Project Date: February 27, 2014 Skills: Radio, Online

NRP Radio – KUT Austin – Kelly Krupa

Cutting Down on Traffic With an App: Austin Introduces Carma Carpooling

Kelly Krupa of KUT the NPR, affiliate in Austin, covers ribbon cutting launch event for Carma Carpooling in the Austin.  Paul Steinberg talks about the similarities between casual carpooling and what Carma is trying to establish in the Austin community.  The public private partnership with TxDOT Texas Department Transportation is led by the CTRMA Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and spokesperson, Rick L’Amie, explains the importance of finding alternatives to driving alone.

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Source: KUT operates as a service of the College of Communication at The University of Texas in Austin Texas.  KUT became a charter member of National Public Radio, and carried the first-ever broadcast of All Things Considered.

Learn more at CarmaCarpool.com or download the app from iTunes or Google Play