Will Austin Mobility Bond Help Ease Congestion? (Hint: More Tolling Might Be More Effective.)

CBS News Austin reports, “The Austin City Council officially approved the mobility bond for the November election that one transportation expert [UT engineering professor Dr. Kara Kockelman] says focuses more on safety than congestion relief.” On reducing congestion, the professor tells CBS that “tolling cars will help, both on inner city roads and the bridges over the river.” The $720 million bond is on the November ballot.