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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.

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Click on the links below to read recent news releases regarding various projects and initiatives funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond.
Provide Feedback on Austin’s Sidewalks, Urban Trails, and Bikeways (August 2021): Austin Public Works and Austin Transportation invite the community to provide feedback that will help shape the future of Austin’s streets, sidewalks, and urban trails. A survey is open now through September 26 for ATX Walk Bike Roll, a project to update plans that determine where and when to build the City’s pedestrian and bicycle routes.
Longhorn Dam Bridge to close Saturday night (August 2021): Beginning Saturday, August 7, 2021, at 10 p.m., Austin Transportation Department will close South Pleasant Valley Road to vehicular traffic in both directions at Longhorn Dam Bridge for approximately eight hours as crews adjust the traffic control set up on the bridge. Pedestrian and bicycle access across the bridge will remain intact throughout the night.
Local Artists to Install Community-Centered Artwork Along Austin Corridors (August 2021): On Thursday, July 29, 2021, Austin City Council authorized the Economic Development Department (EDD) to execute contracts with four artists/artist teams. This selection will result in artwork installation along roadways included in the Corridor Construction Program. To-date, City Council has approved a total of six artists/artist teams, including the most recent four, to participate in this initiative.
New shared use path to open on east side of Longhorn Dam bridge  (June 2021):  As work continues on interim safety and mobility improvements to South Pleasant Valley Road over the Longhorn Dam bridge, the construction work zone will shift from the east side of the bridge to the west side on Sunday, June 27. Austin Transportation will establish a new temporary trail detour on Monday, June 28.
City of Austin “cuts” ribbon and celebrates completion of first Corridor Construction Program projects on North Lamar Boulevard  (January 2021): The City of Austin Corridor Program Office (CPO) has released a virtual ribbon-cutting video in English and in Spanish to commemorate the projects recently completed at the North Lamar Boulevard intersections of W. Powell Lane, Fairfield Drive, Cooper Drive and W. Grady Drive.
Community invited to provide feedback on planned 2021 safety and mobility projects funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond (December 16, 2020): The draft 2021 Mobility Annual Plan (MAP) and online interactive map, outlining projects to be taken up with funding from the 2016 Mobility Bond in 2021, is now available for review and comment
Community invited to provide feedback on planned 2021 safety and mobility projects funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond (December 16, 2020): The draft 2021 Mobility Annual Plan (MAP) and online interactive map, outlining projects to be taken up with funding from the 2016 Mobility Bond in 2021, is now available for review and comment.
Safety improvements complete at North Lamar Boulevard/Payton Gin Road (December 9, 2020): In an effort to prevent and reduce the number of crashes at the North Lamar Boulevard/Payton Gin Road intersection, the Austin Transportation Department (ATD) undertook construction of safety and mobility improvements as... 

E-newsletters

View our October 2021 e-Newsletter and get information on topics including:
  • Slaughter Lane corridor improvements 
  • William Cannon Drive corridor improvements 
  • Longhorn Dam Bridge area improvements 
  • Project Connect Community Design Workshop information 
View previous e-Newsletters by clicking on the links below:

Briefings to City Council, Boards & Commissions

City staff regularly provide briefings about the 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. The following is a list of upcoming briefings:
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