What works for Austin?
Small fixes or big solutions?
After months of crowdsourcing, it’s time to turn all of our small fixes into Austin’s big solutions. How can a compound approach of multiple fixes coalesce into coherent public policy? We’ll study other cities from around the country to find models for Austin to mirror, or avoid. In this topic, Austinites will come together and help us finalize solutions for our public town hall and final policy product.
Time to reboot the Dillo!
If you work, live or play downtown, imagine a fully electric, clean and efficient mode of urban transportation that could be hailed on the street or by a smart phone app day or night.
Today another person died in traffic in Austin. Our streets are dangerous. We have had 48 people die on Austin’s streets in 2015. 17 of those were people walking, one was a 16 year old boy riding a bicycle. Nationwide,…
Keep Austin Wierd, install Gondolas! Why are we not strongly considering Gondolas as a transportation option?
With a completely fresh take on how to curb growing traffic problems, industrial designers and insatiable problem solvers, Michael McDaniel + Jared Ficklin thoughtfully…
The only good traffic solution is a no-car solution. Studies have revealed that consistently, whenever cities reworked their roadways to accommodate traffic better, they had more cars and paradoxically the problem worsened. Cars are dangerous, dirty, noisy, and they are…
Eliminate bus stops that block traffic on arterial roadways . This can be accomplished by commercially sponsored bus duck out lanes where busses can transfer passengers
Large retail centers with a full service grocery store should build bus terminals that…