HNTB’s Commute Smackdown

This spring, downtown engineering and architecture firm HNTB decided to encourage use of transportation options in a fun and competitive way: they played a game. The company-wide Commute Smackdown contest awarded points for a wide variety of commuting-related tasks, encouraging participants to take incremental steps towards changing their behavior. Some tasks were simple, like locating […]

Car2go Buys RideScout

Austin-based RideScout had some big news recently: the company, which makes an app that allows people to compare their transportation options easily, side by side, was purchased by car2go North America’s parent company Moovel. That’s a big deal in the transportation world – it broadens RideScout’s reach, and will make it even easier for commuters […]

MetroRapid Diaries

Now that the new MetroRapid 803 route is running, we asked readers to give us their impressions of the new line. Are people using it to commute? If so, what’s the experience been? What are the pluses, and what are the issues that could use some attention? We got some very thoughtful responses, which we’ve […]