Cap Metro’s Pickup Expands Service

Capital Metro’s free ride-hailing program, Pickup, is expanding its service. As of this week, it now runs Monday to Friday between 7am and 7pm, and on Saturday from 10am to 5pm. The new hours expand service to rush hour times and add more days. Pickup is also adding the MLK MetroRail Station to its service zone, […]

Employers, Providers Collaborate at Last Mile Summit

On June 9 Movability Austin, Capital Metro, Chariot, The Thrival Company, the Austin Chamber of Commerce, and the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) hosted Austin’s first-ever Last Mile Summit, an event that brought providers and employers together to customize last mile solutions for Austin commuters. The term “last mile” refers to the gap that exists between a […]

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 […]