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Archives for 2013

Ozone Season Ends with Positive News

At the end of the season, be it ground-level ozone or sports, there are certain stats everyone talks about. For air quality planners, those numbers are the Design Value and 4th Highest Eight-Hour Average. The 2013 ozone season (April-October) saw the lowest eight-hour averages, and produced the lowest Design Value, the region has monitored in…
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CAMPO Releases New Growth Monitoring Report

The CAMPO Growth Monitoring Report is an effort by CAMPO to keep track of the growth in the region. This report is the third time CAMPO has produced a report about the growth in our region. To create the report CAMPO staff collects building permit data is collected from jurisdictions, put into GIS, and then…
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CAMPO Launches Idea Sharing Site

CAMPO has launched an idea sharing website where the public can become involved in the long-range planning process. CAMPO has begun developing the next long-range transportation plan for the region – The CAMPO 2040 Regional Transportation Plan. An important part of this planning effort is working with the community to gather input and share information…
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CAMPO Launches New Website, Community Engagement Portal, and Mobile Meeting Plan

For additional information, please contact Bryce Bencivengo, Community Outreach Coordinator 512.974.2282 c: 512.900.4544 Email Bryce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EMBARGO until October 15, 2013 The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is well underway in developing their next required long-range transportation plan – The 2040 Plan. A large part of this planning effort is working with…
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CAMPO On Hand for Ground Breaking of MoPac Improvement Project

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority broke ground on the new lanes that will be added to MoPac by the end of 2015. The MoPac Improvement Project will add an express lane in each direction on the highway on an 11-mile stretch between Lady Bird Lake and Parmer Lane. This project is a partnership between…
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Transportation Development Credits Available in the CAMPO Region

Background Transportation Development Credits (TDCs) can be used to fulfill some or all of the federal matching fund requirements normally associated with the use of federal highway and transit reimbursements for eligible capital, operating and planning activities (23 U.S.C. §120). By fulfilling the requirement for a non-federal share of a federally funded transportation project, the…
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Regional Mobility Summit to Kick-off 2040 Planning Process

For additional information, please contact Bryce Bencivengo, Community Outreach Coordinator 512.974.2282 c: 512.900.4544 Email Bryce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Published Tuesday July 16, 2013 The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will be holding a Regional Mobility Summit on Friday May 17, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Palmer Events Center. The event…
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150 Central Texans Attend Regional Mobility Summit

For additional information, please contact Bryce Bencivengo, Community Outreach Coordinator 512.974.2282 c: 512.900.4544 Email Bryce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Published Friday May 17, 2013 AUSTIN, TX – Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization hosted a Regional Mobility Summit that more than 150 people attended. This event brought elected officials, transportation professionals, community leaders and members of…
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Help Develop a Transportation Plan for the Region

For additional information, please contact Bryce Bencivengo, Community Outreach Coordinator 512.974.2282 c: 512.900.4544 Email Bryce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Published Tuesday July 16, 2013 The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) recently deployed an online survey to collect input on goals and challenges for the regional transportation system.  This survey kicks off public involvement for…
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CAMPO Starts Public Comment Period on Various Amendment Requests

For additional information, please contact Bryce Bencivengo, Community Outreach Coordinator 512.974.2282 c: 512.900.4544 Email Bryce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Published Wednesday September 4, 2013 The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization has received requests to amend two of their planning documents. The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Capital Area Rural Transit System, the City of Round…
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