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

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Champion of the Month: Eastern Research Group, Inc

November's Champion of the Month is Eastern Research Group, Inc (ERG), for their amazing involvement in Champions, to not only jump up to Platinum Level, but to also give their employees even better amenities and benefits.

Nov. 25, 2015, ATP

Lyft Line - ATP's First Ride

Always eager to test new transportation options in the area, Brendan gave Lyft Line a whirl, one day after it launched in the DC region. See how the new service worked for him!

Nov. 24, 2015, ATP

Answers to Transportation Ills Need to Come from Unexpected Funding

This is the second of a two-part Mobility Lab series. Part 1 looked at the big-picture history of transportation funding in the United States. Part 2 examines ways we can fund transportation in a future of flat federal funding. The world of transportation is innovating and shifting at a clip no mere mortals can expect []

Nov. 24, 2015, Mobility Lab

No Time like the Present to Give the Gift of Walking

Find that perfect gift for everyone on your list and do your holiday shopping on foot right here in Arlington with help from WalkArlington.

Nov. 24, 2015, WalkArlington

Arlington's Wayfinding Sign Project Update

Getting around Arlington by bike is getting easier and easier!

Nov. 23, 2015, BikeArlington

ART 55 is Coming to Lee Highway - Service Starts Dec. 13

The new ART 55 route will replace the portion of the Metrobus 3A route that runs along Lee Highway. ART 55 will start on December 13.

Nov. 20, 2015, ART

Trying Out uberPOOL in the D.C. Region

This article originally appeared on the Arlington Transportation Partners blog. This week, Lyft Line, a similar on-demand carpool service from Lyft, also launches in the Washington, D.C., area. Uber launched its long awaited uberPOOL program on October 22, and I took it for a spin on my commute home to find out the finer details. The system works []

Nov. 19, 2015, Mobility Lab

Rural Reflections: Dispatches from TransportationCamp California

This post originally appeared on the author's blog, In an exciting departure from TransportationCamp’s usual urban habitat, TransportationCamp California recently took place in rural Sonoma County, some 50 miles north of the Bay Area, during the California Association for Coordinated Transportation Fall Conference. Interestingly, the unconference format of the camp revealed a distinct “off” tone []

Nov. 19, 2015, Mobility Lab

Schools Champions are on a Roll

Arlington Public Schools joined Champions this year. Continue reading to see how many schools are making a difference in the community by making a commitment to sustainable transportation.

Nov. 18, 2015, ATP

Turning to Your Customers for Advice

This post originally appeared on Talking Transportation. It’s common throughout the transportation industry to make data available for private use, often ending up being presented in mobile apps. No surprise, if a department of transportation or local transit agency has rapidly, or even regularly, updated data that includes route conditions, a mobile public wants to know. The []

Nov. 18, 2015, Mobility Lab

Did you know? ATP Customizes Commutes

If your employees are struggling to find their best commute, ATP can help with our customized commute planner. Bonus - all services are complimentary!

Nov. 18, 2015, ATP

Roanoke Crash Case Highlights How Difficult It Is for Us All to Share Space

This past summer, a Roanoke, Va., circuit court awarded a cyclist $300,000 for injuries she had received as the result of a collision. After an article in the August 5 edition of The Roanoke Times detailed the specifics of the accident, many in the community were up in arms over the decision, particularly the charge []

Nov. 18, 2015, Mobility Lab

How Ridesharing Could Help Solve the Last-Mile Problem

A few months ago I wrote a post about Uber’s new “Smart Routes” feature and ended by saying that it’s not just taxis who need to be thinking about platforms like Uber, it’s also public transit authorities. I said that because I think that multi-modal is already the new reality in terms of how we get []

Nov. 16, 2015, Mobility Lab

Mobility Lab Express #74 - November 15, 2015

After building and rebuilding our cities around cars and accepting the growing sacrifices in traffic, space, and public health, our transportation systems are ripe for change. Disruption is already happening through various ride-hailing companies and shared-use options, from Uber to bikeshare systems. This past week, Mobility Lab's Paul Mackie was part of a panel at []

Nov. 16, 2015, Mobility Lab

Disrupting Mobility Now, Not in Some Distant Future

At the Disrupting Mobility 2015 Summit, Paul DeLong of car2go said he’s sick of fighting with wife about missing his kids grow up because of the horrendous traffic between work in downtown Austin and his home 17 miles north of the city. “The more people talk about this and the more we can tell this []

Nov. 13, 2015, Mobility Lab

ART 42 and 45 Schedule Changes Effective December 13, 2015

Schedule changes for ART 42 and ART 45 will go into effect on Sunday, December 13, 2015.

