A Few of My Favorite Things

By Christina Jones, CAPP, MBA When things get me down and I’m feeling unhappy, I just try to think of nice things. Editor’s note: Christina sent us this post with a note daring us to not sing. We failed–miserably. Enjoy! Wheel stops on pavement and bollards on plazas Contactless payments Read More »

Telecommuting and Space Use at UCLA

As COVID-19 took hold in spring 2020, UCLA closed its campus to all but essential employees and its world-renowned medical center, which continued to operate throughout the pandemic, as expected. Beyond that, however, nearly 80 percent of campus employees (excluding medical center staff) were sent home and asked to telecommute Read More »

Like, Right?

By Mark Lyons, CAPP Vendor interviews and presentations today—guess what word or phrase is the most overused? Used so much that I want to let everyone know how it hurts. One might think that in today’s accelerated world of constant change and trend watching, we would be hearing the most Read More »

New Yorkers Still Loving Transportation by Bicycle

COVID-19 saw a boost to micro-mobility and to biking in cities and urban areas in particular. Those numbers continue to climb, at least in New York City, where more and more residents, visitors, and commuters are embracing two-wheeled transportation through the city. “Cyclist counts on East River bridges climbed to Read More »

My Summer Podcasts

By Justin Grunert, MSM I have been seeing many different lists coming out recommending different things, notably Barrack Obama’s summer reading list and summer playlist. Well, here is my list of the podcasts I am listening to this summer! My first recommendation is called Criminal, hosted/narrated by Phoebe Judge. Judge Read More »

Ensuring Curb Equity

When we speak about curb equity, we are not speaking about proportional access to the curb. If access were proportional, national delivery fleets would dominate all loading zones and cars would dominate all other on-street inventory. When we speak about curb equity, we are referring to equitable access to the Read More »

Washington, D.C. Joins Vision Zero to Improve Bike Lane Safety

By Tim Taylor In recent years, Washington, D.C., has seen exponential growth, with more people than ever living, working, and visiting in the city. With that has come an increased demand for transportation and safety, especially for the most vulnerable commuters: those who use micro-mobility vehicles. To properly adapt to Read More »

Is It Time for a New Kind of Adaptive Reuse?

Adaptive reuse–repurposing existing buildings for new uses–has been a topic of discussion in the parking and mobility industry for some time. Now, a traffic engineering and transportation planning company CEO says it’s time to really put words into action and repurpose old parking garages for low-income housing. “Recognizing the success Read More »

Cities Using Transit to Get People to Nature

Seattle’s popular Trailhead Direct service, which shuttles people from the city and its suburbs to popular trailheads, resumed running in June after a COVID-19 hiatus. More cities are following suit, offering public transit service to trailheads, parks, and areas of nature away from the so-called concrete jungle. “Trailhead Direct represents Read More »

Looking Through the Crystal Ball of Parking and Mobility

By Shawn D. Conrad, CAE “Don’t expect what happened to the transportation industry last year to predict what will occur in the future.” This quote comes from a recent conversation I had with an IPMI member about how the industry has been affected by the pandemic.  And while there are Read More »