Social Cycling Events Help Boost Female Ridership

Increasingly, women are considered an “indicator species” for bike friendly cities. They demand safer places to ride a bike as a prerequisite and need routes organized around practical urban destinations. Thankfully, Austin’s cycling community is increasingly aware of women’s interests with more focused activities such as ladies-only rides and maintenance workshops. These events encourage women […]

New Breed of Social Entrepreneur: Walter Moreau Brings Capital Studios to Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin CEOs have a unique perspective regarding traffic concerns and how they impact local businesses.  Walter Moreau is Executive Director of Foundation Communities, a provider of affordable rental housing for over 2,000 families in Austin.  This spring Foundation Communities will break ground on Capital Studios, the first new affordable housing development in downtown Austin […]

Health Bit: 5 Simple Steps to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution!

We at Movability Austin want to help you keep your resolutions. Here are some easy ways to work towards a healthier, happier 2013! Want to lose weight? Ride your bike or walk to work once a week to burn off calories. Both modes will yield results depending on distance and frequency, plus you’ll have the […]