Austin, TX City Council approves strategic mobility plan

The Austin, TX City Council unanimously approved the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP) on Thursday, marking the city’s first comprehensive transportation plan. The adopted plan includes the draft of the plan as well as staff-recommended amendments.

Robert Spillar, Austin’s transportation director, said in a statement that the plan is a “major milestone for Austin’s mobility portfolio,” noting it will address “the multimodal needs of our community” and offer more affordable opportunities to get around the city.