Electrifying News in Transportation

There’s new energy in the Seaholm EcoDistrict! Last week, Austin Energy unveiled Electric Drive, a multi-use recharging station powered entirely by renewable energy. The charging kiosk and ports for electric vehicles are at home on a street that got an an honorary designation as “Electric Drive” along West Second Street, coordinated by the Austin Transportation […]

Capital Metro, ATD Get Some of the SXSW Spotlight

Some of Movability Austin’s founding partners were up to very interesting things during SXSW. Capital Metro, together with RATP Dev, hosted a public demonstration of an EasyMile EZ10 autonomous shuttle on the University of Texas at Austin campus. The 12-passenger shuttle gave rides to about 300 people over two days, and showed how RATP Dev and […]

Do You Use TNCs?

Transportation Networking Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft suspended service in Austin in May of this year. Other, local companies like Fare and RideAustin have since stepped in to provide similar services. Texas A&M Transportation Institute and the University of Michigan are conducting research to learn how the departure of Uber and Lyft has impacted travel behavior […]