No Mixed Signals Here: Downtown Gets New Transit Queue Jump Signal

Downtown commuters may have noticed some changes at the Lavaca Street and W. MLK, Jr. Boulevard intersection. In an effort to help keep buses moving, the Austin Transportation Department (ATD) recently extended the transit priority lane and installed a transit queue jump signal on Lavaca Street at its intersection with MLK. This is good news for […]

Making the Most of Data

There’s no doubt we’re in the age of data, and that data can help us approach mobility in an entirely new way. But it’s one thing to collect data, and another to analyze and use it in a productive way. That’s where a new dynamic duo comes in. The Austin Transportation Department is embarking on […]

Austin: Turn Your Big Brains to Finding Opportunities to Repurpose and Remake Space for People

There have been some incredible new pedestrian and bicycle designs in the past decade, from New York City’s rebirth of an old and abandoned elevated rail line into The High Line:                   and NYC’s reinvention of parks and pedestrian and bicycle interactions:           […]