Quite a few of Metropia’s staff call Austin, Texas, their home. While people in other parts of the country might associate Texas with big trucks plowing through long stretches of open highway, this town in the near-middle of the state defies such stereotypes.
Sure, there are big vehicles on the roads, and there is plenty of highway driving around. But Austin is also on the progressive edge of refining city traffic in the southern half of the country.
The state capitol and home to one University of Texas site, Austin has seen massive growth over the past few years. It is the fourth largest city both in Texas and in the South, as well as the second largest state capitol in the US. (Only Phoenix, Arizona, is larger.)
In order to keep a large number of people moving in and throughout the...