Making Options Easier in Austin

Two new transportation developments came on line over the summer, and both should make it safer and easier for non-vehicular traffic to move around Austin. A new series of bicycle and pedestrian bridges that run next to South MoPac Expressway opened for use, and 12 bicycle signals in Central Austin are also up and running. […]

New Bike Safety System in the Works

The growth in Austin’s bike network has been a boon to cyclists who want to get around on two wheels, but bike crashes do still happen – particularly at night. A City of Austin Public Works employee, Robin Camp, is setting out to reduce those crashes and hopefully save lives. Camp, whose brother was hit […]

Vision Zero Improvements Mean Safer Streets

As part of the Vision Zero Program to end Austin traffic fatalities, the Austin Transportation Department (ATD) has completed a safety improvement project around the intersection at North Lamar Boulevard and Rundberg Lane. The upgrades include medians designed to reduce left-turn crashes, a new pedestrian hybrid beacon, a traffic signal with pedestrian crossings, high-visibility crosswalks, […]