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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.

Featured Events

Loop 360 Westlake Drive: Public Workshop
The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting a public workshop on the Loop 360/Westlake Drive intersection project. The City of Austin is putting $46 million in 2016 Mobility Bond funding into the Loop 360 Program. The purpose of the public workshop is to gather input on the Loop 360 Program with proposed improvements to the Westlake Drive intersection. The workshop will be an open house format so the public may come and go at their convenience, and staff will be available to answer questions.
More information about the event can be found here.
Date: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
Time: 4-7p.m. (stop by anytime!) 

Parmer Lane/FM 734: Public Open House
The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting an open house for the Parmer Lane/FM 734 project.  The City of Austin is putting approximately $17 million in 2016 Mobility Bond funding into the Parmer Lane/FM 734 project. The purpose of the open house is to gather public input on the proposed improvements to FM 734 (Parmer Lane) between RM 1431 and SH 45 North. The meeting will be an open house format so the public may come and go at their convenience, and staff will be available to answer questions.
More information about the event can be found here.
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
Time: 5-7 p.m. (stop by anytime!) 
Location: Pearson Ranch Middle School (8901 Pearson Ranch Road, Austin, TX 78717)
Davis Lane: Public Meeting
As part of the 2016 Mobility Bond, the City of Austin is evaluating two segments of Davis Lane, Brodie Lane to West Gate Boulevard and Leo Street to Manchaca Road for potential safety and mobility improvements. We heard about Davis Lane's needs and existing conditions at the public meeting on February 13, 2018. This feedback informed the draft recommendations we'll present at the open house on Wednesday, September 26.
The meeting is an open house format, so join us anytime. More information about the Davis Lane Substandard Street Project can be found here.
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m. (stop by anytime!) 
Location: Cowan Elementary School (2817 Kentish Drive, Austin, TX 78749)

FM 1626: Public Meeting
As part of the 2016 Mobility Bond, the City of Austin is evaluating FM 1626 between Manchaca Road and I-35 for potential safety and mobility improvements. We heard about FM 1626's needs and existing conditions at the public meeting on February 7, 2018. This feedback informed the draft recommendations we'll present at the open house on Thursday, September 27.
The meeting is an open house format, so join us anytime. More information about the FM 1626 Substandard Street Project can be found here.
Date: Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
Time: 5-7 p.m. (stop by anytime!) 
Location: Manchaca United Methodist Church (1011 Farm to Market 1626, Manchaca, TX 78652)

South Lamar Corridor: Open House
The City of Austin invites you to attend an Open House to learn about mobility, safety and connectivity improvements coming to South Lamar Boulevard between Riverside Drive and US 290 as part of the Corridor Construction Program. Information will also be available about activities that will occur before construction begins, and project team members will be on-hand to meet you and answer questions.
The meeting is an open house format, so join us anytime. More information about the South Lamar Boulevard corridor can be found here.
Date: Monday, October 1, 2018
Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m. (stop by anytime!) 
Location: Town Lake Center (721 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704)

E. MLK Jr. Blvd/ FM 969 Corridor: Open House
The City of Austin invites you to attend an Open House to learn about mobility, safety and connectivity improvements coming to East Martin Luther King Jr./ FM 969 between US 183 to Decker Lane as part of the Corridor Construction Program. Information will also be available about activities that will occur before construction begins, and project team members will be on-hand to meet you and answer questions.
The meeting is an open house format, so join us anytime. More information about the E. MLK Jr. Boulevard/FM 969 corridor can be found here.
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m. (stop by anytime!) 
Location: St. James Episcopal Church (1941 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78721)

North Lamar Boulevard Corridor: Open House
The City of Austin invites you to attend an Open House to learn about mobility, safety and connectivity improvements coming to North Lamar Boulevard between US 183 and Howard Lane/I-35 as part of the Corridor Construction Program. Information will also be available about activities that will occur before construction begins, and project team members will be on-hand to meet you and answer questions.
The meeting is an open house format, so join us anytime. More information about the North Lamar Boulevard corridor can be found here.
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m. (stop by anytime!) 
Location: St. John's Episcopal Church (11201 Parkfield Dr)


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 August 2018 e-Newsletter and get information on topics including:
  • Intersection safety improvements completed at South Congress/Oltorf
  • Spicewood Springs Road open house
  • Urban Trails awarded $5.2 million in grants
  • Upcoming corridor mobility 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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