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Dwight Martino

Dwight is an innovations specialist, geo-crowdsourcing consultant, and developed this website.

Curing a hospital’s transportation ailments

This post originally appeared on the Arlington Transportation Partners blog. Virginia Hospital Center is a leading medical services provider and one of the nation’s top teaching hospitals, providing 24/7 healthcare across two campuses. Over the years, the size of VHC’s facilities and the number of staff have grown considerably. That growth has provided the hospital with… Read more »

What if bike paths looked like subway maps?

With the intention of mass adoption of bike commuting, these might be the best bike maps ever. Side benefit: the idea germinated at Mobility Lab’s Transportation Techies. CityLab readers: Sometimes you scare us. Not only are you intimidatingly smart, many of you are professional experts in the topics we try to cover. Others are self-taught… Read more »

To the Rockies and back without a car

A mother-and-son adventure in pursuit of a low-cost skiing vacation It started innocently enough: my teenage son begged for a ski trip to the Colorado mountains. His frugal mom decided to teach him how to save a few hundred bucks so he might be able to indulge his passion when on a college student’s budget…. Read more »

In Arlington, 221 Champions recognized for work promoting transportation options

While Arlington County’s transportation network benefits from being directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county has worked hard to get people moving in ways other than by car. “We have the lowest drive-alone rate for commuters in the state,” noted Larry Filler, bureau chief of Arlington County Commuter Services. But that rate… Read more »

Which employers are leading on commuter benefits?

Employer TDM programs aren’t just for reducing congestion on highways – they also make good business sense, contributing to productive workplaces and employee retention. Best Workplaces for Commuters, a program of the Center for Urban Transportation Research, today released its 2017 list of employers leading the way in TDM programs, a national lineup of companies making… Read more »

Presentations from Vanpool Bootcamp!

All the presentations from Vanpool Bootcamp are now available online here.  The event provided a wide variety of experts and practitioners discussing vanpooling as an important mobility management resource. The following is a wrap up of the day including all of the powerpoint presentations.