the United States. In this time we’ve had exposure to very unique environments - in service setup, delivery, needs, and roles. We’ve also...

How TransLoc is Forging a Company Culture that Promotes Personal Growth

June 17, 2019

“Company culture” is a phrase thrown around the internet quite often these days. Organizations are competing for the best employees in a fairly tight talent market, and “culture” is a term used to attract that talent.

Three Ways Agency-Owned Microtransit Can Be Better for the Environment Than Uber or Lyft

June 12, 2019

Uber was founded ten years ago, and has long since become a household word. The widespread adoption of TNCs (Transportation Network Companies) like Uber and Lyft has disrupted mobility in American cities, and has set new consumer expectations of...

The Moral Argument for Free Public Transit

June 05, 2019

The fundamental role of public transit is to provide access. According to the American Public Transit Association, almost half of the 10 billion annual trips on public transit are commuting to jobs and another 21 percent are for shopping. Seven...

Embracing Connections at Big Ten and Friends

May 30, 2019

The Big Ten and Friends Parking and Transportation Conference provided an intimate setting of roughly 100 attendees at Iowa State University (ISU). In addition to learning about and discussing the current state of parking and transportation, the...

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