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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

TxDOT RM 2222/RM 620 Regional Mobility Improvements: Groundbreaking Ceremony
The Texas Department of Transportation is holding a groundbreaking ceremony for Project 1 of the RM 2222/RM 620 Improvements Project. The City of Austin is contributing $7.5 million in 2016 Mobility Bond funds towards right-of-way acquisition/utility relocation and construction of improvements to the intersection of RM 620 at RM 2222 as part of the RM 2222 and RM 620 Bypass Projects. Learn more about this project.

Date: Wednesday, January 16
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: United Heritage Credit Union (10815 RM 2222, Austin, TX 78730)

News

Click on the links below to read recent news releases regarding various projects and initiatives funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond.
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...
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 November 2018 e-Newsletter and get information on topics including:
  • Construction of safety and mobility improvements underway at Slaughter Lane and Cullen Lane intersection
  • Safe Routes to School Program continues to make progress with 2016 Mobility Bond
  • Join us on Dec. 3 for a Community Conversation about transit, mobility and safety on North Lamar Boulevard, and transportation planning
  • Provide feedback on preliminary recommendations for South Pleasant Valley Road, MLK Jr. Blvd./FM 969
  • Share your thoughts on draft recommendations for Ross Road through November 28
  • Voters approve $160 million in bonds for transportation
  • City releases recommended alternative for Spicewood Springs Road improvements
  • Take a journey through Project Explorer with us...and learn a bunch about the 2016 Mobility Bond
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:
January 16, 2019 Environmental Commission: Urban Trails Program update

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