The Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) is excited to announce that Dewitt M. (“De”) Peart will become the president and CEO of the organization effective Feb. 2, 2015. Peart replaces Charlie Betts who is retiring after 18 years of service with the organization.
Mayor Adler will deliver his first annual State Of The City address at the new A.I.S.D. Performing Arts Center to discuss what the new 10-1 Council has already accomplished and what the Mayor hopes we can get done in the future together. Special guests will be announced soon.
Beginning next week, the Austin Transportation Department will make improvements to the intersection of Congress Avenue and Cesar Chavez. Currently, westbound Cesar Chavez has one lane dedicated to left turns, and two lanes dedicated to through traffic.
At a press conference on March 27, Mayor Steve Adler; Council Member Ann Kitchen, Chair of the Council’s Mobility Committee; and City Manager Marc Ott announced a Traffic Congestion Action Plan that outlines immediate and long-term steps to help alleviate traffic issues throughout the city. The p
Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea, Austin Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, and AISD representatives will host a community meeting on a proposal to add four express lanes on Mopac, between Slaughter Lane and West Cesar Chavez Street, with direct connectors tying in to Cesar Chavez.
Come share your vision for the future of the Rainey Alley (the unpaved alley that runs east of Rainey Street) at an upcoming open house on April 7.
Be air aware and drive less this ozone season by using alternative commuting methods. Spring is a great time to try riding the bus, taking the train, carpooling, vanpooling, walking, biking, or teleworking.
The City of Austin's Art in Public Places (AIPP) program acquires and maintains works of art for City facilities through commissions, donations and loans for the cultural enrichment of the Austin community.
The Fusebox Festival is a hybrid art festival that includes performance art, film screenings, concerts, art installations, social events and more! The festival, which takes place from April 1-12, features more than fifty events at over twenty different sites around the city.