All posts from Central Texas Mobility Matters

  • Austin American-Statesman Commentary: U.S. 183 South redo is needed and overdue

    By Ray A. Wilkerson and Margaret Gomez – SPECIAL TO THE AMERICAN-STATESMAN Southeast Travis County is about to be transformed. We may know U.S. 183 South as another roadway that crawls during... Oct 16, 2015 - No Comments

  • Celebrating our Customers with Road Rewards

    At the Mobility Authority, we know Central Texas commuters have places to go, and we are proud to offer faster and more efficient options to get you there. The opening of 183A Toll in 2007 provided c... Oct 12, 2015 - No Comments

  • Heiligenstein: MoPac project is one of many mobility solutions

    The following opinion editorial ran in the September 16, 2015 edition of the Austin American-Statesman In the Sept. 3 Viewpoints editorial, the American-Statesman argued that traffic congestion will ... Sep 16, 2015 - No Comments

  • Keeping Austin Moving the HERO Way

    Keeping Austin moving isn’t just about building roads, but also making sure the ones we have keep flowing. When a vehicle stalls or runs out of gas on a congested road, the negative impact to traffi... Aug 20, 2015 - No Comments

  • Toll Collectors: A Disappearing Breed

    In this article as it originally appeared on, Jenni Bergal discusses the growing number of states transitioning to cashless, all electronic toll collection. Toll Collectors: A Disappea... Jul 27, 2015 - No Comments

  • Toll Road Use on the Rise

    In this JD Supra Business Advisor article, Linda Cunningham discusses IBTTA’s 2015 Report on Tolling in the United States, which indicates that U.S drivers recognize the benefits toll roads prov... Jul 23, 2015 - No Comments

  • Google expands self-driving car project to Austin

    In this Austin American-Statesman article, Omar L. Gallaga reports on the expansion of Google’s self-driving car project to the streets of Austin.   Google expands self-driving car project to A... Jul 10, 2015 - No Comments

  • A Better Way to Pay for Our Infrastructure Fixes?

    In this article from The Fiscal Times, Rob Garver discusses long-term solutions for funding transportation infrastructure improvements, particularly through the collection of user-based fees like toll... May 23, 2015 - No Comments

  • MoPac South Environmental Study: A Video Interview with Mike Heiligenstein

    Trusted Austin broadcast journalist and community leader Neal Spelce interviews Mobility Authority Executive Director Mike Heiligenstein about community concerns over proposed Express Lanes on MoPac ... May 02, 2015 - No Comments

  • Going Green on Earth Day and Beyond

    Today is Earth Day, a time to remember the importance of protecting our environment. Here in Central Texas, we are blessed with some beautiful landscapes and invaluable resources like the Edwards Aqui... Apr 22, 2015 - No Comments