For over a year now, Conveyal has been working with Arlington County to build the next generation of transportation demand management (TDM) outreach software. This month, Arlington is beta launching CarFreeAtoZ, the first public deployment of that platform.
We previously introduced you to the Transitive.js library, a web-based visualization platform created for the Arlington Transit Tech Initiative. Today, we look at how it can serve as a resource not just for that project but for online transit mapping in general.
A few months ago, I (finally) started biking and it’s startling how much it has changed my perception about the best mode of transportation to get to certain parts of the city. One of the reasons why I had not biked in the past was a lack of a clear comparison to other forms of transportation that I was currently using.
Behavioral science can help us better understand how we make decisions and how different types of information can affect the ways in which we might change our routines.