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There's a lot going on around Central Texas this fall! Even if you're not going to ACL Fest, football games, races at COTA, or one of the other events taking place this month, you're almost certainly going to get caught in the traffic from those events.

Whether you're a commuter or a festival-goer, this is a great month to ditch your car and arrive at your destination with a stress-free mode that will also save you on gas and parking...

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Not only has this year been much warmer than usual, our region has experienced worse air quality than in past years.

Some of the factors that go into Ozone Action Days are beyond our immediate control (wildfires, industrial ozone), but there are plenty of small steps we can all take to reduce sources of smog.

Reducing the amount of drive-alone commutes is a great way to cut down on vehicle emissions AND save money! If enough...

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Movability’s members are employers and transportation service providers who are committed to improving the mobility landscape in Central Texas and helping shift the culture from moving cars to moving people. This saves money on parking costs, reduces stress for employees, and takes time back from traffic.

Welcome to our newest members:

Bird Rides Bird...

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School districts across Central Texas will welcome students back to campuses over the next few weeks, which means a bump in traffic congestion.

According to the City of Austin, travel times on the city's street network increased during last year's back to school period by 8-10% during the morning peak period, mid-day, and evening.

Central Texas traffic volumes have been increasing steadily after a sharp drop in 2020 and are now...

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"Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change," Jack Ewing wrote for the New York Times this week. "But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars are much too expensive for a vast majority of Americans."

While individual...

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Sometimes it can be hard to leave your car behind and try new transportation options - especially if you're worried you might need to get somewhere quickly in case of an emergency. That's why Movability is introducing the Emergency Ride Home program as part of Get There Central Texas.

When Central Texans join the Get There platform - either individually or as part of your workplace - you're eligible to be reimbursed for emergency rides...

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With high gas prices showing no signs of easing soon, it's a great time to switch out drive-alone trips for other modes that can save you money.

Transportation demand management, or TDM, simply means using the the transportation infrastructure we already have in ways that spread demand across different modes. Not sure where to start? Using...

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Movability is thrilled to welcome Alex Vogt as our new Program Manager! Alex will be working with our members to help them find the best commute options for their employees, design and implement mobility policies, and learn how transportation demand management (TDM) can help them save money and boost recruitment and retention.

Alex was most recently the Transportation Demand Coordinator at Texas State University in San Marcos, where he...

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