West Austin Chamber of Commerce and Capital Metro Discuss 620/2222 Corridor Mobility

West Austin Chamber of Commerce and Capital Metro Discuss 620/2222 Corridor Mobility

 Austin, TX – West Austin Chamber of Commerce met with Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority to help address mobility issues from the 620 and 2222 corridors.  We discussed opportunities to address access to our area from other parts of Austin/Cedar Park to help our local businesses address employee shortages.  We met with Capitol Metro’s Todd Hemingston, VP Planning, Jackie Nirenberg, Community Involvement Manager, and Greg Buford, Metro Works, in our initial discussion.

Capital Metro has been in discussion with TxDOT to explore the opportunity to place a park and ride along the 620 Bypass.  The early option for assistance before the road is built is a Van Pool/Car Pool to provide mobility for local business needs.  We agreed to follow up with a meeting including interested businesses who could benefit from a discussion on mobility options.

“This preliminary discussion with Capital Metro and West Austin Chamber is the beginning of improved mobility to our area to help with employee access to working in our area.” Ray Freer, Chair.

We are scheduling a meeting in the next month with Capital Metro and interested businesses and community members to learn about the options Capital Metro can suggest.  We are asking our area businesses and community members to email the West Austin Chamber at jessica.lamkin@fourpointschamber.com to let us know you would like to attend this preliminary discussion with Capital Metro Discussion.

With over 135 members and growing, The West Austin Chamber of Commerce represents the West Austin businesses and our community.  For more information about upcoming events, and community concerns, a contact us at Linda@fourpointschamber.com, visit www.WestAustinChamber.org or call (512) 551-0390.  Membership inquiries may also be sent directly to Linda@FourPointsChamber.com.

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