What We Did Over the Summer

Movability’s Director and Membership Manager traveled to Portland, Oregon this summer to attend the Association for Commuter Transportation’s 2016 International Conference. The annual conference is a gathering of mobility professionals from around the world, so it’s a great place to hear ideas, learn about new technology and design, and see what other organizations like Movability […]

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” […]