Posts Tagged: commuting

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do it Right 6. Commuting and Her Virtual Sister.

By Andreas Muno More convenience for motorists and virtual queueing were some of the topics of last week’s post. We shall stick with traffic today for starters: As the time spent commuting increases with congested roads during rush-hours, costing Chicagoan and Washingtonian car commuters 70 hours of their lives every year, and $1,166 on average… Read more »

Roadify: Better parking, driving, and commuting in NYC using open data, human kindness, and cell phones

I met these folks last week at a mobile app presentation in New York City: http://www.roadify.com/ They build off public transit info, plus user-generated information. It is primarily a Brooklyn movement, but, still: Pretty cool. I think the powerful thing about this is this is what the next “open data” step looks like–using open source… Read more »

Bad Commute Day? Can anything help?

I recently posted a blog posting on my blog, Analytics for Government about Washington Traffic and whether performance management techniques can help. I’ve now added a survey link off the blog to get YOUR views on the Washington Commuting Scene. This is admittedly a non-scientific, non-random survey on views about traffic, but if we get… Read more »

Why Teleworking is Good for Your Mental Health

Nick Carr, who criticizes the Internet while reaping the benefits of having such a great platform to push his neo-Luddite views, has published a book warning us all that online links are destroying our brains. It takes a brave person to ignore the evidence that the Internet is actually good for our brains but Carr… Read more »