Monday, May 4, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

Opposition to MoPac lanes grows stronger

Opposition to the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan is escalating as members of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Board prepare to take a final vote on the long-range plan next week.City of Austin and Travis County officials held…

Thursday, April 23, 2015 by Terrence Henry

More lanes are coming to Austin’s highways, but they won’t be free: Audio from KUT

Travis County and the City of Austin take part in a regular fiscal dance with the State of Texas over who pays the costs of government. Over the next three days, KUT News and the Austin Monitor will look at…

Thursday, April 23, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

CTRMA approves MoPac/Cesar Chavez study

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is taking a closer look at potential trouble spots on the proposed MoPac South Improvement Project, but not at the level some residents had hoped.At its regular meeting Wednesday, CTRMA’s board unanimously authorized the University…

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

CTRMA hopes variable tolls change driving habits

An official with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority hopes that variable tolls on proposed express lanes on MoPac Boulevard will serve as an incentive to commuters to change their driving habits.CTRMA’s Rick L’Amie says Capital Metro buses and registered…

Monday, April 20, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

Land Committee concerned over Zilker Park lanes

In response to pushback from members of the Land, Facilities and Program Committee last week, engineers said they are open to reconsidering the placement of elevated express toll lanes proposed as part of a MoPac South expansion plan.As the proposed…

Friday, April 17, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

US Fish and Wildlife concerned about SH 45 SW

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sent letters to Mayor Steve Adler, Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt and others Wednesday, expressing concerns about the potential environmental impacts of the proposed State Highway 45 Southwest on the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan,…

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