Commuters

A case is emerging from data shared by Citibike that the system gets the most use by commuters. Federal legislation is in the works that would make bikeshare-as-transit official.
Jan 31, 2016   Next City
Tax benefits have long provided more incentives for car commuters than transit users. Congress is expected to even the score with a new tax bill.
Dec 16, 2015   Streetsblog USA
Proof from the Census Bureau's latest American Community Survey on commuting by auto shows that millennials, if they live in cities, do indeed drive less. Census researcher Brian McKenzie describes the finding in the bureau's blog, Random Samplings.
Aug 18, 2015   Random Samplings
According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey on commuting to work, one subregion in the Bay Area can claim accolades for having achieved the largest drop in solo-commuting from 2006, scoring the third lowest drive-alone rate in 2013.
Aug 17, 2015   The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
The U.S. Census has released data from 2013 that offer planners the most up-to-date data available about where Americans work and how they commute.
Aug 14, 2015   U.S. Census Bureau
By exiling short-term renters, the coastal city of Santa Monica shifts its housing burden onto neighboring areas. That burden, according to this op-ed, contradicts the city's sustainability commitment and further limits scarce residential options.
Jun 8, 2015   Santa Monica Daily Press
In a program called the first of its kind in the nation, the Arlington County will implement a transportation demand management program for public school employees.
Apr 23, 2015   Mobility Lab
In a recent column for Crosscut, Knute Berger looks back on the 20-year history of the city's urban village strategy to inform its emerging reality as an "urban bedroom community."
Jan 30, 2015   Crosscut
Sam Roberts tells the story of commuting in New York City, starting from the very beginning, the maiden voyage of the first ferry from Brooklyn to Manhattan.
Jan 1, 2015   New York Times
A research study finds evidence of the positive psychological effects of walking and biking to work, joining a quickly growing body of academic research supporting multi-modal lifestyle choices.
Sep 23, 2014   The Washington Post
A recent study shows significant variation in commute times for students depending on where they live in New York City. The concern with the findings is that longer commute times have greater impacts on students already facing other obstacles.
Jun 2, 2014   Chalkbeat New York