Juliana Benavides loves baseball, her professional home. And she loves South Austin, her actual home for the first 25 years of her life — until June. Blame Austin traffic.
Benavides, an account executive with the Round Rock Express, and her partner Carissa Sepeda, who also had a job in Round Rock, this spring decided to move near Interstate 35 and RM 620.
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Ben Wear has covered Austin-area transportation since 2003. He has focused on how overburdened roads affect Central Texans, as well as on budgets and spending by Capital Metro, the city of Austin and the state Department of Transportation.
This is part of an occasional series by American-Statesman reporters chronicling how Central Texas’ rapid growth is changing the way we live.
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