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

Boggy Creek Trail Open House
Join us for an open house to review proposed changes to Boggy Creek Trail from Rosewood Avenue to E 12th Street. This project is part of the Red Line Trail and the Eastlink Trail system.
  • Date: Wednesday, July 10
  • Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. (stop by anytime!)
  • Location: Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex (1156 Hargrave Street)
Visit the project website for more information and updates: AustinTexas.gov/BoggyCreekTrail

News

Click on the links below to read recent news releases regarding various projects and initiatives funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond.
City to Host Public Open House for Burnet Road Corridor mobility improvements (July 9, 2019): Today, the City of Austin’s Corridor Program Office will host a public open house for mobility, safety and connectivity improvements coming to Burnet Road between Koenig Lane and MoPac Expressway as part....
Intersection safety/Vision Zero improvements complete at I-35 and Braker Lane (June 24, 2019): Austin Transportation completed construction last week of safety and mobility improvements at the intersection of I-35 and Braker Lane. The project was designed to improve safety for all road users by reducing left-turn vehicle conflicts and...
City of Austin to Build Protected Bikeway and Pedestrian Improvements on Shoal Creek Boulevard (June 18, 2019): After a six month public process, the Austin Transportation Department (ATD) is moving forward with a two-way protected bikeway (Alternative E) on the lower section of Shoal Creek Boulevard between 38th Street and Foster Lane.
Longhorn Dam Multimodal Improvements Open House announcement (June 4, 2019): In 2018, the City of Austin began work on a Preliminary Engineering Report to evaluate the possibility of a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over Lady Bird Lake, as well as a review of possible interim improvements to the existing bridge.
Construction begins Monday on Guadalupe and Lavaca transit improvements (May 17, 2019): Austin Transportation Department, Capital Metro and the Corridor Program Office are collaborating to improve one of the highest-volume passenger corridors in the Capital Metro system. Construction will begin this Monday, May 20, on transit improvements...
Ribbon Cutting for Completed Button Park and Bikeway at Reilly Elementary School (April 29, 2019): Austin Transportation, in partnership with the Public Works and Parks and Recreation departments, invites members of the media to a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a new street design in front of Reilly Elementary School...
Austin City Council green-lights advancement of mobility and safety improvements to Austin corridors (April 25, 2019): Today, Austin City Council approved five actions that will move mobility and safety improvements forward on nine key Austin corridors. The improvements are funded in part by the $482 million designated to corridor improvements from the 2016 Mobility Bond that Austin voters approved in November 2016.  
City of Austin to host Open House Fiesta for William Cannon Drive and Slaughter Lane corridor improvements (April 23, 2019): On Saturday, May 4, the City of Austin Corridor Program Office and community partners will host a fiesta-themed public open house for mobility, safety and connectivity improvements coming to the William Cannon Drive and Slaughter Lane corridors. 
Mobility Annual Plan outlines upcoming sidewalks, bikeways and more (April 11, 2019): The final 2019 Mobility Annual Plan (MAP), outlining projects to be taken up with funding from the 2016 Mobility Bond in 2019 is now available for download and review alongside an interactive projects map. Projects outlined in the MAP include sidewalks...
City of Austin to share draft mobility and safety options for Shoal Creek Boulevard; community invited to provide feedback (March 25, 2019): The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) invites members of the community to three open houses for the Shoal Creek Boulevard Project. The open houses will be the first opportunity for residents to review draft alternatives...
Vision Zero: Intersection safety improvements underway at I-35 and Braker (January 22, 2019): Austin Transportation has begun construction of safety and mobility improvements to the intersection of at the intersection of I-35 and Braker Lane. The project is designed to enhance connectivity and safety for all road users. Improvements include...

E-newsletters

View our June 2019 e-Newsletter and get information on topics including:
  • Progress on Transit improvements to Guadalupe and Lavaca Streets
  • Sidewalk Program Completes Two North Austin Projects 
  • Protected Bikeway and Pedestrian Improvements coming to Shoal Creek Boulevard  
  • Join us July 9 for the Burnet Road Corridor Open House 
  • New Protected Bicycle Lanes on Zach Scott Street Now Complete 
  • Submit feedback through July 10th on Potential New Bike & Pedestrian Bridge Over Lady Bird Lake
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:
Check back later for upcoming briefings!

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