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Finding the right first response to all those scooters out there

Over the course of much of the past 50 years, days for millions of workers across the U.S. have looked like this: walk out of a (way too big) isolated suburban house, get in a (way too big) car, drive to the (apparently way too small, based on the accompanying stop-and-go-traffic) urban center, find a...
May. 22, 2019, Mobility Lab

Maryland county looks to build on the success of a new, limited-stop bus route

Buses traversing Montgomery County, Md.’s limited-stop Ride On ExtRa Route 101 have gotten fuller and fuller since they began operating in October 2017. The Bethesda-Gaithersburg route’s 12 percent ridership increase over the past year and a half was achieved despite competition from low gas prices and investor-subsidized ride hailing. This contrasts strongly with national trends,...
May. 21, 2019, Mobility Lab

ART 42 & 87 Bus Stop at Pentagon Metro Relocated Starting May 28

The ART 42 and 87 bus stop located at Bus Bay U3 at the Pentagon Metro station will be relocated to Bus Bay L8 starting on May 28. 
May. 21, 2019, ART

2019 Bicycle Friendly Business Property Winners

The League of American Bicyclists recognizes businesses nationwide who go the extra mile to facilitate biking through engineering, encouragement, education, evaluation, and planning efforts. This year Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) helped several buildings apply for this designation, and we are pleased to announce that every partner received their recognition.
May. 21, 2019, ATP

Holiday Service on May 27 for Memorial Day

ART will operate holiday service on Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day. ART 41, 42, 43, 45, 51, 55 and 87 will operate on Sunday schedules. All other ART routes will not operate and the ART customer call center will be closed.
May. 20, 2019, ART

ART 41, 42 and 51 Detours on May 19 for Girls on the Run 5K

ART 41, 42 and 51 will detour on Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 8:15 am to 10:15 am due to road closures for the Girls on the Run 5K.
May. 18, 2019, ART

ART 42, 72 & 75 Detours in Ballston May 17 - 19 for Quarterfest

Due to road closures for Quarterfest at Ballston Quarter, ART 42, 72 and 75 will detour starting at 7:30 pm on Friday May 17, 2019 and last until 9:30 pm on Sunday May 19, 2019. Customers are encouraged to plan ahead and allow additional travel time.
May. 17, 2019, ART

An ART Bus Built from Cans!

The ART bus Canstruction sculpture is complete!  In celebration of ART's 20th anniversary, a sculpture of an ART bus was built entirely out of food cans and is on display at Ballston Quarter. The sculpture is located on the main level of the mall across from the True Foods Kitchen and will be on display until June 8. Once the sculpture is taken down, all of the food will be donated to the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) to help Arlington families.
May. 16, 2019, ART

Considering Accessibility Challenges

My morning commute usually begins with a lengthy walk to the Metro, followed by a short train ride. The regularity in which I traverse this route has helped me become an expert on its subtleties. I know which street crossings require a little extra caution, which houses tend to be a little slow on their snow-clearing duties, and the name of the man who passes out The Express at the top of the Metro station.
May. 16, 2019, ATP

Where you live is linked to how healthy you are

Sadly, U.S. Latino communities are marked by transportation inequities, including unsafe streets and public transit that is unaffordable, infrequent, and unreliable. This makes it harder for Latino families to connect to health-promoting assets. That’s what we found in our new research review, The State of Latinos and Housing, Transportation, and Green Space, released on May...
May. 15, 2019, Mobility Lab

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