TransitScreen is thrilled to announce that Gabe Klein, formerly Director of the District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), has joined TransitScreen as a Strategic Advisor. Klein is currently a visiting fellow at the Urban Land Institute.
On Monday, Fast Company writer Shaunacy Ferro featured TransitScreen’s new technology offering, SmartWalk, for Co.Design in the article titled “SmartWalk Turns Any Surface into a Subway Tracker.”
Michael Scott, a writer with a passion for emerging urban, economic development issues, recently wrote a great article for Govtech.com, an online portal to Government Technology, titled “Smart Cities and the Technology of Walking. ”
Eric Jaffe (@e_jaffe), a contributing writer for The Atlantic Cities, recently interviewed TransitScreen President Matt Caywood and wrote a great article from the conversation about TransitScreen titled “These Real-Time Transit Screens Belong in Every Lobby.”
1776 is TransitScreen’s new home in Washington DC. President Matt Caywood (@MattCaywood), along with the TransitScreen development team, will be working from the 1776 campus (@1776dc).
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.
We are excited by newly elected Mayor Bill de Blasio appointing Polly Trottenberg, formerly US DOT Under Secretary for Policy, as the next Transportation Commissioner of New York City.
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.