Category Archives: Traffic

A look back at a year in the Hurly-Burly

The Hurly-Burly just wrapped up its first complete calendar year as a neighborhood resource, attracting 4,600 views! The five posts that drew the most visits were about a new pocket park on the grounds of a mansion torn down by developers, … Continue reading

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Neighborhood volunteers greet Grand Prix bike commuters

Burleson Heights residents greeted cyclists on their way to the U.S. Grand Prix as they arrived at the Country Club Creek pocket park on Saturday morning. City Council member Chris Riley, representatives of Bike Austin and visitors from around the … Continue reading

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Your formula for surviving Formula One

At last count, Austin had a population of 790, 390, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Next week, expect that to grow by up to 300,000 as Formula One racing at the new Circuit of the Americas racetrack in Southeast … Continue reading

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East Riverside Corridor’s makeover draws closer

Last week the City of Austin Planning Commission recommended the adoption of a set of regulations that, if approved, will determine the new face of East Riverside Drive. The proposed regulations are designed to transform a concrete commercial zone between … Continue reading


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Written statements about Carlson Drive issue needed

The request to gate Carlson Drive is still active, and the owners and developers of Edgewick condominiums have been working with the staff of the city’s Planning and Development Review Department to arrive at a viable solution. To recap, Carlson … Continue reading

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Westbound Oltorf will be closed July 21-28

A construction project will close a portion of Oltorf Street to westbound traffic for one week beginning on Saturday. From July 21-28, all westbound lanes of Oltorf will be closed between Interstate 35 and Congress Avenue, and only one eastbound lane will be open. … Continue reading

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