A letter to the Texas congressional delegation re: transit funding
Mar 20, 2020
Mobility and traffic congestion reduction is one of the Chamber’s top policy priorities.
Improving Regional Mobility Together Recap
Oct 9, 2019
On October 7, 2019, more than 400 people attended our annual transportation summit at the JW Marriott in Austin. This year, the focus was on improving regional mobility by working together.
KLM Airlines announces nonstop service from Austin to Amsterdam beginning in May 2020
Sep 24, 2019
On September 24, KLM Airlines announced that starting on May 4, 2020, it will begin connecting Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol three times a week.
Future of Regional Mobility Wrap Up
Oct 18, 2018
On October 1 the Austin Chamber of Commerce hosted its Future of Regional Mobility event. It featured a broad range of panelists and speakers – from across the region and country – to discuss what needs to be done to...
How will we spend less time in traffic?
Sep 25, 2018
FUTURE OF REGIONAL MOBILITY EVENT (Oct. 1) Every year, the Austin region is at or near the top of multiple “best of” lists—everything from U.S. News’ Best Place to Live to top cities for millennials to best barbecue. We’re proud...
Delta announces year-round service to Cincinnati
Feb 5, 2018
Beginning May 1, 2018, Delta Air Lines will offer business professionals nonstop service to Cincinnati, Ohio. Delta’s list of nonstop destinations from Austin has grown to 10 with the addition of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky nonstop flight. The new nonstop flight...
Austin Chamber supports CAMPO chairman Will Conley’s reappointment
Jan 10, 2018
On January 8, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (CAMPO) Transportation Policy Board reappointed Will Conley as Chairman for another term. Conley will serve for an additional two years—a total of six years on the board. The Austin Chamber supported...
Saving Lives: TxDOT launches pedestrian safety campaign
Nov 29, 2017
Austin Chamber partners with TxDOT to improve pedestrian safety in the Central Texas region The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce joined local officials and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in the announcement of their new pedestrian safety campaign, BE...
Air Canada adds 21 additional seats for business travelers
Nov 7, 2017
Beginning May 1, 2018, Air Canada will upgrade their service for business travelers with 21 additional seats per flight between Austin and Toronto. The extra seating on the carrier’s Embraer EMB 190 aircraft is part of Air Canada’s daily nonstop...
Making Central Texas Work offers solutions for regional dilemmas
Nov 2, 2017
More than 400 attendees joined the Austin Chamber to discuss how economics can address growth in the Central Texas region. On October 30, transportation enthusiasts joined the Greater Austin Chamber and industry leaders for the annual Regional Growth Solutions summit....
Chamber Supports CTRMA 183 North Toll Lane Project
Oct 26, 2017
Imagine if the daily average commute on MoPac and SH 145 ebbs to 10 mph regardless of the time or day. According to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA), this could very well happen by 2035. The vital corridor...
More collaboration would lead to better transportation in Central Texas
Oct 16, 2017
On October 16 the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) will consider a proposal that could help the Austin region work better, plan better, and ultimately be more competitive for state transportation dollars. Every five years, CAMPO creates a 20-plus...