Pokin’ Fun at D.C. Myth Busters

CityLab, a bunch of transportation wonks from Washington D.C., recently published a list of “10 Tired Traffic Myths That Didn’t Get a Rest in 2015.” We found ourselves agreeing with much of their Mythbusting, but grimacing at the geeky way they said it. So we decided to put our own Texas spin to the headlines of […]

NACTO in Austin: Big Crowds, Big Ideas

Austin hosted the 2015 Designing Cities last month, a National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) conference. We shattered previous attendance records, with over 650 guests from across the country. And for a few days, in some areas of downtown, the number of transportation geeks may have almost equaled young tech developers. Whether you want […]

Meeting Demands for a Walkable Austin

“Walkability” has implications for much more than transportation – it can affect our health, neighborhood affordability, security, and sense of community. So it makes sense that walkability has become a buzz word in recent years, at the national and local level. (Last year, walkability expert Jeff Speck visited Austin, speaking to over 300 residents and […]