Creating Vibrant Cities: Going Above and Beyond Traditional Transportation

August 19, 2019

Last week several members of the TransLoc team traveled to New York City for the 2019 ACT International Conference. This year’s conference brought together over 650 professionals from across the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and...

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...

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 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...

Why Agile Adds Value to Our Workplace (And Why You'll Want to Work Here)

February 11, 2019

 

 

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...

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