Category Archives: Safety

Seeking neighborhood volunteers for F1 weekend

Get ready for an influx of international visitors soon when our neighborhood is again part of the bicycle route to the U.S. Grand Prix. The pocket park between Pleasant Valley and Burleson roads is at the halfway point on the … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, Parks and recreation, Safety, Traffic, Transportation, Volunteering | Leave a comment

Restriping to begin soon on Burleson Road

Burleson Road is getting a facelift this week, starting with a resurfacing project that began on Monday. The City of Austin Public Works Department began laying down a new topping of tar and gravel on the portions of Burleson closest … Continue reading

Posted in City projects, Cycling, Safety, Transportation | Leave a comment

Better mobility coming to Todd Lane, Burleson Road

Clay Harris and Neil Kopper of the City of Austin Public Works Department talked with Burleson-area residents on Aug. 14 about upcoming projects to improve mobility for cars, bicycles and pedestrians on Todd Lane and Burleson Road. Todd Lane improvements Harris, the … Continue reading

Posted in City projects, Construction, Cycling, Meetings, Safety, Traffic, Transportation | Leave a comment

Input sought for highway changes near airport

Highway planners are looking for Southeast Austin neighborhood representatives who are interested in serving on an advisory group on proposed changes to Texas State Highway 71. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority have … Continue reading

Posted in Construction, Cycling, Meetings, Safety, Traffic, Transportation | Leave a comment

Fireworks safety for the Fourth of July

As the Independence Day holiday gets closer, here’s a reminder about safe ways to celebrate. For a really big bang, check out the Austin Symphony concert and fireworks display at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Auditorium Shores. Fireworks will begin at … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Parks and recreation, Safety | 1 Comment

Bridge could get better paths for cyclists, pedestrians

The City of Austin has worked hard to improve infrastructure that helps pedestrians and cyclists safely get around town, but some big gaps in the network remain. With a boardwalk trail that will bring more bike and foot traffic to … Continue reading

Posted in City projects, Cycling, Parks and recreation, Safety, Traffic, Transportation | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Fireworks safety on New Year’s Eve

For many people, it wouldn’t be New Year’s Eve without fireworks. Even though New Year’s Eve has been a drizzly day, please be aware that Travis County is again in a severe drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. There … Continue reading

Posted in Fire prevention, Holidays, Parks and recreation, Safety, Travis County | Leave a comment