Want to Vent About Downtown Parking? The DAA is All Ears

The Downtown Austin Alliance is asking the public to provide input on downtown Austin parking issues and solutions by participating in a brief online survey. The survey is a component of a multi-month study by Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates that kicked off in May. Led by the Downtown Austin Alliance, the Downtown Austin Parking Strategy is a comprehensive, forward-thinking effort […]

Keeping the Fun in Fall

It may not feel like it quite yet, but summer is over, and that means football, music festivals, and lots of other fall activities. But it doesn’t have to mean sitting in traffic! Headed to Pecan Street Festival, Carnival O’ Pizza, Texas Craft Brewers Festival, or WizardWorld on September 24? Even for Austin, that’s a […]

Tackling the Parking Problem

At one time downtown Austin was home to myriad, sprawling surface parking lots. But those days are fast disappearing, as our quickly-growing downtown’s land use needs shift. While using land for dense development rather than car storage is a good trend for the long-term health of our city, it has some major impacts on downtown […]