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Recent blog posts from these Arlington County Commuter Services programs: Arlington's Car-Free Diet, Arlington Transportation Partners, WalkArlington, BikeArlington, and Mobility Lab; and from Arlington Transit - ART.

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Millennials and City Dwellers Have Nearly Identical Transportation Preferences

If you were born after 1980, you’re a Millennial. But if you live in an urban area, you probably think like one, regardless of your age. That is the takeaway from the fifth annual survey of Millennials from Zipcar. Released this month, Zipcar's report confirms something many of us have expected for quite a while: []

Apr. 23, 2015, Mobility Lab

TDM Tidbits: Despite the Hoopla, Millennials Are Just Like All the Other Urbanists

TDM Tidbits brings you the top news and research about transportation demand management initiatives from around the country and world. NATIONAL Zipcar Survey Finds Millennials Are Just Like All Other Urbanites When it Comes to Transportation Preferences and Car Ownership (Washington Post) Federal Judge Rules Uber Must Face Lawsuit Claiming Bias Against Blind Riders With Service []

Apr. 23, 2015, Mobility Lab

Did You Know? Best Workplaces & Best Sites for Commuters Offer More Recognition Opportunities

For our Champions who are looking to earn even more national recognition, Best Workplace for Commuters and Best Sites for Commuters, gives businesses and properties an additional opportunity to showcase their benefits and dedication to sustainable transportation.

Apr. 23, 2015, ATP

Arlington County First in Nation with Program to Ease Public-School Staff Commutes

The only transportation demand management (TDM) program for public school faculty and staff in the U.S. has been created in Arlington County, Virginia. The program, called “ATP Schools,” is being administered by Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP), the employer-outreach arm of Arlington County Commuter Services. Funded by a grant from Virginia’s Department of Rail and Public []

Apr. 22, 2015, Mobility Lab

Celebrate Earth Day with Transportation

Happy Earth Day - see how you can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle when you choose more sustainable transportation options!

Apr. 22, 2015, ATP

Crystal City Walkabout Route Sparkles and Shines at Debut Event

Apr. 22, 2015, WalkArlington

Business Leaders Network to Make Transportation Easier in Arlington

'One of the biggest benefits of being part of this program is learning what other companies are doing,' says Christine Ng of Environ, a science and technology consultancy that is one of hundreds of businesses served by Arlington Transportation Partners. Her compliment of ATP is captured in one of a series of videos shot at []

Apr. 21, 2015, Mobility Lab

How Capital Bikeshare Members Use System is Becoming Clearer

Since Capital Bikeshare’s previous surveys in 2011 and 2012, members of the Washington D.C. region’s bikeshare program have grown a little older, become more widespread throughout the region (rather than simply being from the urban core), and become more prominently affluent white males. This latest survey (see the full survey and executive summary here) – []

Apr. 21, 2015, Mobility Lab

Capital Bikeshare Member Survey, 2014

The 2014 Capital Bikeshare Member Survey is the third edition of a survey of members with the Washington region's Capital Bikeshare system. With more than 350 stations across the District of Columbia, Arlington County (VA), the City of Alexandria (VA), and Montgomery County (MD) at the time of writing, thousands of the region's residents and []

Apr. 21, 2015, Mobility Lab

Bike to Work Day is Less Than a Month Away

Bike to Work Day (BTWD) is happening Friday, May 15 and will have six pit stop locations in Arlington County. Keep reading to see why Business Development Manager, Brendan Casey, calls BTWD one of his favorite days of the year!

Apr. 20, 2015, ATP

TDM Tidbits: UberPool Data Gives Insight to Local Travel Patterns

TDM Tidbits brings you the top news and research about transportation demand management initiatives from around the country and world. NATIONAL Uber Estimates 164,000 Fewer Miles Have Been Driven by UberPool Carpool Users (Re/Code) Study Finds Asthma Rates Similar For Black Youth in Detroit and Rural Georgia (Helio) Household Spending on Transportation is Squeezing the Middle-Class []

Apr. 20, 2015, Mobility Lab

National Walk@Lunch Day - Overview & Sneak Peek

National Walk@Lunch Day is happening in two weeks - have you registered? Get a look inside the big event happening on April 29, 2015!

Apr. 17, 2015, ATP

Cities Must Understand Bikeshare Is Transit

Bikeshare systems either have to make it on their own or be subsidized like the rest of the transportation system. This difference of opinion within the bikeshare industry was recently brought to light by an article at NextCity.org entitled San Antonio Bikeshare Threatens to Close Without Major Sponsor. But it isn’t such a black or white []

Apr. 17, 2015, Mobility Lab

TDM Tidbits: Innovative Apps Launching at a Mile a Minute

We've got a new regular feature here at Mobility Lab that we think you'll be excited about. TDM Tidbits will bring you the top news and research about transportation demand management initiatives from around the country and world. We hope, by following Tidbits and all the rest of our regular stories, you'll be able to stay []

Apr. 16, 2015, Mobility Lab

Arlington Transit Wants Your Feedback!

