Monday, May 16, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Commission adds weight to light rail efforts

The Urban Transportation Commission has once again given a boost to advocates for light rail in Austin. At its meeting last week, the commission voted unanimously to recommend that City Council consider putting bonds for “rail options” on the November

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Bicycle Master Plan: The city plan to improve bike lanes and transport across the city and increase trails.

Bike Austin: Bike Austin is a bicycle advocacy group that works to grow cycling in the community by removing barriers to cycling and encouraging the creation of infrastructure.

City of Austin Urban Transportation Commission: The UTC is the body charged with advising the City of Austin's Mayor and Council on transportation-related issues.

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