Proposition 1 and Next Steps

On May 7, Austin voters voted down Proposition 1, which means that for now the City’s December 2015 ordinance requiring drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft to do fingerprint security checks – among other requirements – will remain in place. Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft had said that that if a “no” […]

Summer Commute Lovin’

There’s more and more understanding around the degree to which our commute methods are ingrained habits, no matter what the mode. That can make it hard to change out of your current routine, even when you know there might be a better way. There are times when it’s much easier for us to change our […]

Employers Embrace ‘Austin Don’t Rush’

Austin took on a city-wide experiment with shifting commutes on May 11. Employers and employees all over the city tried new ways of getting to work, choosing anything from transit and trying out flexible hours. Some employers, like Dell, already have work-at-home programs in place. Dell’s Connected Workplace program allows about 25% percent of its […]