In Austin Area, most of the traffic discussion focuses on the city itself and not the outskirt counties which have more problem than the city. As a matter of fact, the Thursday-held Growth Summit for the William County was the greatest opportunity to bring this discussion to the table to have the government of the county do something about the situation. For this reason, the main question raised was to develop a framework which could help the formulation of the transportation challenges facing the William County. Moreover, they also raised challenges which affect the place and means through which they could be mitigated.


The Mobility Authority Executive of the Central Texas Region Mike Helilingestein was also included in the discussion o have his issue resolved with an immediate effect.  According to the agenda of the conference, they wanted to focus on the means through which they would develop a new transportation system which would accommodate all people and yet again have an impact on the reduction of traffic jam in the region. According to Mike’s statements, he proposed a granola system of transportation which is one of the most efficient ways to reduce traffic jam in a city setup.


The discussions also focused on the development of technologies which would change the new face of traffic and transportation in the United States at large. When Mike noticed that the driverless technology of transportation to help reduce traffic jam in a cool city n Williams County, he went on and said that the county needs a new investment strategy that lays enough focus on the increasing threat in the transportation sector. As a matter of fact, the new technology will go a long way in assisting the people develop better ways of curbing transport in a modern city. Moreover, Mike said that the only way to help a city develop means through which it can sustain its transportation system is to have its suburbs developed with better transportation systems.  For this reason, they must have a better way to navigate through the traffic to get to their workplaces in the city.


For the past 15 years, the Williamson County has been suffering from an increased traffic jam in the region. However, the summit will contribute greatly to develop action plans to counter this problem.

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