Articles by tag: traffic

Restaurant Sales Are Up, But Foot Traffic Is Down. Why Is That?

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The third quarter was a good quarter for chain restaurants. However, more sales do not necessarily translate into more customers. Lisa Miller, President, Lisa W. Miller & Associates, gives her take on why consumers and restaurant operators alike are seeing such dramatic changes in sales and traffic volume:   “So restaurant sales are up, […]

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Can New York Innovate Away its Public Transit Woes?

With a whopping average of 56 hours a year of delay per commuter, New York recently earned the number one spot for worst traffic congestion in Texas A&M’s Urban Mobility Report. One potential solution in clearing up all the blockage in the Big Apple is getting more people into public transit. But for the MTA, […]

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New York Takes Over Title as US City with the Worst Traffic

When you hear about a city with the “worst traffic in the U.S.,” you likely picture Los Angeles and its endless seas of brake lights, which go from rage-inducing during normal periods to downright torturous during high-travel times. However, LA is no longer No. 1 in terms of gridlock. The Texas A&M Transportation Institute recently […]

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Are MaaS and MOD Ready to Solve America’s Traffic Woes?

The City of Angels is no longer ruling from on high in terms of American traffic. The new honor for worst traffic in the country goes to the Big Apple, which took a bite out of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim region’s reign for the first time since 1982, according to the Texas A&M University Transportation […]

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How America’s Crumbling Roadways Impact Coast-to-Coast Supply Chains

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave a current report card for America’s roadways. The U.S. didn’t fare well as it showed that the roads are crumbling at a consistent rate. The report gave the U.S. a C overall but a D in transit, citing an aging system and lack of funding to improve […]

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Will Self-Driving Cars Create Utopian Roadways? Not So Fast

The promise of a future filled with self-driving cars now seems within sight. Technology companies and car manufacturers continue to collaborate and perform successful tests, regularly ginning up excitement from those keeping tabs on the progress. But what does a society filled with autonomous vehicles look like? Will it be the utopian roadways so […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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