Nov. 12, 2015, ART

Academia Giving Cities Lots of Ideas to Improve Traffic

It’s a really good thing that some of the very best academic institutions in the world are moving to influence business and government. Take the anecdotal of my voyage to attend and speak at this week's 2015 Disrupting Mobility Summit: I Uber-ed from home for the first-mile to the D.C. Metro, which took me right to []

Nov. 12, 2015, Mobility Lab

ATP's Top 10 Bikeshare “Facts”

When it comes to Capital Bikeshare, ATP is a huge fan. See our top 10 Bikeshare 'facts,' you might learn something new!

Nov. 12, 2015, ATP

Switching Jobs? Switch Your Commute

Fact: People are more open to trying new commute options when something is already in flux, like a new job or even at the New Year. So why not try a new commute today?!

Nov. 12, 2015, ATP

How Transportation Funding Fails to Work the Way Anyone Intended

This is the first of a two-part Mobility Lab series. Part 1 looks at the big-picture history of transportation funding in the United States. Part 2 will examine ways we can fund transportation in a future of flat federal funding.As the Senate and House are finalizing touches on the first new transportation authorization bill in []

Nov. 10, 2015, Mobility Lab

How I Commute: Eduardo

We've had so much fun sharing how our team commutes that we thought we'd open it up to the community. First up is Eduardo, the Assistant HR Director at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City (a Platinum Level Champion).

Nov. 9, 2015, ATP

Vanpool Connect: The Help You Need for the Vanpool You Deserve

If you need a good reason to try vanpool, ATP actually has 5o. See what Vanpool Connect is all about.

Nov. 4, 2015, ATP

Keeping Your Bike Secure

Register your bike through Arlington County's bike registration and use a U-lock to keep it secure, even if secured/locked storage areas.

Nov. 3, 2015, ATP

uberPOOL Launches in the DC Region

Have you tried uberPOOL yet? We did, see our review and how it works!

Oct. 29, 2015, ATP

Stay Street Smart All Season

As you adjust to the new season, be aware of pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers; be alert on streets, sidewalks, and trails; and be smart--Street Smart.

Oct. 27, 2015, WalkArlington

Top Five Bus Lines in Arlington County

Mark these top five bus lines as favorites in Arlington County, you'll thank us later!

Oct. 23, 2015, ART

Did You Know? Adopting a Bus Stop is Easy

Adopting a bus stop is easy and it's a great way to get involved in the local community. Let ATP help you be an Arlington advocate!

Oct. 23, 2015, ATP

Building Tour Highlights Exciting Real Estate Developments in Rosslyn

Roof decks, bike parking, lobby renovations, fitness centers - these are just some of the new features and projects that were highlighted on a recent tour of commercial buildings and development projects in Rosslyn.

Oct. 22, 2015, ATP

Top Five Bus Lines in Arlington County

Mark these top five bus lines as favorites in Arlington County, you'll thank us later!

Oct. 22, 2015, ATP

Where Do You Want Bus Service to Go?

Attend one of the four open-house workshops to provide feedback on the County's Transit Development Plan (TDP). Workshops will be held on October 27, October 28, November 2 and November 4.

Oct. 19, 2015, ART

Did You Know?

The average person loses 13 lbs. their first year of commuting by bike.

League of American Cyclists

Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
14th Street Bridge
Arlington Mill Trail
Ballston Connector
Bluemont Connector
CC Connector
Clarendon EB bike lane
Crystal SB bike lane
Custis Bon Air Park
Custis Rosslyn
Fairfax EB bike lane
Joyce St NB
Joyce St SB
Key Bridge East
Key Bridge West
Military NB bike lane
Military SB bike lane
MVT Airport South
Quincy NB bike lane
Quincy SB bike lane
Roosevelt Bridge
Rosslyn Bikeometer
TR Island Bridge
WOD Bon Air Park
WOD Bon Air West
WOD Columbia Pike
WOD East Falls Church
Wilson WB bike lane

Peds counted

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110 Trail
14th Street Bridge
Arlington Mill Trail
Ballston Connector
Bluemont Connector
CC Connector
Custis Bon Air Park
Custis Rosslyn
Joyce St NB
Joyce St SB
Key Bridge East
Key Bridge West
MVT Airport South
Roosevelt Bridge
TR Island Bridge
WOD Bon Air Park
WOD Bon Air West
WOD Columbia Pike
WOD East Falls Church

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USPS truck lands on SUV in Silver Spring

November 30, 2015, NBC Washington

First day for new Metro GM

Max Smith, November 30, 2015, WTOP

New schedules, additional train for VRE riders

Luz Lazo, November 29, 2015, Washington Post

Gallons of gasoline intentionally poured into storm drain in Md.

November 28, 2015, WJLA

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