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Disclaimer

The MoPac Improvement Project Website, http://www.MoPacExpress.com, is provided as a public service. The site is managed by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (the "Mobility Authority"). Please note that users of this Website are responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness, currency and/or suitability of all information provided on the site. Information posted on the MoPac Improvement Project Website is believed to be current as of the posting date of the information. The Mobility Authority makes no effort to independently verify and does not exert editorial control over information on pages outside of the www.mopacexpress.com domain. The Mobility Authority makes no representations, guarantees, or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided on this site. The Mobility Authority specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages that may result from providing the Mobility Authority Website or the information it contains, including any Websites maintained by third parties and linked to the Mobility Authority Website.

The inclusion of company or vendor names, or links to company or vendor names, does not in any way imply endorsement by the Mobility Authority.

Copyright

© Copyright Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority. No part of this work may be copied, reproduced, or translated in any form or medium without the prior written consent of the Mobility Authority except where specifically noted. Permission is granted to republish, in whole or in part, the news releases on the MoPac Improvement Project site. Permission may be granted to redistribute other material in its entirety provided that the copyright notice is not removed or altered. No portion of this work may be sold, either by itself or as part of larger work, without the express written permission of the Mobility Authority. This restriction covers all publication media including, but not limited to, CD-ROM. All other rights reserved.

If permission is granted, the wording "provided with permission of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority" and the date must be noted, and the Mobility Authority must be provided a copy of the final product.

Commercial Use: To obtain permission to reproduce the information (text, graphics, photos, sound clips and/or videos) contained on the MoPac Improvement Project Website for any commercial purpose, submit the specifics of your request in writing to the Director of Communications, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, 301 Congress Avenue, Suite 650, Austin, TX 78701.

Non-Commercial/Educational Use: Mobility Authority information, drawings and/or photos of any kind can be used for "noncommercial and/or educational" usage as long as the following procedures are adhered to and the agency is given full credit for the materials.

All reproduced images must be accompanied by an appropriately placed Mobility Authority credit line as follows: "Photo courtesy Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority © 2009, Photographer's name (if present on original photo).

Reproduced textual information that is utilized verbatim must be accompanied by an appropriately placed Mobility Authority credit line as follows: "Information courtesy Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority © 2009."

Reproduced graphic/artwork, sound or video that is utilized must be accompanied by an appropriately placed Mobility Authority credit line as follows: "Artwork courtesy Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority © 2009."

Privacy and Security

This policy addresses issues of the collection, security, use and access of information that may be obtained through the use of the MoPac Improvement Project Website.

Server Logs/Log Analysis Tools

The Mobility Authority uses log analysis tools to create summary statistics for purposes such as assessing the level of interest in information, determining technical design specifications and identifying system performance and problem areas. The following information is collected for this analysis:

  • User/Client hostname – The hostname (or IP address, if DNS is disabled) of the user/client requesting access.
  • HTTP header, "user-agent" – The user-agent information includes the type of browser used, its version, and the operating system it is running on.
  • HTTP header, "referer" – The referer specifies the page from which the user/client accessed the current page.
  • System date – The date and time of the user/client request.
  • Full request – The exact request the user/client made.
  • Status – The status code the server returned to the user/client.
  • Content length – The content length, in bytes, of the document sent to the user/client.
  • Method – The request method used.
  • Universal Resource Identifier (URI) – The location of a resource on the server.
  • Query string of the URI – Anything after the question mark in a URI.
  • Protocol – The transport protocol and version used.

For site management functions, information is collected for analysis and statistical purposes. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information and will not be released to any outside parties unless required to do so under applicable law.

Security We Use

For site security purposes and to ensure that the site remains available to all users, the Mobility Authority uses software to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information (whether malicious in nature or not) or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Texas Penal Code Chapters 33 (Computer Crimes) or 33A (Telecommunications Crimes) or other applicable laws and statutes.

Use of Information

Cookies

A cookie is an extremely small text file that resides on the user's hard drive, created at the request of the Web server to track specific information. The MoPac Improvement Project Website may use cookies to provide interactive pages, such as Web-based forms, surveys and shopping carts. The Mobility Authority does not use cookies for other purposes. The MoPac Improvement Project site does not use Web bugs (also called Web beacons or Clear GIFs) to track or report visitor information.

