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Roadwork at Brodie, Davis lanes slated to wrap up by February

Construction at Brodie and Davis lanes was still continuing on Jan. 22 after more than a year of work on the project to update the intersection. more »

Jan 22, 2015 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

Southwest Austin residents learned about proposed projects to alleviate traffic congestion at the Y at Oak Hill intersection as part of an Oak Hill Parkway environmental study open house Jan. 20 at Covington Middle School.

Kelli Weldon

Two projects, no-build option considered for Y at Oak Hill

Southwest Austin residents scrutinized maps showing plans for the latest two proposed projects to alleviate traffic congestion at the Y at Oak Hill intersection, where Hwy. 290 meets Hwy. 71. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

A panel of legislators discuss transportation issues in the Houston region at the 2015 annual Transportation Advocacy Group.

Ariel Carmona Jr.

Legislators give update on transportation at TAG meeting

Despite the overwhelming approval of Proposition 1 at the polls last November, legislators instrumental in passing the state Constitutional amendment say the measure, which provides funding for road improvements and in more »

Jan 7, 2015 3:00 PM Spring | Klein

Lavaca St. will reduce to two lanes from Oct. 13 until January.

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Lavaca Street to face lane closures

The city of Austin will shut down lanes on Lavaca Street beginning Oct. 13. more »

Oct 13, 2014 10:53 AM Central Austin 2 Comments

A survey asks members of downtown Austin's entertainment industry about their parking needs and concerns.

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Survey seeks answers to downtown parking problems

A new survey asks Austin’s entertainment industry about downtown parking challenges. more »

Aug 4, 2014 7:21 AM Central Austin

Workers modify a traffic signal pole July 19 at the newly reopened intersection of Crystal Falls Parkway and US 183 in Leander.

Stephen Burnett

Leander reopens Crystal Falls Parkway at US 183

Drivers can again use the intersection of Crystal Falls Parkway and US 183 in Leander after city engineers reopened the junction July 19. more »

Jul 30, 2014 1:58 PM Cedar Park | Leander

Voters to determine fate of state highway fund

This November, Texas voters will decide whether money from oil and gas production tax revenue can be used to help fund the state’s transportation projects. more »

Jul 16, 2014 12:00 AM , Cy-Fair

The MetroRapid buses have a distinctive red and silver paint job.

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New MetroRapid route to begin road tests

Capital Metro’s second MetroRapid line will begin road tests July 15. The road test will begin at 4:30 a.m. and last until 8:30 p.m. more »

Jul 11, 2014 3:24 PM Central Austin 2 Comments

Texas DMV prepares for transition to single sticker system

Next March, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles will begin transitioning over to a new vehicle inspection and registration system that will require motorists to display only one windshield sticker. more »

Jul 2, 2014 3:10 PM Cy-Fair 5 Comments

An empty 10.5-acre plot next to the Plaza Saltillo train station in East Austin will soon be developed.

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Capital Metro picks developer for property near train station

Capital Metro has selected a potential developer to bring life to one of Central Austin’s largest vacant properties that also happens to be along the public transit agency’s existing rail line. more »

Jun 25, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

At an Oak Hill Parkway open house June 17, local residents reviewed potential design concepts to help alleviate congestion at the Y at Oak Hill.

Kelli Weldon

Residents help narrow down concepts for Y at Oak Hill redesign

Some proposed concepts to redesign the Y at Oak Hill where Hwy. 290 and Hwy. 71 intersect are moving forward as part of the ongoing Oak Hill Parkway environmental study to address long-term congestion. more »

Jun 18, 2014 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

Weber preaches ‘multi-modal’ for future of Texas transportation

Although he has only been on the job about a month and a half with the Texas Department of Transportation, Joe Weber is already urging change for the future of transportation in Texas. more »

Jun 13, 2014 12:00 AM Spring | Klein 1 Comments

East Stonebrook nearing completion

By the end of the year, there should be no more cones, no more traffic rerouting and no more construction on the eastern section of Stonebrook Parkway from the Dallas North Tollway to Preston Road. more »

Jun 4, 2014 8:00 AM Frisco

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Despite delays, Kelly Lane work on schedule

Pflugerville officials expect the current phase of construction on Kelly Lane to be completed on schedule in December despite engineering hitches and unexpected delays. more »

Jun 4, 2014 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Sen. Kirk Watson speaks about the I-35 Capital Area Improvement Program at a media workshop June 3 at the Texas Department of Transportation office at 7901 N. I-35.

Kelli Weldon

South Austin residents to review I-35 improvement concepts at open house

Southwest Austin residents can provide feedback on proposed efforts to help alleviate traffic on I-35 at an open house at Akins High School on June 4. Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, said June 3 it is important for the local community to participate. more »

Jun 3, 2014 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

District creates committee to drive toward transportation solutions

A group of Katy ISD officials, staff members and concerned parents have been meeting since January in an effort to develop solutions to the district’s transportation challenges. more »

Apr 23, 2014 12:00 AM Katy

Construction is underway on segments F-1, F-2 and G of the Grand Parkway, which crosses Hufsmith-Kohrville Road just south of Boudreaux Road in Spring.

Matt Stephens

Grand Parkway to improve mobility in Spring area

Three segments of the Grand Parkway—Houston’s third outer loop—are expected to bring improved mobility and new developments to northern Harris County after the roadway opens to traffic at the end of 2015. more »

Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM Spring | Klein

Proposed Frisco roundabout

City of Frisco

First roundabout remains in plans

Plans for a multilane roundabout have been in the works for the Ohio Drive and Warren Parkway intersection for several years, and the project could begin early next year, said Brian Moen, assistant director of transportation for Frisco. more »

Apr 2, 2014 12:00 AM Frisco 2 Comments

Managed toll lanes open on DFW Connector

No, it’s not an April Fool’s prank: the new managed toll lanes on the DFW Connector are open to traffic today. more »

Apr 1, 2014 1:54 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Frisco Chamber of Commerce to host transportation symposium

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Frisco transportation symposium on April 17. more »

Mar 31, 2014 5:12 PM Frisco