Tackling the Parking Problem

At one time downtown Austin was home to myriad, sprawling surface parking lots. But those days are fast disappearing, as our quickly-growing downtown’s land use needs shift. While using land for dense development rather than car storage is a good trend for the long-term health of our city, it has some major impacts on downtown […]

Special Summer Edition: Spotlight on Mobility Superstar Company NetSpend

NetSpend – a leading provider of reloadable prepaid cards – first contacted Movability Austin in 2014 when they began running out of parking spots for their 384 downtown employees. The growing company knew that they needed to help connect employees with other commute modes, and they began exploring ways of doing that. Participating in the […]

Does Downtown Parking Make Your Blood Boil? Then Come to This Meeting

Ask any Austinite what they’re dissatisfied with in our fair city, and you’ll almost certainly hear, “Traffic.” For anyone who has business downtown, the next answer will probably be “Parking.” With that in mind, the Downtown Austin Alliance has contracted with national consultant, Nelson\Nygaard, to conduct a comprehensive downtown parking study to determine just how […]