The Downtown Austin Alliance supports the City of Austin's Proposition 1, which will appear on the ballot on November 4th. Prop 1 calls for $1 billion to be spent on road and rail projects in order to help prepare the city for the population growth that Austin will continue to experience.
The Downtown Austin Alliance Board voted last week to support Council Member Chris Riley’s resolution directing city staff to enter into agreements within 30 days with Transportation Networking Companies (TNCs) that meet defined criteria.
The Hyatt Regency Austin Downtown on the Lake has thrown open the doors to its new 14,136 square foot Zilker Ballroom, now the second largest hotel event space in Austin.
Our friends at Capital Metro and Austin B-cycle are in search of volunteers for both weekends of the Austin City Limits Festival to help make sure festival goers have an easy journey to Zilker Park.
Are you part of a development team or social services agency familiar with the “Housing First” model of Permanent Supportive Housing?
Over the course of the next few weeks, the Old Bakery Park at 10th and Congress will be transformed through a collaborative effort of the Downtown Austin Alliance, Austin Parks Foundation, and Austin Parks and Recreation Department.
CAMPO is considering amendments to the CAMPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan (table) and the FYs 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (
The population of Travis County is forecasted to grow from the 2010 census count of 1 million by approximately 50% to 1.5 million people by 2035. Travis County must be prepared to meet the increasing demand for services that will accompany this substantial growth.
The Texas Department of Transportation in partnership with the City of Austin and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, will host three open house-style public meetings for proposed improvements to I-35 between State Highway (SH) 45 North and SH 45 Southeast in Travis County.
Mitchell McGovern and Charles Peveto, co-chairs of Friends of Wooldridge Square (FOWS) are leading a Wooldridge Mulch Day honoring Public Lands Day on September 27 from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Please meet at the northwest corner of the Square for sign-in.
Capital Metro is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the current transit system. The proposal is designed to improve the customer experience while maintaining system efficiency and expanding service.
The topic of creative placemaking - in which public & private partnerships use arts, culture, and creativity activities to strategically shape the physical and social character of a place - has come to the forefront of conversation around the future of Austin.
You’re invited to the free Complete Streets Community Workshop on Monday Sept. 15, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. to hear national experts Paul Zykovsky and Jeff Riegner speak about how Complete Streets benefit cities.
At this workshop you will:
Celebrate annual PARK(ing) Day with the Austin community. The event is an annual open source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces or temporary public places.
Join the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce as we prepare for the 2014 city elections. Make plans now to have coffee with the candidates -- where the same issues and concerns shared with the Mayoral Candidates will be in front of the City Council candidates.
The Austin Chapter of American Institute of Architects (AIA Austin) and Generous Art present the 2014 Art and Architecture Pop-Up Show, an evening event, which focuses on artwork curated by AIA Austin member architect Larry Alan Doll and artist Ryan Coover.
The City of Austin’s Bicycle Program is taking applications for additional bicycle corral locations throughout Austin’s core.
When the Downtown Austin Alliance discovered that several of our downtown businesses were being cited for illegal temporary sidewalk signage, we went to work to change the ordinance.
At their August 28th meeting, Austin City Council unanimously approved a new ordinance sponsored by Council Member Chris Riley to ease the restrictions and simplify the process for creating street patios and sidewalk cafes in Austin.