Overview & History
We are the driving force behind preserving and enhancing quality of life in Central Texas as we EVOLVE with the changing regional landscape, ENGAGE with the communities we serve, and PROTECT the environment we all share.
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is an independent government agency created in 2002 to improve the transportation system in Williamson and Travis counties. Our mission is to implement innovative, multi-modal transportation solutions that reduce congestion and create transportation choices that enhance quality of life and economic vitality.
The Mobility Authority is overseen by a seven-member Board of Directors. The Governor appoints the Chairman, and the Travis and Williamson counties Commissioners Courts each appoint three members to serve on the Board.
The Mobility Authority employs a small professional staff led by Executive Director Mike Heiligenstein. The Mobility Authority uses private sector contractors with specialized expertise to provide staffing support for individual projects.
The Mobility Authority was created and operates under the Texas Transportation Code Chapter 370 and is authorized under state law to implement a wide range of transportation systems including roadways, airports, seaports and transit services. The Mobility Authority is authorized to issue revenue bonds to fund projects and can utilize user fees and/or taxes to fund operations and repay bonds.
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about the Mobility Authority and tolling in Central Texas.
See below for Mobility Authority's strategic plan publication.