Is a Central City urban rail line what Austin needs to improve mobility and reduce congestion? This fall, we will have a chance to debate that question as we prepare to decide whether to ask voters in November 2014 to approve funding for urban rail.
As you’ve sat waiting for the light to change at one of Austin’s increasingly congested intersections, you have undoubtedly thought that somebody ought to do something about all of this traffic.
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Jeb Boyt is chairman of the Alliance for Public Transportation. A local attorney, he previously served on the city advisory commission for the 2012 bond election. The views expressed in this article are his own and not those of the alliance.