Microtransit Provides an Opportunity to Thrive

March 08, 2019
Hear from Lauren Marks, Executive Director of The Exceptional Foundation of Atlanta, about how a microtransit service in Gwinnett County, GA is providing service for an exceptional group.

I am the Executive Director for a newly established...

How the Desire to Improve Lives Brought One Urban Planner from KCATA to TransLoc

March 05, 2019

TransLoc welcomes AICP-certified planner Tyler Means to the team as Senior Project Manager. Tyler comes from one of TransLoc’s transit agency partners, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), where he served as Operations Manager. He...

Growing The Movement

February 21, 2019

Just about a year ago, TransLoc was acquired by Ford Smart Mobility. After spending the bulk of my professional career working at TransLoc in a bootstrapped and then VC rocket-fueled spaceship, we were finally in orbit. We are now a part of a...

Innovation vs. Courage

January 24, 2019

It’s that time of the year again when the headlines hitting the news are full of hyperbole and dubious practicality generated from the annual paean to the newest technology, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The transportation industry...

What Are We Valuing?

December 14, 2018

 The Triangle region of North Carolina where I live recently learned that we struck out on two coveted high-tech campuses: a huge Apple campus (Austin was the eventual winner) and Amazon’s 2nd headquarters (HQ2) that went to NYC and Northern...

Transit a Big Winner in Midterm Elections

November 13, 2018

In last week’s midterm elections, voters enthusiastically supported transportation issues. According to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), “Voters passed 17 of 20 transportation-related ballot measures—an approval rate of 85...

Insights from Inside: SUMC's 2018 National Shared Mobility Summit

March 29, 2018

Staged annually in the Windy City, the National Shared Mobility Summit focuses on the discussion and exploration of the latest developments in car-sharing, shared autonomous and electric vehicles, bike-sharing, e-hailing and microtransit.

When the Limes and Oranges descended on Durham

December 13, 2017

On November 27, hundreds of neon green bikes and orange bikes descended on downtown Durham. Within hours, the green LimeBikes and orange Spin bikes had migrated towards Ninth Street. A couple days later, my kids made it a game to spot the bright...

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