Tag Archives: 2040 CAMPO Transportation Plan

Monday, October 12, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Special Report: Manor, planning for the future

Today, the Austin Monitor, KUT and KLRU present a collaboration that examines the impact of our region’s growth on Manor, Texas: Austin’s Eastern Frontier. We invite you to explore that series and offer you this piece on transportation planning efforts in…

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

Google self-driving car now in Austin, policy not

A young man steered Google’s white Lexus RX – outfitted with a small sensor full of lasers, radars and cameras on its roof – down Riverside Drive on Tuesday. Arguably, the driver’s presence was a redundancy: The car that left the…

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Adler pulls MoPac South express lane amendment

Without assurance that his proposed language change wouldn’t put the brakes on the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s 2040 Regional Transportation Plan, Mayor Steve Adler withdrew an amendment at Monday’s Transportation Policy Board meeting intended to clarify the description of…

Friday, May 15, 2015 by Caleb Pritchard

Website hack shines light on Project Connect

Project Connect, the grand vision for high-capacity transit in Central Texas, has spent a good chunk of 2015 completely out of sight. However, a top Capital Metropolitan Transit Authority official assured the Austin Monitor on Thursday that it’s just temporarily lying fallow…

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

CAMPO adopts 2040 Regional Transportation Plan

Austin’s history of doubling its population every 25 years or so presents a huge challenge to regional elected officials trying to predict the area’s future transportation needs. Despite this issue, the Transportation Policy Board of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning…

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…

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

New AISD group to tackle Austin High traffic

This summer, a new interlocal group will propose a solution to address the traffic problems that are expected to slam Austin High School in coming years.At the Austin Independent School District’s Board Dialogue meeting, trustees directed administration to create a…

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