Study Shows Americans Are On Board with Transit

A nationwide survey found an overwhelming majority (73%) favor changes to land use and local zoning regulations to encourage transit oriented development. Over half of those surveyed report a willingness to pay more for housing that would put them in proximity to transit. These trends appear to be on the rise; 29% of respondents have [...]

August 8th, 2016|Transportation, Transportation Choice|

Can “Disruptive Technologies” Improve the Travel Experience?

What is disruptive technology and what effects might it have on our everyday lives? The term was first used by Professor Clayton Christensen of the Harvard Business School in the late 1990s. He used the term to describe any new technology that displaces an earlier one. There are plenty of examples of disruptive technologies, including [...]

March 9th, 2016|Development, Transportation, Transportation Choice|

Compact and Connected Communities: Part II

Some cyclists will ride anywhere. The rest of us need a little more encouragement – which is why Connect Columbus took to the streets with their Tactical Urbanism installation on October 5, 2015. A temporary demonstration of a protected bike lane was implemented on Livingston Avenue between South 18th Street and Ann Street. A travel [...]

November 23rd, 2015|Transportation, Transportation Choice|