Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Project Connect Calendar Corner: April 5 – 12, 2022


Urban Transportation Commission

The Urban Transportation Commission makes recommendations to City Council on transportation-related matters, including energy-efficient transportation, transit service, active transportation options, taxicab franchises and provisions to best serve those with mobility impairments.

Project Connect South Congress Workshop

The Orange Line is a 20-mile light rail transit (LRT) corridor that would travel along Lamar Boulevard and Congress Avenue from Tech Ridge Park & Ride south to Slaughter Lane. This workshop will focus on the area that includes the SoCo Station and Oltorf Station.

East Yager Lane Virtual Public Meeting

Join the Austin City Council District 1 and District 7 offices at a virtual community meeting to learn more about mobility and safety improvements planned for East Yager Lane from Natures Bend to Jourdan Crossing Boulevard. This project will enhance pedestrian and bicycle safety for all users along this one-mile stretch.

CAMPO Transportation Policy Board

The 22-member Transportation Policy Board (TPB) is the governing body for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) and is made up of 20 elected officials and a representative from TxDOT and one from Capital Metro. The TPB is the body that makes decisions on CAMPO policy and decides how CAMPO funding is allocated. 

Project Connect Crestview Station Workshop

This meeting will be co-hosted with City Council Members Leslie Pool and Jose “Chito” Vela. Several projects are in development around the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and Airport Boulevard, including the Orange Line, the Red Line, the Red Line Parkway, and several planned developments. This workshop will focus on opportunities to redesign the Crestview station area and reimagine the station area’s public realm experience.

I-35 Capital Express Central Community Input Meeting

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is holding a series of meetings to periodically receive feedback on the I-35 Capital Express Central project, which focuses on the eight-mile stretch from US-290 East to SH-71/US-290 West. The next CapEx VOICE (Volunteer Opportunity in Community Engagement) meeting will be held in person at Huston-Tillotson University. This will be the first CapEx VOICE meeting since TxDOT made significant design changes in January to Alternative 3 in response to feedback from the community and the City of Austin.

July 4th, 2022: Independence Day Holiday Closures

  Several City of Austin offices and facilities will be closed today, Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day Parks and Recreation ...