VDOT - Tysons Corner
Tysons Corner Center in Northern Virginia is a keystone of the multi-billion dollar Virginia Megaprojects. These projects are I-495 HOT lanes and Dulles Metrorail.
Digital Signage to Help Make Easy Travel Decisions
Tysons Corner Center in Northern Virginia is a keystone of the multi-billion dollar Virginia Megaprojects I-495 HOT lanes and Dulles Metrorail projects. Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) uses Redmon Transit Displays to help shoppers, employees, and commuters avoid delays and reduce traffic congestion.
Redmon configured and installed 6 Transit Displays throughout the shopping center. This includes incident and construction data from Virginia 511, and transit schedules provided by Arlington County. In addition, live traffic camera images from VDOT, Metro Rail and Bus real-time arrivals. Also bikeshare availability, and travel time and traffic speed data from VDOT/INRIX Corp. The convenience of multimodal travel information in one place to helps visitors make quick and easy travel decisions.
Public Transit Ridership and Its New “Normal”
One of the industries mostly affected with the COVID-19 pandemic was the public transit and its ridership. As lockdown procedures started back in spring of 2020, more people had the option of working remotely. Initially, the transit industry thought it would be a matter of just a few weeks. Still to this date, at the final stages of 2021, public transit has not gone back to normal.
Understanding Mobility and Other Transit Scores
In major cities, many people rely on public transportation to commute to and from work. This is due to the traffic in these areas. In these cities, we hear terms such as walkability, transit and mobility scores. These determine a score based on the proximity of public transit to a designated place. These are key for people to determine how difficult it is to travel to a specific