Category Archives: Transportation

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

Corridor Correction

How to turn the Mayor’s $720 million bond proposal into a political winner that actually helps improve mobility.

Posted in Fiscal, Transit, Transportation

Corridor Prospectus

Where the dollars get spent by each of the City of Austin’s Corridor Programs.

Posted in Fiscal, Transit, Transportation

Independent Majority

How this November’s mobility bond can help create a car-independent majority in Austin.

Posted in Transit, Transportation

Move People

How City Council can use the 2016 presidential election to enhance Austin’s mobility. Where the unsuccessful 2014 rail-and-roads bond referendum won and lost

Posted in Transit, Transportation

Council Grades 2015

How did Council do this year? A review of their policy-making. Priorities word cloud from MAPA Summer survey

Posted in Energy, Fiscal, Housing, Public Safety, Transit, Transportation

Google Car Candidates

What’s cooler than artificial-intelligence-powered cars? A change in Austin politics that can reap their benefits. “I can drive myself around Austin. But I can’t register to vote.”

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