All posts from Central Texas Mobility Matters

  • 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

  • Thinking Highways Magazine: Keeping Austin Moving Through Innovation and Technology

    Q&A with Mobility Authority Executive Director Mike Heiligenstein Austin’s reputation as one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., combined with the prevalent opportunities and high qu... Apr 03, 2015 - No Comments

  • Mobility Authority Unites Carma and Meals on Wheels and More in “Drive for Thanksgiving Carma” Campaign

    We all know carpooling helps improve the flow of traffic in Austin  and throughout Central Texas.  But did you know that carpooling this November will help feed the hungry? Thanks to a partnership... Nov 24, 2014 - No Comments

  • Austin at the Center of International Mobility Innovation

    IBTTA Comes to Austin U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary Victor Mendez The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) held its 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Austin in Se... Oct 21, 2014 - No Comments