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Passage of State Proposition Increases Transportation Funding

By a vote of nearly 4 to 1, Texans voted in favor of a proposition to amend the Texas State Constitution and increase the funds available for transportation.  This latest amendment to the state constitution diverts a portion of funds that would otherwise go to the state’s Economic Stabilization Fund (also known as the Rainy…
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CAMPO Board Elects New Vice-Chair

The CAMPO Board elected Bastrop County Commissioner Clara Beckett as vice-chair at their December 2014 meeting.  CAMPO Chair Hays County Commissioner Will Conley also took the opportunity at this meeting to recognize the service of departing members Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell, Austin Council Member Sheryl Cole, Austin Council Member Bill Spelman, Austin Council Member Chris…
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CAMPO Releases 2012 Congestion Analysis Report

CAMPO has added the 2012 Roadway Congestion Analysis report to its website. Over 2,400 miles of highways and roads were evaluated using new sources of data and the results are presented using new performance measures. Find out more about the Congestion Management Process and find a link to the report on our webpage: http://www.campotexas.org/plans-programs/congestion-management-process/

Ozone Season 2014

The 2014 ozone season is over and Central Texas recorded its cleanest year, by far, since we began monitoring for ozone in 1997. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses a three-year average to calculate a region’s compliance with its health-based ozone standard of 75 parts per billion (ppb). Central Texas had a 63 ppb…
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The Universal Language of Bicycle Safety

Transportation for an Aging Population

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are working to address the mobility needs of their seniors. Learn more about their efforts here.

MoPac App Now Available

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority has developed a smartphone app to provide Central Texans up-to-date information regarding the MoPac Improvement Project.  The app provides construction alerts and information about planned closures.  It also includes a FAQ page.  If you use MoPac regularly, you will appreciate timely information regarding conditions on this major thoroughfare.

Texas Transportation Plan 2040 Needs Your Input

TxDOT is developing a statewide transportation plan.  They have developed an innovative interactive tool to gather public input regarding future funding priorities.  Please take a few minutes to offer your ideas on how TxDOT should prioritize for the future.

Southern Walnut Creek Trail Ready For Bicycles

Austin American-Statesman writer, Pam LeBlanc takes a spin on the new trail and tells bicyclists to “prepare to be wowed.” Read all about it here.

CAMPO Announces New Executive Director

The Transportation Policy Board (TPB) of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is pleased to announce their selection of Ashby Johnson to be the agency’s Executive Director. Commissioner Will Conley, TPB Chair, said the choice will help position the region to meet the transportation challenges of a growing metropolitan area. He added that “Mr….
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