Category Archives: Regional Development

Nightly MOPAC CLOSURES for Northbound MoPac:

Beginning Tuesday evening, November 29, 2016, workers will be completely closing northbound State Loop 1 (MoPac) each night after 8:00 p.m. between Lady Bird Lake and Enfield Road. All traffic will be detoured off the Enfield Road exit. Drivers will … Continue reading

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MOPAC Closure ALERTS

>>Northbound MoPac Exit north of Steck Ave to Permanently CloseSouthbound MoPac Exit to Duval Rd/Burnet Rd Closed All WeekendNorthbound 45th St Exit Closed Friday Night and Saturday Night

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Open House Meetings to discuss a New Travis County Courthouse in the Upcoming Bond Election

Greetings Residents of Travis County, As you may be aware, on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, the Commissioners Court voted unanimously to place the Civil & Family Courts Complex on the November 3 ballot. The current Hemann Marion Sweatt Courthouse is … Continue reading

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More Changes at Cap Metro

“Capital Metro initiated a big change in January, when it rolled out its first MetroRapid bus rapid transit service. Now it’s planning two more major service changes: the end of buses on Congress Avenue, and its second MetroRapid route, linking the high-growth corridors … Continue reading

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Google Fiber is coming to Austin!!!

Today, Google officially announced their intentions to offer super-fast internet to the city of Austin (over 100 times faster than the fasted current internet connection speeds).  Google Fiber, as a the system is known, was first offered in Kansas City, … Continue reading

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Long-Delayed Northern Walnut Creek Trail Update

The long-delayed Northern Walnut Creek Trail project was mentioned in an article on the Austin American-Statesman this past Friday. http://www.statesman.com/news/news/price-tag-rising-for-long-delayed-north-austin-tra/nWDNF/

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Austin to keep lobbyists off committee to rewrite land-use rules

Marty Toohey, American-Statesman staff writer, summarizes the recent controversy surrounding the proposal to “to allow lobbyists a prominent role in rewriting the city land-use code.” http://www.statesman.com/news/news/council-drop-lobbyists-from-code-rewrite-committee/nWCCF/

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