PARK(ing) Day is Coming

PARK(ing) Day is coming up on Sept. 15, and is a chance for the public to reclaim, reimagine, and reinvent parking spaces as temporary miniature parks, or “parklets.” PARK(ing) Day is an annual, worldwide event which generates public engagement and critical dialogue on the need for public, open spaces in urban areas. Thinking of organizing […]

Vision Zero Improvements Mean Safer Streets

As part of the Vision Zero Program to end Austin traffic fatalities, the Austin Transportation Department (ATD) has completed a safety improvement project around the intersection at North Lamar Boulevard and Rundberg Lane. The upgrades include medians designed to reduce left-turn crashes, a new pedestrian hybrid beacon, a traffic signal with pedestrian crossings, high-visibility crosswalks, […]

The Right Kind of Traffic Jam

Two of Movability Austin’s founding partners, The City of Austin and Capital Metro, recently hosted an event to educate and engage the community on Project Connect and the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP). That event, called Traffic Jam, drew 230 attendees! Here are some of the key comments and takeaways Traffic Jam organizers heard from […]