Share Your Ideas About Downtown’s Future

  The Downtown Austin Alliance wants your help in creating a Vision and Action Plan for downtown Austin! “Downtown’s continued progress and growth present significant opportunities for our city, and we are facilitating a community dialogue to create a Vision and Action Plan for downtown Austin,” the Alliance says. “We are also committing the leadership and […]

PARK(ing) Day is Coming

PARK(ing) Day is coming up on Sept. 15, and is a chance for the public to reclaim, reimagine, and reinvent parking spaces as temporary miniature parks, or “parklets.” PARK(ing) Day is an annual, worldwide event which generates public engagement and critical dialogue on the need for public, open spaces in urban areas. Thinking of organizing […]

Vision Zero Improvements Mean Safer Streets

As part of the Vision Zero Program to end Austin traffic fatalities, the Austin Transportation Department (ATD) has completed a safety improvement project around the intersection at North Lamar Boulevard and Rundberg Lane. The upgrades include medians designed to reduce left-turn crashes, a new pedestrian hybrid beacon, a traffic signal with pedestrian crossings, high-visibility crosswalks, […]