E-mail

Personally identifiable information contained in a question or comment sent to the Mobility Authority in an e-mail message or in an online form submitted to the Mobility Authority is a public record under Title 5 of the Texas Government Code. The Mobility Authority may redirect the message to another government agency or person who is in a better position to respond to the message. The information contained in the message will be retained by the Mobility Authority in compliance with applicable law and may be provided to third parties who request a copy.

Web-based Forms

The Mobility Authority uses Web-based forms for various reasons. Personally identifiable information collected from these forms is a public record as defined in Title 5 of the Texas Government Code and may be provided to third parties who request a copy. Each form contains a link to this privacy policy.

Customer Information

With few exceptions, you are entitled on request to be informed about the information that we collect about you. Under Sections 552.021 and 552.023 of the Texas Government Code, you are also entitled to receive and review this information. Under Section 559.004 of the Texas Government Code, you are entitled to have us correct any information about you that is incorrect.

The information we collect will be retained and maintained as required by applicable law and may be subject to public disclosure.

If you have any questions or concerns about the online policy for this site or its implementation, you may contact us at info@mobilityauthority.com.

Linking Policy

The data on the MoPac Improvement Project Website and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. Please note the Disclaimer and Copyright on this page. Please review the information below for details on establishing links to the MoPac Improvement Project Website.

When linking to the MoPac Improvement Project Website you are requested to adhere to the following requirements:

  • Frames – Do not enclose MoPac Improvement Project pages in a frame.
  • Logos – Do not alter the Mobility Authority logo in any manner. Include required copyright or trademark notices when utilizing logo.

Failure to adhere to these requirements may result in the Mobility Authority revoking its permission to use any copyrighted or trademarked items.

Accessibility

The Mobility Authority is committed to making this Website accessible to the widest possible audience, including people using assistive technology.

Accessibility and Usability Features

As part of that commitment, we are continually working to make all our Web pages more accessible. The following are some of the accessibility and usability features we are implementing:

  • Links to navigation and main page content for easier non-visual browsing - more information on these links is available;
  • Text and Textual Equivalents;
  • Documents not tied to hardware;
  • Hypertext links that make sense when read out of context;
  • Consistent use of headings, lists and Website structure, including CSS to control the Website's style and, in some cases, to control layout;
  • Summarizing material or using the attribute for content that may be difficult to access;
  • Providing alternatives in cases where content produced by scripts, applets or plug-ins may not be accessible or supported;
  • Avoiding the use of frames; and,
  • Summarizing table content and creating tables that allow for line-by-line reading.

The MoPac Improvement Project website is gradually incorporating links that allow non-visual browsers to skip to Local Navigation and Main Content on the MoPac Improvement Project Web pages. Links that skip to Local Navigation, if present, direct users to links that relate to information on that page. Not all Web pages contain Local Navigation. Links that skip to Main Content direct users to the main content of a Web page.

Testing for Accessibility

In an effort to make our site universally accessible, we are periodically testing our pages with screen readers and other Web accessible tools, as well as on various platforms and browsers. Our guidelines call for:

  • Following current Web standards for HTML 4.0, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS1);
  • Avoiding excess images, image maps and use of animation material;
  • Validating pages with various tools, including the W3C's HTML Validation Service;
  • Testing on the Windows and MAC platforms and numerous browsers (Netscape 3, 4, and 6; IE 5 and 6, Opera and Home Page Reader); and,
  • Using various accessibility checklists and guidelines

Contact Us

If you use assistive technology and the format of any material on our Website interferes with your ability to access the information, please use the following point of contact for assistance:info@mobilityauthority.com.

To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate:

  • the nature of your accessibility problem;
  • the preferred format in which you wish to receive the material;
  • the Web address of the requested material; and,
  • your contact information.

Reasonable Accommodations

The Mobility Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or in the provision of services. Any request for reasonable accommodation needed for accessing information on the 183A Extension Website will be addressed.

Changes to the Website Policy

The Mobility Authority reserves the right to change these policies at its discretion.

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