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Traffic. It’s an Austinite’s favorite thing to complain about. That’s why we write transportation stories exploring the many solutions to Austin’s transportation woes – from bikes to buses.

 

Sidewalks - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
Amy Stansbury

Help Make Austin A More Accessible City

About the City of Austin Public Works Dept. This post is sponsored by our community partner, the City of Austin Public Works Department, which designs, manages, and inspects major capital improvement projects and maintains Austin’s network of trails. Action Box Make Austin a more accessible

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Good News - 1
Civics 101
Amy Stansbury

Counting Down Positive News Stories From 2021

Summary 2021 was quite the year. We’re counting down some of the more positive local news stories. Action Box Take some time to relax! Enjoy the holidays and we’ll see you in the new year! These past two years have been difficult (to say the

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Highway - 1
Civics 101
Amy Stansbury

What The Heck Is Happening With I-35?

Summary TxDOT has released several proposals for major changes to I-35, which include lowering the highway & expanding it to 20 lanes in some sections. Action Box Share your feedback on the future of I-35 with TxDOT at CapExCentral.Mobility35openHouse.com Been reading a bunch of headlines

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EV Myths - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
The Austin Common

It’s Time To Do Some Electric Vehicle Myth-Busting!

About Austin Energy This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Energy. Austin Energy is our local publicly-owned electric utility. Action Box Learn more about electric vehicles with Austin Energy’s EV Buyer’s Guide (EV.AustinEnergy.com). This post is sponsored by Austin Energy. All Austin Common

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TDM Award
Community News + Partner Posts
COA Transportation Department

City of Austin Wins Air Central Texas Award

About The Author This post was written by the City of Austin Transportation Department, which is committed to providing the most safe, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable roadway, bikeway, walkway and transit system for our community. Action Box Try making your commute more sustainable by finding

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A Brief History of Transportation Plans In Austin
1 News Item You Should Know, Explained
The Austin Common

What Are Austin’s Plans For Fighting Traffic?

This post is sponsored by MoveATX. All Austin Common sponsors are screened by The Austin Common team to ensure they’re doing good for their employees, customers, our community, and the planet. With all the talk this election cycle about the future of transportation in Austin, you

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Prop A, Explained
1 News Item You Should Know, Explained
Amy Stansbury

Prop A, Explained

Summary This election season, Austinties will have the opportunity to impact the future of public transportation in Austin with Prop A. Action Box Vote! Vote! Vote! And don’t forget to vote in these important local races as well. Maybe you’ve read the headlines. Maybe you’ve

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MoveATX
1 News Item To Know - AC
Amy Stansbury

How Can We Improve Austin’s Transit System?

Summary We sat down with several local transportation experts & leaders to talk about Austin’s transportation past and future. Action Box Get involved with one of the many local organizations that work on transportation policy in Austin. This post is sponsored by MoveATX. All Austin Common sponsors

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Episode 2 - Rail For Austin?
Essays
Amy Stansbury

Rail For Austin? You Decide (Episode 2)

In this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, host Amy Stansbury goes over the basics of Prop A, which, if approved by voters in November, could bring a $7.1 billion transit system to Austin. We also take a deep dive into Austin’s transportation history

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Less Stress, More Safety
Austin Orgs You Should Know
Amy Stansbury

Austin Org You Should Know: MoveATX

Summary MoveATX is a coalition of community leaders, advocates, activists, and organizations that want to see a better mobility future for Austin and all of its residents. Action Box Hear about opportunities to get involved in improving Austin’s transportation system by signing up for email

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