Friday Lunchtime Fun in Downtown Austin

One of Austin’s most walkable neighborhoods is Downtown, and this spring there are a few good reasons to walk and use other options to get to lunch if you happen to live or work there (or both). The Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) is hosting a Downtown Street Fair every Friday through June 3. The festival […]

Austin: Turn Your Big Brains to Finding Opportunities to Repurpose and Remake Space for People

There have been some incredible new pedestrian and bicycle designs in the past decade, from New York City’s rebirth of an old and abandoned elevated rail line into The High Line:                   and NYC’s reinvention of parks and pedestrian and bicycle interactions:           […]

Creating Change, One Street Corner at a Time

The intersection at East 6th and Waller Streets grabbed the attention of Austinites earlier this month when the City used delineator posts and some bright paint to transform – at least temporarily – a mundane intersection into a bike and pedestrian-friendly crossing. Here’s how it came about: the City had received 311 calls asking for […]