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.
Get more commuters to use CapMetro and fewer unkempt homeless people which deter many middle class people from riding. If the demographics using the bus could change, many more would be more apt to be used, and feel safer.
1) 360 - make lights longer at Westlake drive and after the bridge Time them. Add u turn lanes to alleviate waiting. Median is wide enough to add two lanes.
2). 620. - same thing. Make lights longer at Quinlan…
Develop a smartphone app that can track the routes and times that commuters use alternative transportation, and provide benefits for leaving their cars at home. Driving is the most heavily subsidized activity in our society. What we save from each…
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We are considering developing an app that would help people be more productive while they sit in traffic. The idea is to be able to search the web with your voice and then…
Instead of the rutland/rundberg stop for the 803 they should put it closer to Kramer Station by burnet/kramer or burnet/braker