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 —...

Use Data or Lose Everything: Transit Agencies have a Choice

August 15, 2019

A TechCrunch article from May offers a simple, clairvoyant thesis about the future of the auto industry: “Automakers have a choice: become data companies or become irrelevant.” The message is clear: traditional vehicle manufacturers will no...

Microtransit is a Value Investment

August 13, 2019

“You have to understand the makeup of Montgomery County and how much area we’re serving. We could no longer afford to put fixed route services in those areas, but they’re still going to get better service, through these new mobility options.” -...

A Versatile Mobility Solution

August 06, 2019

“Existing urban transit modes can continue to operate, but today citizens demand more than simply expanding old systems. They have access to smartphone apps and flexible ride options that have become popular by focusing on ease of use and a great...

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...

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...

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.

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...

The Future in Mobility is Here: Three Takeaways from The 2019 APTA Mobility Conference

May 29, 2019

Technology and partnerships are critical to making access to jobs, healthcare, and entertainment available to anyone who needs it.

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