Cherrywood Neighborhood Bikeways
Austin Transportation is evaluating Wilshire Boulevard, Cherrywood Road, and Schieffer Avenue as a neighborhood bikeway project. This bikeway would help connect the All Ages and Abilities Bicycle Network between IH-35, Airport Blvd, and E 38th ½ St. The proposed project design aligns with recommendations from the Austin Bicycle Plan and the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan.
January 2021: Updated design moves to implementation
After reviewing all community feedback, the project team has updated the design and is continuing to move the project forward to implementation. Design updates include:
- Two new pedestrian crossing islands for crossing Cherrywood Road and Schieffer Avenue, connecting to existing sidewalks.
- Relocation of the stop sign at Schieffer Avenue at Cherrywood Road closer to the intersection.
- A rain garden at Wildwood Road and Wilshire Avenue.
- In coordination with Watershed Protection,
a new pinch point design
using rain gardens will provide pre-filtration of storm water entering
Boggy Creek, improving water quality and removing contaminants in local
waterways, as well as slowing roadway speeds by allowing only one
vehicle to pass at a time.
June 2020: Updated design
After reviewing community feedback, the project team updated the proposed project design. Read the June 2020 stakeholder email.
Fall 2019: Project open house and survey
The project team debuted the initial proposed design at an open house at Maplewood Elementary School in September 2019. Read the fall 2019 stakeholder email.
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