Smarter, Safer, Sustainable Commuting Options
“New mobility” is a term that is sweeping the globe and a concept that is revolutionising how people get from point A to point B and everywhere in between. Learn more …
On Tuesday, the Travis County Commissioners Court unanimously approved funding a new ride-hailing project in Manor run by Capital Metro. The service, called Pickup, aims to provide residents of Austin’s fastest-growing suburb an alternative to driving that is more reliable than existing bus service. Learn More…
Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Learn more…
To fight the gridlock that plagues American cities, some mayors and city councils are taking a new tack: Rather than adding more lanes and more pavement, they’re trying to reduce car traffic, or even eliminate it entirely. Learn more …
The Austin Transportation Department released its annual report for 2018 on Friday, featuring a month-by-month breakdown of its major accomplishments from last year as well as an overview of its $52 million in operating budget spending. Learn more …
The MoPac express lane moves up to 21 miles per hour faster than the nontolled lanes and can save drivers up to 25 minutes of travel time, according to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority. Learn more …
Drive a Senior Central Texas announced that it will begin a weekly van ride service in Dripping Springs on Wednesdays this summer, with additional plans to include its signature curb-to-curb ride assistance in the future. Learn more…
In 2016, Matt Maupin was inspired by the event and decided he would try it. Maupin lives in Cedar Park and works in downtown Austin at Silicon Labs. He has turned his daily bike ride into a 22-mile commute. Learn More…
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority’s ability to build new toll roads may be temporarily stymied by opposition from state leaders, but the agency is keeping busy with major ongoing projects. Learn more …
In much of the United States, people who can’t drive or don’t have access to a car have few if any transportation options. In many places, the situation is especially dire for older adults and individuals with disabilities. Learn more…

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