Smarter, Safer, Sustainable Commuting Options
The past, present, and future of the man-made barrier through the heart of our town. Learn more…
In terms of traveling green the difference between renting a car and riding is profound. According to the EPA, carbon dioxide accounts for 95 to 99 percent of automobile-generated global warming emissions; a typical rental car spews out almost one pound of CO2 per mile. Learn More…
This might make your commuting headaches feel even worse: A global index ranks Austin among the world’s 180 most traffic-congested cities and among the country’s 20 most traffic-congested cities. Learn more…
“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…

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