SXSW Means Creative Commuting

SXSW is a lot of fun, but it can also mean a lot of traffic. And that’s why savvy downtown employers encouraged employees to use alternative commutes during this year’s SXSW. The Downtown Austin Alliance took options to a whole new level during SXSW, with prizes, parties, and commute consulting. DAA President and CEO Dewitt […]

Building Bike Networks

Over the last few years, Austin has been adding striped bike lanes to streets all over the city. Now, the City is embarking on a three-year project to bolster that network – connecting some of the lanes and adding barriers to more bike lanes to make them more appealing to more people. It’s all part […]

Q&A with Tien-Tien Chan, TDM Program Manager for the City of Austin

The City of Austin is ramping up its efforts to implement Transportation Demand Management, or TDM. While the particulars of TDM can vary from city to city, it is essentially a way of helping more people use existing infrastructure for options like transit, walking, ridesharing, bicycling or telework, instead of building new roads. It also […]