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Five Tips For a Safe Commute

Data shows 60% of Americans are still moving around, reporting to work while many are working from home, under a mandatory or voluntary “sheltering in place” order. We all expect to manage the new normal and get moving again so here are some tips to keep you safe.

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COVID-19 – Mass transit, Stranger Danger and Work From Home

The spread of COVID-19 has hit the country like the tornadoes that hit Nashville two weeks ago. Every action that was once routine or taken for granted now requires thoughtful planning. How does this affect the Hytch community and what role does Hytch have in navigating these challenging times?

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Reducing Traffic Congestion “Not rocket science.”

“It’s becoming painfully clear,” says Dr. Craig Philip, who’s also Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Transportation and Operational Resiliency (VECTOR), “that demand has saturated our aging infrastructure and we must look for workable ways to moderate demand, especially for single occupant automobile trips.”

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3 a.m. Podcast: Incentivizing Mobility with Money for Social Change

Mark Cleveland, Co-Founder and Chairman of Hytch, joins Deb Macfarlan Enright to share how the Hytch Rewards platform is helping change behaviors and address the various obstacles of mobility by incentivizing people to use their own social networks to share rides with trips that are also completely carbon neutral.

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Top 3 reasons former Director of Environmental Quality supports Hytch

Dick Pederson, president of the Environmental Council of States, Director of Environmental Quality (DEQ) between 2008 and 2016 for the state of Oregon, and a devoted user of the Hytch Rewards app. Here’s his top 3 reasons for deciding to lend his expertise to Hytch and become an advisor.

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Congestion Pricing: What’s Missing?

Major metropolitan areas throughout the country are experiencing a congestion crisis. Implementing congestion pricing is a measure to moderate traffic. But it’s a punitive approach that adds to commuting costs, affecting low-income commuters the most, and raising the question about the social equity of congestion pricing.

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How To Find Inspiration

Hytch Rewards CEO, Mark Cleveland, was honored to be an Imagine 2019 speaker at Lipscomb University. Cleveland spoke on how to turn ideas into innovation through connecting and working together with a community towards a common goal.

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Traffic Headaches Equal Parking Migraine – When is the PAIN High Enough?

Nashville is one of the best places to start and grow a company, buy a house and build a family. So people are moving to Nashville and congestion is increasing, parking costs are rising and infrastructure can no longer keep up with the demand.

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User Feature: Jessica C

“I’ve earned a little over $200.”
Hytchers, meet Jessica. She’s what we like to call a “Hytch Hero”. Like all of our Hytch Heroes, Jessica is tired of being stuck behind a wheel and having her day eaten up by traffic congestion.

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Webinar: Contact Tracing: Driving Participation, Scale & Innovation from a Mobility Framework

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that dramatic behavior change, at unprecedented scale, is not only possible, it offers us real time evidence of how critical it is to nudge and to invest in behavior change solutions for the health and environmental challenges we must solve.