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

Airport Boulevard Storefront Hours
Stop by to see updated maps and learn more about mobility, safety and connectivity improvements coming to Airport Boulevard.
  • Date: Monday, June 3
  • Time: 4 - 7 p.m. (stop by anytime!)
  • Location: Austin Public Library Willie Mae Kirk Branch (3101 Oak Springs Drive)
Visit the project website for more information and updates: AustinTexas.gov/AirportCorridor

News

Click on the links below to read recent news releases regarding various projects and initiatives funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond.
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...
2016 Bond dollars help students walk and bike to Reilly Elementary (March 18, 2019): Austin Transportation is nearing completion of bicycle and pedestrian improvements along Romeria Drive and Denson Drive near Reilly Elementary School. Students have a new two-way protected bikeway in front of Reilly Elementary...
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...
Vision Zero Construction: Intersection Safety Improvements Starting at Slaughter/South 1st; Completed at Slaughter/Cullen (December 11, 2018): Austin Transportation has begun construction of safety and mobility improvements to the intersection of Slaughter Lane and South 1st Street. Yesterday, crews completed improvements at the intersection...
City begins Construction of safety improvements at Slaughter Lane and Cullen Lane (November 13, 2018): The City of Austin is beginning construction this week of safety and mobility improvements at the intersection of Slaughter Lane and Cullen Lane. This project is funded...
City of Austin releases recommended alternative for Spicewood Springs Road (October 29, 2018): The City of Austin is nearing completion of the preliminary engineering report for the Spicewood Springs Road project and will advance Alternative C into the design phase...  
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...

E-newsletters

View our April 2019 e-Newsletter and get information on topics including:
  • Transit improvements to Guadalupe and Lavaca Streets coming this summer 
  • Join us May 4th for the William Canon Drive and Slaughter Lane Public Open House
  • Ribbon cutting at Reilly Elementary School for new street design and pocket park 
  • Country Club Creek Trail (Elmont to Oltorf) public meeting
  • Don't miss the chance to share feedback on Shoal Creek Boulevard alternatives 
  • Final Mobility Annual Plan outlines upcoming sidewalks, bikeways and more
  • Loop 360: April 23 Westlake Drive workshop
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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