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Friday, June 2, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Wednesday morning’s meeting of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority Board of Directors featured a brief revival of gondola talk. Executive Director Mike Heiligenstein delivered a highly condensed wrap of a recent discussion he had with Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea. That discussion came several weeks after a study co-sponsored by CTRMA on the Wire One proposal concluded that the idea in its current form is too short on necessary details. Heiligenstein said that at the end of his chat with Shea, he offered to meet with the man behind Wire One, Jared Ficklin. “Just to give him some context about how modeling could really help him refine that,” said Heiligenstein. Board Member David Armbrust, a Travis County appointee, added to the executive director’s short statement, telling his colleagues, “Commissioner Shea wants to apply this idea somewhere.”

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