Author Archives: JGA

The Cronk Capacitor

Without a validated housing capacity model, land development code reforms might not add up to what we think they will. A presentation slide from Fregonese Associates highlighting their model’s approach to defining potential housing development

Posted in Housing

Regrets, we’ve seen a few

In the wake of an obvious mapping error, the CapMetro CEO dodges requests for data transparency and a public version control system. An overview of the East Riverside corridor, according to the latest Project Connect “flipbook”

Posted in Transit, Transportation

Paint Job

A zany map highlights Project Connect’s transparency problems.

Posted in Transit, Transportation

Joint Pain

We aspire to solve mobility challenges. We do not actually plan to do so.

Posted in Transit, Transportation

Moving Priorities

Posted in Transportation

Q & A with Stephanie Gharakhanian

Keep Austin Wonky interviews Stephanie Gharakhanian, candidate for Place 8 on the Austin Community College Board of Trustees.

Posted in Q & A

ART review

Early electric Autonomous Bus Rapid Transit (ART) models have exhibited progress on self-driving. There are no demonstrations of urban ART “platooning” or dynamic, real-time route-changing. Theoretically, vehicle-to-vehicle communication enables ART proximity at light-rail speeds, boosting the capacity ceiling for the … Continue reading

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