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Welcome to the ATP Blog!  Our posts feature items such as personal commuting experiences, information about upcoming events, current news happening in the region, and much more. Whether you are a commuter, employer, property manager, or just interested in all things transportation, check back here each week for new posts with interesting and informative material on commuting in the Arlington/DC region.

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August 26, 2014
Have You Tried Metroway Yet?
Have You Tried Metroway Yet?

Metroway launched this week and offers customers a convenient travel option between the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metrorail stations. Get the scoop on how it can improve your commute!

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August 22, 2014
Champion of the Month: Penrose Square (BM Smith)
Champion of the Month: Penrose Square (BM Smith)

Recognizing Gold Level Champion, Penrose Square (BM Smith), as ATP's Champion of the Month for August 2014. Congrats! 

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August 21, 2014
Practice Your Emergency Commute on Car-Free Day
Practice Your Emergency Commute on Car-Free Day

Do you have an Emergency Commute Plan in place? Test it on Car-Free Day 2014 and be entered to win free swag from ATP! 

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Tags: commute, Residential, Employer, Transit
August 18, 2014
Reducing Your Exposure to Air Pollution
Reducing Your Exposure to Air Pollution

London study shows that bikers are exposed to 5x LESS air pollution as compared to commuters who choose to drive.

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Tags: Biking, Capital Bikeshare, Walking, Benefits, Health, commute
August 14, 2014
2014 ACT: San Francisco
2014 ACT: San Francisco

The ATP team traveled to San Francisco and attended the 2014 ACT Conference.

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August 12, 2014
Uber & Lyft granted temporary approval to operate in VA
Uber & Lyft granted temporary approval to operate in VA

Uber and Lyft allowed to operate in Virginia, while also launching new ridesharing services.

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Tags: Carpool, commute
July 30, 2014
A-SPAN Pledges to Make a Difference in Courthouse
A-SPAN Pledges to Make a Difference in Courthouse

 A-SPAN, a bronze level Champion, shows their commitment to the Courthouse community by adopting an ART bus stop. 

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Tags: Champions, Neighborhoods, Employer
July 23, 2014
Meet ATP’s Newest Team Members!
Meet ATP’s Newest Team Members!

We are excited to introduce two new members of the ATP team!

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July 9, 2014
ATP Champions Summer Update
ATP Champions Summer Update

Summer is officially in full swing, and we can definitely tell by all the out of office vacation replies! With our own office being pretty quiet this past month, it’s been awhile since we posted about our Champions recognition program. Now that we’re about three and a half months into the program, we wanted to give everyone an update on how things are going!

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Tags: Champions, Employer, Residential, Benefits
June 4, 2014
Champions Tip of the Week: Promote Pooling This Summer!
Champions Tip of the Week: Promote Pooling This Summer!

Yes, most of us would probably rather be relaxing at the swimming pool instead of the office this summer. However, there are other “pools” that can help your employees or residents have an easier commute and better overall workday! Carpooling and vanpooling are great transportation options that can help commuters save money and reduce the time spent traveling to and from work.

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Tags: Employer, Champions, Carpool, Benefits
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Recent Posts

Have You Tried Metroway Yet?
Have You Tried Metroway Yet?

Metroway launched this week and offers customers a convenient travel option between the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metrorail stations. Get the scoop on how it can improve your commute!

Read More
Champion of the Month: Penrose Square (BM Smith)
Champion of the Month: Penrose Square (BM Smith)

Recognizing Gold Level Champion, Penrose Square (BM Smith), as ATP's Champion of the Month for August 2014. Congrats! 

Read More
Practice Your Emergency Commute on Car-Free Day
Practice Your Emergency Commute on Car-Free Day

Do you have an Emergency Commute Plan in place? Test it on Car-Free Day 2014 and be entered to win free swag from ATP! 

Read More
Tags: commute, Residential, Employer, Transit
Reducing Your Exposure to Air Pollution
Reducing Your Exposure to Air Pollution

London study shows that bikers are exposed to 5x LESS air pollution as compared to commuters who choose to drive.

Read More
Tags: Biking, Capital Bikeshare, Walking, Benefits, Health, commute
2014 ACT: San Francisco
2014 ACT: San Francisco

The ATP team traveled to San Francisco and attended the 2014 ACT Conference.

Read More
Uber & Lyft granted temporary approval to operate in VA
Uber & Lyft granted temporary approval to operate in VA

Uber and Lyft allowed to operate in Virginia, while also launching new ridesharing services.

Read More
Tags: Carpool, commute
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Adults who bike to work have better weight, blood pressure, and insulin levels.

Gordon-Larsen, P., et al, 2009

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Have You Tried Metroway Yet?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Champion of the Month: Penrose Square (BM Smith)

Friday, August 22, 2014

Practice Your Emergency Commute on Car-Free Day

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Reducing Your Exposure to Air Pollution

Monday, August 18, 2014

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