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.


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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.
City of Austin breaks ground on Anderson Mill Road (August 3, 2020): As part of the 2016 Mobility Bond, the City of Austin has begun construction of long-term safety and mobility improvements on Anderson Mill Road between US 183 and Spicewood Parkway. 
High-Injury Roadways to receive safety improvements (July 7, 2020): Austin Transportation’s Vision Zero program identified 13 High-Injury Roadway sections to receive effective, low-cost safety improvements. The Vision Zero team analyzed the most recent five complete years of crash data...
Vision Zero: Intersection Safety construction begins at North Lamar/Payton Gin and Braker/Stonelake this week (June 2, 2020): Austin Transportation is beginning construction of safety and mobility improvements at two high-crash intersections in north Austin this week...
Two mile segment of protected bikeway opens on Shoal Creek Boulevard; construction begins next week at Shoal Creek Boulevard/45th Street (February 7, 2020): Austin Transportation has opened a newly completed section of the two-way protected bikeway on Shoal Creek Boulevard. This new section spans two miles between Foster Lane and Shoalmont Drive...
Community invited to provide feedback on upcoming safety and mobility projects funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond (December 16, 2019): The draft 2020 Mobility Annual Plan (MAP) and online interactive map, outlining projects to be taken up with funding from the 2016 Mobility Bond in 2020, is now available for review and comment. Projects outlined in the MAP include...
City of Austin to share Longhorn Dam recommended bridge alternative (December 10, 2019): The City of Austin is preparing to share a recommended alternative for a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over Lady Bird Lake near Longhorn Dam, along with a refined suite of interim improvements to the existing bridge.
Intersection Safety/Vision Zero improvements completed at Slaughter Lane/South First Street (September 20, 2019):  Austin Transportation has completed safety and mobility improvements at the intersection of Slaughter Lane and South First Street.
Interactive tool tracks progress on All Ages and Abilities Bicycle Network (September 16, 2019): Austin Transportation has launched an online tool that allows people to track its progress toward completing Austin's planned All Ages and Abilities Bicycle Network.
Join Austin Transportation Friday, Sept. 13 for a Manor Road celebration (September 11, 2019): The City of Austin Transportation and Economic Development departments invite members of the media to a community event to celebrate the recently completed protected bike lanes on Manor Road, from Clyde Littlefield Drive to Dean Keeton Street.


View our October2020 e-Newsletter and get information on topics including:
  • Burnet Rd./South Lamar Blvd Notification of Environmental Clearance 
  • Northern Walnut Creek Trail Section 2 Project Updates
  • North Lamar Blvd Improvements 
  • Loop 360 at Courtyard Drive/RM 2222 Virtual Public Hearing 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. Following are a list of upcoming briefings:
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