mike heiligenstein

  • Toll Roads and Global Warming

    Mopac Express Lane utilizes congestion pricing to encourage carpooling and the use of public transit to reduce traffic congestion and positively impact emissions. Regardless of where one stands on the...
    Jan 18, 2017 No Comments

  • Multimodal Transportation as an Economic Equalizer

    Central Texans take advantage of the multimodal “shared-use paths” along the 290 Toll. “If we’re stuck in traffic, we can’t be leaders in the world,” says the author of “Putting America...
    Jan 10, 2017 No Comments

  • MoPac Moves Forward

    October marked an important milestone for the MoPac Improvement Project, with the first section of the Express Lane now open to the traveling public. With this new option to bypass congestion, commute...
    Nov 28, 2016 No Comments

  • Improving Mobility Through Innovation

    Mobility isn’t just about pouring new concrete and asphalt. The reality of Austin’s dramatic growth – and the challenging nature of protecting our environment – is that we need more innova...
    Jun 01, 2016 No Comments

  • The Mobility Authority is Going Green for Earth Day

    Last month we celebrated Earth Day, a time to remember the importance of protecting our environment, and a time to give thanks for the bountiful natural resources entrusted to us as Central Texans. W...
    May 09, 2016 No Comments

  • 183 South Expressway Groundbreaking: Connecting Communities

    Our Chairman, Ray Wilkerson, outlined it clearly last October: “Over the last 50 years, the US 183 corridor has become one of the Austin area’s most important arterials — but improvements to it ...
    Apr 08, 2016 No Comments