Smarter, Safer, Sustainable Commuting Options
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recognized six of its member organizations for continued achievements in sustainability during APTA’s Sustainability & Multimodal Planning Workshop.
Learn how Christiane commutes smarter, helping our region reduce traffic congestion and vehicle emissions! “I use two different forms of commute solutions during my workweek, flex scheduling and teleworking. Four days of the week, I have a flex schedule – 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – so that I avoid driving during peak traffic times. I am...
Updates on four transportation projects that could affect how you commute into and out of Central Austin.
If you travel between San Antonio and Austin, you probably cringe thinking about the traffic on I-35, but developers want to cut down travel times for commuters. Both cities are working together to make a 120-mile stretch of I-35 bigger within the next 10 years. Project to cost between $8 billion, $9 billion.
The Texas Department of Transportation has announced $82 million in grants to fund public transportation providers in rural, small urban and large urban areas of Texas.
On June 3, Capital Metro implemented Cap ReMap, the remaking Austin’s transit map and implementation of its biggest changes ever to the bus service. The changes make the system more frequent, more reliable, and better connected. The Capital Metro board of directors approved the changes in 2017 after two years of planning and community input. To plan your...
Learn how John commutes smarter, helping our region reduce traffic congestion and vehicle emissions! “Over 13 years ago when my wife and I (John) decided that we were returning to Austin, it was my desire that we find a home that was on a popular bike route, so I could ride to work from time...
Capital Metro, Central Texas’ transportation agency, will explore automated vehicle (AV) technology through evaluation demonstrations, with testing possibly beginning as soon as late July. If testing goes well, a pilot service is expected to follow later this fall.
The Capital Area Rural Transportation System is providing FREE RIDES July 2nd through July 6th on their Country Bus service. Anyone can ride this reservation-based service for FREE that week. The CARTS Country Bus is regional community-based transportation for the rural areas of Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Fayette, Lee, Travis and Williamson Counties. The...
Cedar Park is driving forward with a study to evaluate its transit needs in the city. On Thursday, City Council approved an agreement with Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Inc. for up to $130,000 for the study.

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