Arlington Transit is conducting a survey to get feedback regarding desired changes to ART and Metrobus service within Arlington County.

Apr. 15, 2015, ART

Mobility Lab Express #60 – April 15, 2015

Social media is undoubtedly an increasingly powerful tool to improve messaging about the values of public transportation. Mobility Lab Express #60 - April 15, 2015 Also in this issue: RESEARCH: For Earth Day, Accountability for Transportation Agencies May Begin with Environmental Messages TRANSIT TECH: School Bicycling Safety in Alexandria, Virginia Gets a Look From Tech []

Apr. 15, 2015, Mobility Lab

ATP Photoshoot: Models Still Needed

Be a part of a fun photoshoot, happening in Arlington on May 30! Receive a Capital Bikeshare year membership OR a $50 Amazon gift card.

Apr. 15, 2015, ATP

Did You Know: ATP Hosts/Supports National and Regional Events

As part of our complimentary services, ATP hosts and supports events at the national and regional level. See how we can help your business or property today!

Apr. 14, 2015, ATP

Champion of the Month: One & Two Liberty Center (Kodiak Realty Services)

Want to see what a Champion of the Month looks like? Keep reading to see why we named One & Two Liberty Center April's Champion of the Month!

Apr. 13, 2015, ATP

Explore the Facets of Crystal City on Foot on Friday, April 17

Apr. 13, 2015, WalkArlington

ART Bus Series: ART 87 (Pentagon Metro - Army Navy Drive - Shirlington)

If you've been avoiding Shirlington because it doesn't have a Metro Station - then you've been missing out. Check out the latest in our ART Bus series and how you can quickly get to and from the Urban Village.

Apr. 10, 2015, ART

ATP Teams Up with Arlington Public Schools

Business Development Manager, Elizabeth Denton, has teamed up with Arlington Public Schools to promote healthier, safer and more sustainable transportation options for faculty and staff.

Apr. 8, 2015, ATP

ART Bus Series: ART 87 (Pentagon Metro - Army Navy Drive - Shirlington)

If you've been avoiding Shirlington because it doesn't have a Metro Station - then you've been missing out. Check out the latest in our ART Bus series and how you can quickly get to and from the Urban Village.

Apr. 8, 2015, ATP

New Crystal City WalkAbout from WalkArlington

WalkArlington is getting ready to debut their new WalkAbout in Crystal City. You can join the fun on April 17, 2015 and experience the new route with other walking enthusiasts. More details inside!

Apr. 6, 2015, ATP

Stand Up For Transportation Day April 9

On Thursday, April 9, Stand Up 4 Transportation and join people from around the Country in telling Congress that now is the time to invest long term in America's transportation network. Learn more and sign a petition at www.standup4transportation.org.

Apr. 6, 2015, ART

Did You Know: Champions Case Studies

Curious about the value of our Champions program? Check out our new case studies that provide perspective on transportation programs and tell a great story of how people choose to commute!

Apr. 3, 2015, ATP

National Walk@Lunch Day - Pit Stop Updates

National Walk@Lunch Day is happening April 29, 2015! Check out Arlington's three dedicated pit stops and more.

Apr. 1, 2015, ATP

Capital Bikeshare Now Accepting Cash Payments

Arlington residents can now try Capital Bikeshare using cash payments. Read this informative piece from Henry Dunbar, Program Director of BikeArlington.

Mar. 31, 2015, ATP

How I Commute to Work: Elizabeth

Check out how Elizabeth Denton, Business Development Manager, gets to work in our 2nd installment of How I Commute to Work!

Mar. 26, 2015, ATP

Property & Development Highlight: Ballston Point

Ballston Point is surrounded by numerous transportation options and features an incredible WalkScore of 96. See what this building has to offer!

Mar. 24, 2015, ATP

Did You Know?

You could save $816 a month, or $9,797 a year, if you switch from driving to riding public transportation for your commute.

American Public Transportation Association

News Headlines
Northern Virginia Transportation Commission launches Route 7 Transit Initiative

April 21, 2015, NVTC

Bridj to begin limited service in Washington on Monday

Matt McFarland, April 24, 2015, Washington Post

Virginians near I-66 see plan for HOT lanes as a threat

Robert Thomson, April 24, 2015, Washington Post

Guilty plea in fatal H St. crash

April 23, 2015, NBC Washington

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Car-Free Diet at Civitan Open Air Market

Saturday, May 2, 2015

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