The Urban Trails Master Plan: Q&A with Austin Public Works Director Howard Lazarus

The Austin City Council recently approved the Urban Trails Master Plan, which will help develop a connected and comprehensive system of urban trails and cycle tracks. To learn more about what that means for Austin residents, we sat down with Austin Public Works Director Howard Lazarus to talk about the new plan. Q: Beyond the […]

Council moves closer to legalizing TNCs

We continue to watch with interest as Austin City Council debates the future of transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft. These companies have been operating in Austin since the spring, but the City of Austin has yet to issue an ordinance to legalize and regulate these services. On October 2, the Council passed […]

A (Mostly) Car-Free Festival: Austin City Limits

All modes of transportation were out in force during the two weekends of the Austin City Limits Music Festival, October 3-5 and 10-12 at Zilker Park. With approximately 75,000 attendees every day, and nearby parking limited and expensive, festival attendees were motivated to take the bus, ride a bike, carpool, catch a taxi (or Uber […]