Smarter, Safer, Sustainable Commuting Options
On Jan. 7, Austin’s public transit provider will roll out new and improved changes to its commuter services for both MetroRail and MetroExpress. In an effort to alleviate train car overcrowding, rail service will expand service with six additional trips.
Over the past few years, you have likely seen the tiny white cars with Car2Go branding traveling around town. Carsharing companies like Car2Go and Zipcar have been operating in the region for a number of years and could help you out if you do not have access to your own vehicle. Carsharing is a vehicle rental model that allows people to...
For just over a year now, Chariot has been providing Austin with what they term “micro-transit,” Chariot offers a mix of fixed-route mass-transit and on-demand ridesharing and they could help you get to work more sustainability than driving yourself which can to congestion and can harm the environment. Chariot has three different public transit-like routes where individuals can reserve a seat...
Victor works in downtown Austin for Travis County but lives in Leander. This is a 50+ mile per day commute. This could be a commuting nightmare; however, Victor has found a way to make it work without relying on a car. For the past six years, Victor has commuted to work via bike, train, and/or bus. He says, “Commuting to...

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