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Category Archives: Transportation
Getting back to the future on Austin’s transformative mode shift investment.
Posted in Transit, Transportation Comments Off on Plan C
The Austin Strategic Mobility Plan should be the focus of next year’s City transportation bond, not (necessarily) Project Connect. Existing and envisioned mode share from the adopted Austin Strategic Mobility Plan
Posted in Transit, Transportation Comments Off on ASMP 2020
Achieving a 50% sustainable commute mode share requires a boost in local transit operating funding sources and a focus on productivity-enhancing transit capital projects. A system-wide route productivity summary, courtesy of the Connections 2025 plan.
Posted in Fiscal, Transit, Transportation Comments Off on Money Shift
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 Comments Off on Regrets, we’ve seen a few
A zany map highlights Project Connect’s transparency problems.
Posted in Transit, Transportation Comments Off on Paint Job
We aspire to solve mobility challenges. We do not actually plan to do so.
Posted in Transit, Transportation Comments Off on Joint Pain
Posted in Transportation Comments Off on Moving Priorities
City Bond 2018
My proposal for the City of Austin’s 2018 infrastructure bond.
Posted in Fiscal, Housing, Transportation Comments Off on City Bond 2018
The “Go Big” mobility bond will increase the single-occupant vehicle share of Austin work commutes.
Posted in Transportation Comments Off on Cars Count
Make Austin Roads Great Again
City Council’s mobility bond embraces futile road populism instead of much-needed mode shift. City Council’s mobility bond funds the corridor plan that will expand this section of FM 969 from four to six lanes. The design speed is 50 mph.
Posted in Development, Transit, Transportation Comments Off on Make Austin Roads Great Again