Public transport is a major concern for many commuters around the world because of increased traffic jam. In particular, Austin has experienced increased traffic congestion due to the influx of some people owning vehicles. Mike Heiligenstein is the executive director of Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority.
The authority comes up with solutions geared at reducing the traffic congestion in Austin, and its environs. As such, it is a public organization that receives information from people on how to come up with transport solution for Austin and Texas at large.
The team is building roads and developing technological solutions for improved traffic flow. The building of 183A Toll Road in Cedar Park and Leander has changed the lives of people living in this areas by opening up the regions to the outside world. Learn more about Mike Heiligenstein: http://ibtta.org/sites/default/files/documents/Heiligenstein_Mike_formatted%20with%20Picture_2014.pdf
The building of other roads in other sectors has also improved road capacity. Mike Heiligenstein is dedicated to ensuring the transport solution is enhanced by launching MoPac Express Lanes. The technology used in MoPac Express Lanes will use advanced technology to reduce traffic jam in the city.
The technology will help in creating express lines that will enable many people to avoid congested traffic lanes. They are also developing fiber roads that will act as links between different major highways and airports.
The vision of the organization is to develop infrastructures that would provide solutions to traffic jams brought by stalled vehicles on the roads. In finding a lasting solution, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is partnering with Metropia to create a mobile app that will help commuters to avert traffic congestion.
The integration of the mobile app with the traffic monitoring system by providing accurate time and alternative roots are free of traffic congestion.
Mike Heiligenstein has served in the public sector for almost 30 years and has mastered the skills of infrastructure development. He graduated with a degree in Government from the University of Texas and later a Masters of Business Administration and Government.
The qualification he gained through the education process has enabled him to handle the different managerial position in various companies. He has received recognition within and outside Texas where he is frequently called to give speeches on infrastructure development and transportation sectors.
Since assuming a leadership position at Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, he has propelled the organization to manage over $1 billion programs of expanding roads. He seats on other organizational boards of directors and contributes a lot towards policy formulation.