Check it Out: Draft of Austin’s Local Mobility Annual Plan Now Online

Via Austin Transportation Department The preliminary draft of the City of Austin’s Local Mobility Annual Plan is now available online for public review. It outlines anticipated sidewalk, Safe Routes to School, bicycle, urban trail, safety/Vision Zero, and substandard street/capital renewal projects to be taken up with funding from the 2016 Mobility Bond in 2018 and […]

Making Options Easier in Austin

Two new transportation developments came on line over the summer, and both should make it safer and easier for non-vehicular traffic to move around Austin. A new series of bicycle and pedestrian bridges that run next to South MoPac Expressway opened for use, and 12 bicycle signals in Central Austin are also up and running. […]

Fifth Street Now Two-Way

In an effort to improve access and reduce congestion downtown, the Austin Transportation Department (ATD) has converted a one-way stretch of Fifth Street to two-way traffic. Reopened on Wednesday, Aug. 23, Fifth Street now consists of two eastbound lanes and one westbound lane between Brazos Street and the I-35 Southbound Frontage Road. Previously, road users […]