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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 by Elizabeth Pagano

If you are tired of how future-focused transportation talk has gotten nowadays (what with the robot cars and all), the Transportation Department has a welcome respite for you. It has teamed up with the Austin History Center to create a new campaign, “Getting Here: 100 Historical Moments in Austin Transportation.” According to a press release, the look back ties into the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, acting as a countdown to its next phase early next year. “The ASMP will impact all modes of transportation and shape how we invest in mobility going forward. One Historical Moment will be posted daily, beginning October 23. To follow along with the campaign, check out the Transportation Department on Social Media (Twitter and Facebook). Starting November 1st, you’ll also be able to find a link to all the previously-published moments at AustinTexas.gov/ASMP.”

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