What's New

We're hard at work to put mobility, safety and connectivity projects funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond on the ground. Here's where you'll find the latest news about Local, Corridor and Regional mobility improvements, including opportunities to get involved.

Featured Events

Johnny Morris Road: Public Meeting
The City of Austin is evaluating Johnny Morris Road for possible future design and construction opportunities between Loyola Lane and FM 969. We heard about Johnny Morris Road's needs and existing conditions earlier this year. This feedback informed the proposed recommendations we'll present at the public meeting on Tuesday, October 23.

The meeting is an open house format, so join us anytime. Dinner and refreshments will be provided! Habrá interpretación en Español. More information about the Johnny Morris Road Substandard Street Project can be found here.
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time: 6-8 p.m. (stop by anytime!) 
Location: Pecan Mobile Home Park - Main Office (5701 Johnny Morris Road, Austin, TX 78724)

South Pleasant Valley Road: Public Meeting
The City of Austin is developing a Corridor Mobility Plan for South Pleasant Valley Road between Oltorf Street and Slaughter Lane. We heard about South Pleasant Valley's needs and existing conditions earlier this year. This feedback informed the proposed recommendations we'll present at the public meeting on Saturday, November 10.
The meeting is an open house format, so join us anytime. The event will feature new maps, free food, and an activity station for your children with a balloon artist and face painting. Habrá interpretación en Español. More information about the South Pleasant Valley Road Corridor Mobility Plan can be found here.
Recommended improvements identified in the South Pleasant Valley Road Corridor Mobility Plan may be designed and constructed as future funding sources become available.
Date: Saturday, November 10 
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (stop by anytime!)
Location: Mendez Middle School (5106 Village Square, Austin TX, 78744)

Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd./FM 969: Public Meeting
The City of Austin is developing a Corridor Mobility Plan for Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd./FM 969 between North Lamar Blvd. and US 183. We heard about Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.'s needs and existing conditions earlier this year. This feedback informed the proposed recommendations we'll present at the public meeting on Tuesday, November 13.
The meeting is an open house format, so join us anytime. The event will feature updated maps and refreshments. Habrá interpretación en Español. More information about the Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd./FM 969 Corridor Mobility Plan can be found here.

Recommended improvements identified in the Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd./FM 969 Corridor Mobility Plan may be designed and constructed as future funding sources become available.
Date: Tuesday, November 13 
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (stop by anytime!)
Location: Campbell Elementary School (2613 Rogers Ave, Austin, TX 78722)

News

Click on the links below to read recent news releases regarding various projects and initiatives funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond.
City of Austin to share draft mobility and safety recommendations for substandard street projects; community invited to provide feedback (September 17, 2018): The Austin Transportation Department is hosting four public open houses this month as part of the 2016 Mobility Bond for substandard streets. In a first series of open houses in late 2017/early 2018...
City of Austin to share draft mobility and safety options for Spicewood Springs Road (August 28, 2018): Austin Transportation invites members of the community to the second open house for the Spicewood Springs Road Regional Mobility Project. This open house will be the first opportunity for residents to view draft recommendations...
City to host corridor mobility public open houses (August 9, 2018): On Saturday, the City of Austin Corridor Program Office and Austin Transportation Department will host a public open house for corridor mobility improvements...
South Congress and Oltorf intersection safety improvements complete (August 7, 2018): Austin Transportation has completed safety and mobility improvements at the intersection of South Congress Avenue and Oltorf Street. This is the second 2016 Mobility Bond-funded...
Land surveys underway along nine key Austin corridors as part of 2016 Mobility Bond (July 2, 2018): The City of Austin has begun conducting land surveys along nine primary roadways as part of the design phase of the Corridor Construction Program... 
Pleasant Valley and Elmont intersection safety improvements complete (June 11, 2018): Austin Transportation has completed safety and mobility improvements at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Elmont Drive. This is the fifth intersection redesign...
Construction begins at 45th and Red River (April 30, 2018): In partnership with Capital Metro, the City of Austin is beginning construction of 2016 Mobility Bond-funded safety and mobility improvements at the intersection of 45th and Red River...
Council action advances mobility and safety improvements along nine key Austin corridors (April 27, 2018): On Thursday, April 26, Austin City Council adopted a Corridor Construction Program, which includes mobility improvements to be built on nine major Austin corridors...
City to host Public Open House to get feedback on transportation needs for North Lamar Boulevard/Guadalupe Street (Mar. 6, 2018): The City of Austin is hosting a public open house on Thursday, March 8 for development of the North Lamar Boulevard/Guadalupe Street Corridor Mobility Plan...
City of Austin to unveil draft mobility and safety recommendations for Anderson Mill Road; community invited to provide feedback (Feb. 9, 2018): The Austin Transportation Department invites the community to weigh in on draft recommendations to enhance safety and mobility along Anderson Mill Road at a public open house on Saturday, February 10...
City proposes mobility projects on nine Austin corridors to reduce delay, improve safety (Feb. 7, 2018): The City of Austin is proposing to fund hundreds of millions of dollars worth of much-needed transportation and mobility improvements on nine key corridors as part of the 2016 Mobility Bond...

E-newsletters

View our September 2018 e-Newsletter and get information on topics including:
  • New Jones Road bicycle lane and shared-use path now complete
  • South Lamar Blvd. and E. MLK Jr. Blvd./FM 969 corridor open houses
  • Cooper Lane, Latta Drive and Brush Country Road, Davis Lane and FM 1626 open houses
  • Corridor Construction Program business workshops
  • Loop 360/Westlake intersection workshop
  • Parmer Lane/FM 734 intersection open houses
View previous e-Newsletters by clicking on the links below:

Upcoming Briefings to City Council, Boards, & Commissions

City staff regularly provide briefings about progress being made to implement the 2016 Mobility Bond and related programs and activities. These meetings are open to the public, and attendees have the opportunity to provide comments during citizen communication. Following are a list of upcoming briefings:
There are no upcoming briefings. Please check back soon!

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