Join Preservation Austin during their annual membership drive through August 31. Sustaining, individual and family, as well as business memberships, are available.
The major renovation of Republic Square in nearing completion! The square is set to open in phases beginning later this summer with the lawn opening this fall. The grand opening, including the opening of the full-service café, will be celebrated in early spring 2018.
Merck’s IT organization recently announced plans to open a technology and innovation center in Austin as a key anchor in the city’s Innovation District. With its upcoming move to Austin, Merck has also made addressing employee commute options a priority.
Last week, Clean Scapes installed the grass in the central lawn and began planting the landscaping throughout Republic Square. As the renovation nears completion, you can follow the progress on social media and visit the teaser site for updates!
The original Royal Blue Grocery location on W. Third Street moved into a newly-remodeled, expanded space next door last Thursday. At 2,235 square feet, the new location is twice the size of the original store.
CapMetro has launched a new ride hailing service called Pickup in northeast Austin! Pickup is an app that lets you arrange on-demand transit service. It operates three days a week: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays between 9 am and 6 pm. Pickup is currently a free service!
As of last Friday, the City of Austin opened a new travel option for drivers by extending West Avenue all the way to Cesar Chavez Street. The City also activated a signal at the intersection to facilitate a safe and efficient flow of traffic.
The Downtown Austin Alliance announced last Thursday a $2 million grant to Mobile Loaves & Fishes for Community First! Village, the master-planned development in Northeast Austin that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for chronically homeless men and women.
Get involved with the work of the Austin Transportation Department by joining the Pedestrian Advisory Council!