On Wednesday, October 29, Infiniti Motor Company and Red Bull Racing will kick off the annual United States Grand Prix race weekend on Congress Avenue.
Change up your usual routine and get some fresh air with Yoga in the Park! Austin Parks Foundation will be holding free yoga classes in Republic and Wooldridge Squares through the end of this month:
Austin Parks Foundation and Tur Partners will host a public visioning session for Town Lake Metropolitan Park—commonly known as Auditorium Shores and Butler Park along Lady Bird Lake—on Monday, October 27, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Fiesta Gardens Building and Patio at Edward
This November, we can begin to address our congestion issue and give people a choice in how they get around. Austin Proposition 1 represents the first step in a new rail transit system plan that will eventually connect Austin’s suburbs and central city neighborhoods to downtown and the airport.
This week, two important public meetings will determine the next phase of the CodeNEXT project.
On Wednesday, October 15, Mayor Lee Leffingwell and members of local organizations working to end homelessness joined 225 communities across the nation in the challenge to end veteran homelessness by 2015.
Beginning Monday, October 13, Lavaca Street will be reduced to two lanes between West Second and West Third Streets as crews complete improvements in the intersection of West 3rd and Lavaca. The reduction is expected to last until the end of January 2015.
The Austin Transportation Department has joined forces with the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Movability Austin, Austin+SocialGood, Capital Metro, Thrival Company and many others to host
The Austin Police Department will hold a Downtown Commander’s Forum on Tuesday, October 14 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Huston-Tillotson University.
At their October 2 meeting, Austin City Council approved an ordinance on second reading to legalize the operation of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), such as Uber and Lyft.
Join The Congress for the New Urbanism Central Texas Chapter’s annual luncheon featuring public health leader Dr. Richard Jackson, to explore how good urban design and placemaking can proactively support personal and community health.
October is Commute Solutions Month in Central Texas. This is a great time to try an alternate commute such as riding the bus, carpooling, vanpooling, walking, or biking. You can save money, help keep our air cleaner, and also have a chance to win great prizes through the Commuter Contest!
Mayor Lee Leffingwell and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrators announced last week that Austin is among five cities across the nation awarded federal technical assistance to “green” its state capital.
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded a Preservation Merit Award for the Preservation of a Cultural Landscape for work conducted on the revitalization of historic Wooldridge Square.