This State Capital plans to spend $7 billion on a transportation revolution

Big problems often require big solutions. And who does big better than Texas, right?
Let’s hope Austin’s transit revolution catches on around the nation.

“Austin, Texas, where drivers spend an average of 104 hours stuck in traffic each year, is a city built around the car. But after passing two new propositions, the city now plans to invest more than $7 billion in a new transit system, and another $460 million in new infrastructure centered on walking and biking.

“There were three main arguments that were made,” says Austin mayor Steve Adler. “One was congestion. One was climate change. One was mobility equity in our city.”

 

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https://www.fastcompany.com/90572127/austin-texas-just-voted-for-a-transportation-revolution

 


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