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“Helsinki’s ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years”

Adam Greenfield, a senior urban fellow at LSE Cities, recently wrote an article for theguardian.com, about “Helsinki’s ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years.” In the article, Mr. Greenfield discusses that “the Finnish capital has announced plans to transform its existing public transport network into a comprehensive, point-to-point “mobility on demand” system by 2025 – one that, in theory, would be so good nobody would have any reason to own a car.

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TransitScreen Welcomes Michael Smith as a Strategic Advisor

TransitScreen is thrilled to announce that Michael Smith, currently the Principal of Transitime.org, has joined TransitScreen as a Strategic Advisor. Michael has over 15 years of experience in providing real-time public transportation information having been the Director of Engineering, CTO, and General Manager of NextBus.

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“How Denver Is Becoming the Most Advanced Transit City in the West”

Taras Grescoe with The Atlantic’s CityLab recently wrote the story “How Denver Is Becoming the Most Advanced Transit City in the West” that went viral throughout the transportation community. He wrote about all the advancements that have been made to the public transit in the typically car-dependent city of Denver, including double-decker buses, a light rail system and express buses with underground concourses.

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Case Study: How Bozzuto’s Atmark Cambridge Apartments Solved a Resident Transportation Problem with TransitScreen

Maryland-based commercial real estate firm Bozzuto approached TransitScreen to solve a transportation problem. At their new Atmark Cambridge apartment building in Cambridge, MA, residents have the option of taking a shuttle service to to the subway, walking to the subway, or taking a bus. But the shuttle service was sometimes delayed by heavy traffic, and its arrival times did not always match the schedule.

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