Get yourself out of Austin traffic
It’s no secret that Austinites spend a lot of time in traffic - we’re 4th nationally for time spent in traffic, behind traffic disasters like Houston and New York City. Even with billions of dollars worth of investment and decades of construction, we’re no closer to fixing our traffic snarl. It’s time for a city-wide conversation about how behavior changes and a pivot towards 21st century transit options can save Austin’s commuters.
Watch the live streamed panel discussion on Commuting.
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We need a better system to understand Capital Metro's real time arrival data than what's on the app. I find it confusing and the times of arrival seem to jump around without rhyme or reason.
That said, I do applaud…
Paint all bike lanes green already like every other city. Even Waco has figured this out.
The first step to a traffic solution is getting good data. Perhaps an incentivized app to collect data of the actual paths commuters take each day. High density origins and destination areas could be identified and better planning could be…
Fund the Austin Bike Plan's build of every trail/cycletrack. For example, the Red Line bike path could be extended north past Crestview and South of Denson to 53rd st. People are not going to use a bike for transportation unless…