It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a… Screen!

Visitors to City Hall may have noticed two new displays there with transit information. They’re called TransitScreen, and they’re part of a system that show pedestrians, visitors, and employees real-time transportation information, including Capital Metro buses and trains, as well as nearby and available Car2Go and Zipcar cars and Austin B-Cycle bikes. There’s one TransitScreen […]

Proposition 1 and Next Steps

On May 7, Austin voters voted down Proposition 1, which means that for now the City’s December 2015 ordinance requiring drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft to do fingerprint security checks – among other requirements – will remain in place. Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft had said that that if a “no” […]

No Matter What Side You’re On – Go Vote!

There’s been a lot of conversation – and confusion – around the Proposition 1 vote that Austinites are being asked to weigh in on. The vote centers around the issue of how to best regulate transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft (Austin also now has GetMe, which has largely stayed out of the fray). […]