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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.

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News

Click on the links below to read recent news releases regarding various projects and initiatives funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond.
Community invited to provide feedback on planned 2021 safety and mobility projects funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond (December 16, 2020): The draft 2021 Mobility Annual Plan (MAP) and online interactive map, outlining projects to be taken up with funding from the 2016 Mobility Bond in 2021, is now available for review and comment.
Contract approval paves way to start construction on first major 2016 Mobility Bond Corridor Construction Project (December 11, 2020): Austin City Council has approved a construction contract for mobility and safety improvements to South Lamar Boulevard between Riverside Drive and Barton Springs Road. The action authorizes the City of Austin’s Corridor Program Office (CPO) to proceed with...
Safety improvements complete at North Lamar Boulevard/Payton Gin Road (December 9, 2020): In an effort to prevent and reduce the number of crashes at the North Lamar Boulevard/Payton Gin Road intersection, the Austin Transportation Department (ATD) undertook construction of safety and mobility improvements as... 
North Lamar Boulevard receives Notification of Environmental Clearance (November 18, 2020): The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has issued a Notification of Environmental Clearance for North Lamar Boulevard (US 183 to Howard Lane/I-35). This marks the third corridor to receive such notice. The action makes it possible for the City of Austin’s Corridor Program Office to proceed...
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...

E-newsletters

View our October 2020 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. The following is a list of upcoming briefings:
Bond Oversight Commission
The Bond Oversight Commission monitors the implementation of projects approved in bond elections and ensures efficiency, equity, timeliness and accountability in the implementation of existing and future City bond programs. The commission will receive an update on City staff's implementation planning for the new transportation infrastructure funding available with the passage of 2020 Proposition B.

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