Have you seen where Austin ranks on the new Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) Urban Mobility Report? Wait, I know what you’re thinking: Every 20 minutes some new report comes out that says congestion is bad. But the TTI report is the granddaddy of them all (although some critics may say the report uses your granddaddy’s methodology – for example, see CEOs for Cities).
Anyway, for the true transportation geeks out there (I can think of many coworkers; and calling them that is a term of endearment), you can check out the entire report on the TTI site. Or if you’d prefer to jump to all the local stats, here’s the 2010 TTI traffic report for Austin.
That’s a lot to digest. So for everyone else, here are a few highlights for our area: