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Friday, May 8, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Council formally weighs in on MoPac South plan

After weeks of mounting tension over what many call a “double-decking” of MoPac Expressway over Lady Bird Lake, City Council has formally asked the regional transportation planning body to modify a proposal to add four express lanes to a section…

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Council debates MoPac express lane resolution

Amid mounting opposition to a proposal to add four tolled express lanes to a section of South MoPac Expressway, City Council is considering a resolution that would ask the region’s planning organization to cut the project from its 2040 Regional…

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…

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