Tag: transportation

Capital Metro Board Approves Major System Overhaul

Capital Metro is making one of the biggest overhauls ever undertaken on its bus system, to go into effect next June. The changes will affect […]

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Major Mode Shift Proposed for Guadalupe Corridor

The Austin Transportation Department released its recommendations on Dec. 5 for the one-mile section of Guadalupe Street that runs through the University of Texas campus, […]

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Capital Express Plan Proposes Drastic I-35 Changes

On October 30, TxDOT officials along with State Sen. Kirk Watson announced a sweeping new plan for a 33-mile stretch of the I-35 corridor that […]

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Cap Metro Launches More Frequent Service, New Round Rock Routes

Capital Metro has begun new bus service to Round Rock, and will increase the frequency of its existing MetroRapid lines. The three new Round Rock […]

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Much Ado About Ridesharing

Ridesharing is heating up, for better or for worse, in Austin. Capital Metro recently launched a pilot ridesharing program called Pickup that allows riders to […]

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The Return of the TNCs

National Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft are resuming operations again in Austin, as legislation establishing statewide regulations was signed by Gov. Greg Abbott today. […]

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Hyperloop Examines Possible Texas Routes

Austin, a city known for its traffic woes, is no stranger to transportation ideas that range from optimistic to bizarre. Remember, for instance, the proposals […]

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New Cap Metro Plan Means More Frequent Transit

Capital Metro’s board of directors has given the green light to the Connections 2025 plan, paving the way for some major changes to Austin’s transit […]

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Austin Traffic Worsens, Study Says

Austin commuters don’t need a study to tell them how bad traffic congestion is. Nonetheless, there is one that confirms what everyone on MoPac and […]

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Austin’s Economic Growth Continues for 2017, But Affordability and Mobility Must be Addressed

AngelouEconomics’ annual economic forecast has become a fixture for the Austin business community, and this year economist Angelos Angelou had a fairly sunny outlook for […]

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