Category Archives: General

Curbside Composting Update

The city of Austin is again expanding their curbside composting program. Beginning the week of June 25, 2018, the number of households receiving this service will approximately double. Most of the SRCC area will be included. Complete press release here. … Continue reading

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City of Austin 2016 Mobility Program: South Congress Avenue

On February 27 2018, the City of Austin hosted an Open House to provide information and gather input on the proposed improvements to South Congress Avenue. This project is part of the larger 2016 Mobility Bond program https://data.austintexas.gov/stories/s/2016-Mobility-Bond/9krn-a66r/ that aims … Continue reading

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Transportation Department defends “speed cushions”

Posted from the Austin Monitor. Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by Jack Craver Roads Transportation Department defends ‘speed cushions’ Transportation Director Robert Spillar showed up at a meeting of the Public Safety Commission on Monday to defend “speed cushions,” the traffic-calming … Continue reading

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2001 Traffic Study of St. Edwards Drive

Back in 2001, concerned neighbors of Sherwood Oaks took it upon themselves to conduct a traffic study of St. Edwards Drive to determine how much vehicular traffic that road was seeing. A dedicated group of volunteers sat outside all day … Continue reading

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Mobility Updates

February updates on mobility projects in the neighborhood: City of Austin Local Mobility Plan 2018 Projects. Two key projects aimed at vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian safety are slated for construction using 2016 Bond funding. Construction of intersection improvements at Congress … Continue reading

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