Movability and Mobility in Austin

Movability Austin is getting ready to make a shift. Glenn Gadbois, our first Executive Director, is leaving. While we’re excited as we think back to all that we and Austin have accomplished when it comes to mobility, we look forward to the important work to come. As of May 1, the Downtown Austin Alliance will […]

Can Lightning Strike Twice in ATX?

March 11th – the day President Obama came to town on the eve of SXSW – traffic was almost non-existent. Warnings went out a few days in advance of impeding road shutdowns, and businesses and employees responded by leaving work early, working from home, or using options to travel into downtown. Recognizing this as a […]

Ticketing Our Way to Pedestrian Safety?

News came out recently that the Austin Police Department hopes it can help make a dent in pedestrian fatalities by increasing its ticketing power on highways. APD has said that while there’s an existing ordinance that prohibits pedestrians from crossing I-35 and U.S. 290, there’s not an updated version that applies to 183A, S.H. 130, […]