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How Citi Bike Has Changed My Life For the Better in New York City

I’ve been a resident of Manhattan for eight years so I like to think I’ve seen it all around New York City– both good and bad. But, the city did something this summer that was 100% different. Citi Bike, the city’s bikeshare system, is the one innovation that has had the most profound impact on my everyday life.

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For Bus Riders, Real-Time Arrival Data Is More Important Than Better Service

Emily Badger, a staff writer at The Atlantic Cities, wrote a great article on January 22 titled ‘For Bus Riders, Real-Time Arrival Data Is More Important Than Better Service.’ She wrote about the psychology of waiting for an unknown amount of time, and the effect it has on a bus riders and potential bus and transit users.

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The Power of Multimodal Transit

The Power of multimodal transit information is in its ability to enable travelers to make better choices about their transportation. People are always in a hurry to get to where they are going: whether they are going to work, to their home, to church, to their family or friends, or to spin class, they need to be where they are going on time.

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Simplicity

TransitTalent.com put together a report on “The Psychology of Wayfinding”, which is explained as the “process of defining path and place in public spaces in order to make and execute appropriate decisions.” Essentially, it’s a way to help a person navigate their way through a city by way of signs, symbols, maps and landmarks.

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“Why Aren’t Younger Americans Driving Anymore?”

The Washington Post recently published a story titled: Why Aren’t Younger Americans Driving Anymore? . Author Brad Plumer makes three main points: the cost of driving is going up, younger people are living in transit-oriented areas, and technology is making it easier to go car-free.

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