Smarter, Safer, Sustainable Commuting Options
Rhonda Bolick with Safe Routes to School Program has tips to keep you safe on the streets and the sidewalks.
Lyft is announcing a new version of its app that improves shared rides, integrates directly with cities and transit agencies, and simplifies its passengers’ overall experience.
Capital Metro’s massive bus system overhaul called Cap Remap takes effect Sunday and affects service on more than 50 routes. The overhaul includes increasing bus frequency on several routes, realigning routes as well as eliminating service with low ridership.
Starting Monday, residents in an area of West Austin slated to lose some bus service will have a new option to make their first- and last-mile trips.
Despite several years of steady declines, deadly vehicle crashes are on the rise, according to the most recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The safest day to be on the road: Tuesday. The most dangerous? Saturday.
When you choose e-ride electric vehicles, you can save money on transportation and maintenance costs. Additionally, using a two-wheel electric e-ride vehicle helps you: Reduce air pollutants about 98% compared to gas-powered cars Have a convenient option for driving within work campuses, parks or universities, or for close-in commutes Increase visibility and awareness of electric...
Construction on the Westgate Transit Center and Park and Ride is scheduled to begin toward the end of summer and will transform the area underneath Ben White Boulevard between Manchaca Road and Pack Saddle Pass — directly across from Target — into a mobility hub.
Learn how Melissa commutes smarter, helping our region reduce traffic congestion and vehicle emissions! What mode(s) of travel do you use? Rapid bus, 110 flyer, buses 10, and 1. My feet take me places, too. Where do you commute to and from? South Austin at William Cannon to Downtown Austin. Why do you enjoy your...
May is Bike Month and to celebrate we thought we provide you with some Biking 101 tips courtesy of Bike Austin. If you’re new to bicycling or starting to ride again after a long hiatus, set yourself up for success by going over some basic information: Start Slow: If it’s been a while since you’ve been...
The new ADA accessible bus was paid for with a Federal Transportation Agency grant, specifically for the City’s senior transportation service.  The vehicle seats 11 riders and is wheelchair accessible (can seat two wheelchair passengers). The STAR program is offered by the City to transport independent ambulatory seniors.

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