Category Archives: Transportation

F1 weekend brings out cyclists, volunteers for third year

Earlier this month, some hardy F1 spectators rolled through Burleson Heights and past Austin’s heavy traffic by cycling to the U.S. Grand Prix. And for the third year in a row, area residents and trail supporters hosted a rest stop to help at a bike crossing … Continue reading

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Todd Lane construction begins

A major improvement project on Todd Lane got its start on Sept. 15, and will transform a heavily traveled narrow road into a wider, safer street designed to handle automobile, bus, bicycle and pedestrian traffic. Southbound traffic is being detoured onto Woodward Street … Continue reading

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Survey will help city prioritize projects in our neighborhoods

In 2006, area residents helped decide what our neighborhood would be like in the future by working with the city on the East Riverside/Oltorf Combined (EROC) Neighborhood Plan. Now the city would like your help prioritizing the projects that were recommended during … Continue reading

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Cyclists take a break in Burleson Heights on way to F1

For the second year, a bike route to the U.S. Grand Prix made a path through our neighborhood, and area residents and trail supporters organized a rest stop to help at a bike crossing and to provide free water, snacks, … Continue reading

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Volunteers host rest stop in pocket park

Neighborhood volunteers have it made in the shade today and Sunday! They’re staffing a rest stop for cyclists who are on their way to the U.S. Grand Prix, the annual F1 races held at Circuit of the Americas in Southeast … Continue reading

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Southeast Austin hit hard by floods

Last month went down as Austin’s wettest October on record, ending in major flooding on Halloween morning that forced the evacuation of more than a thousand homes in Southeast Austin and Travis County. The Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods made … Continue reading

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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

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