Category Archives: Public Safety

The Public Safety Committee is responsible to maintain communication with law enforcement agencies and address issues relating to public safety concerns. The primary focus of the committee includes Neighborhood Watch, graffiti, safety, crime statistics, and community policing.
A separate section of the website devoted to our Neighborhood Watch and Patrol program which can be found here:

Safe Routes to Schools

If your child walks or rides their bike to school at THES or Fulmore, you might want to attend this meeting, being held at Fulmore on May 3rd between 4:00-7:00.  The City of Austin is taking input on infrastructure needs … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Watch Update

We are putting together a Google sign-up sheet so that members who have volunteered, and any future volunteers, will be able to select times and areas of the SRCC neighborhood to patrol as part of our reinstitution of the Neighborhood … 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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