Smarter, Safer, Sustainable Commuting Options
Like several cities around the country, Austin is going to start a new biking program that gives you more freedom. The concept is simple: you can pick up a bike and leave it where you want.
Dockless bike share companies have popped up all over the country over the past several years and after an unsuccessful first introduction in the Austin region, both the city of Austin transportation department and the city of San Marcos/Texas State University have signaled that they are ready for their reintroduction into the region. So what is a dockless bike share and...
Learn how Carrie commutes smarter, helping our region reduce traffic congestion and vehicle emissions! Carrie carpooling with her husband Andy With no public transportation options between downtown and our home in western Travis County, my husband and I aim to carpool four days a week in an electric vehicle (Nissan Leaf), dropping off and picking up...
Getting your kids back and forth to school safely is a very important task. The chaotic lives of millennial parents can translate to stressful mornings and afternoons, worrying about drop offs, pickups and making it to each house on time. When you’re not the carpool driver, worry sets in when kids are even a couple of...
When people talk the power of CEOs, they generally mean over their businesses, their workforces, political lobbying, or the economy. It’s time to add traffic to the list. That’s right: It might sound strange, or unrelated to business objectives, but CEOs could be the key to eliminating traffic jams.
Friday, March 9, 2018, will be one of the most congested days of the year for Austin commuters as students leave for spring break and visitors arrive for the Spring Festival Season/SXSW. Given this historically busy day, the City recognizes March 9, 2018, as ATX Detour Day to encourage employers and employees, especially downtown, to...
Cedar Park has been pedaling forward with projects that may make it easier for cyclists to move about the city. Two of the city’s projects include identifying routes for dedicated bike lanes and testing out bike-friendly traffic signals.
During an open house, Capital Metro showed off their nearly-done designs for the new downtown MetroRail station coming in 2021.
The City of Buda’s Senior Transportation program has a new van and a new name. Buda’s STAR (Seniors Taking a Ride) Program is a new ADA accessible van that provides seniors transportation to enhance the quality of life and promote independence of persons 60 years or older residing within the Buda city limits.
After successfully launching its free first-mile, last-mile service at Domain Northside in November, Electric Cab of North America has expanded the service to the downtown Austin area.