Have a Say in Austin’s Transportation Future!

    The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) is developing its Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP). Issues including commute delays, travel choice, health and safety, and affordability have emerged from public input as key considerations for future investment and plans. What matters most to you? What specific concerns or ideas do you have that could make getting […]

Austin Chosen for Autonomous Vehicle Initiative

Self-driving cars have quickly moved from futuristic possibility to reality, and many cities are wondering how transportation infrastructure will need to adapt as this new technology hits the streets. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is hoping to help answer that question. Last week he announced that five cities will be testing grounds and participants […]

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” […]