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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 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
May 28, 2014
Try It Out This Summer – Flexible Work Schedules!
Try It Out This Summer – Flexible Work Schedules!

Piloting alternative work schedule programs such as flextime and telework during the summer months can be a good way to gradually introduce these policies into the office while evaluating their benefits and effectiveness.

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Tags: Employee, Employer, Benefits, Telework, Champions
May 15, 2014
Champions Tip of the Week: Provide Feedback!
Champions Tip of the Week: Provide Feedback!

Arlington Transportation Partners is serious about finding solutions to your transportation and commuting issues. In order to better assist you, we need your help! That is the reason why one of the Bronze Level Champions activities is participating in ATP research – surveys, focus groups, and more. We want your feedback on what works, what doesn’t work, and what you’d really like!

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Tags: Champions, Employer
May 13, 2014
It Doesn’t Have To Be Walk @ Lunch Day To Walk!
It Doesn’t Have To Be Walk @ Lunch Day To Walk!

We’ve been happy to see several of the companies that registered decide to hold their own Walk at Lunch Day event when the weather got nicer! While we know our awesome gift bags (a pedometer, reflector, and Walkabout Maps inside a cool canvas shoe bag!) were a big draw, it definitely goes to show – it doesn’t have to be National Walk at Lunch Day to walk at lunch with your coworkers!

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Tags: Employer, Walking, Health
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Recent Posts

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
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. 

Read More
Tags: Champions, Neighborhoods, Employer
Meet ATP’s Newest Team Members!
Meet ATP’s Newest Team Members!

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

Read More
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!

Read More
Tags: Champions, Employer, Residential, Benefits
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Reducing Your Exposure to Air Pollution

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2014 ACT: San Francisco

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Uber & Lyft granted temporary approval to operate in VA

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A-SPAN Pledges to Make a Difference in Courthouse

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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