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Downtown Bicycle Boulevard

Update from KeepAustinMoving.org

April 4, 2010
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Thank you to everyone for your increased interest in the Nueces Bicycle Boulevard issue.  As you all know, the businesses along Nueces were not notified of the plans to ‘calm’ traffic until late last year so we are certainly playing catch-up.  Since we first launched the website and petition we have received incredible support vocally and financially, [...]

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‘Bicycle boulevard’ will lead to wasteful spending and hinder mobility

March 15, 2010
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If you agree with the editorial written by Susan Harris in today’s Austin American-Statesman please let City Council know by visiting our How to Help page.  You can also contact the Statesman with your support by email to letters@statesman.com, by fax to (512) 912-5927 or by mail to Letters to the Editor, PO Box 670, [...]

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City of Austin Staff has released final staff recommendation for the Nueces Bicycle Boulevard Capital Improvement Project

March 7, 2010

The Downtown Bicycle Boulevard’s Final Staff Recommendation has been made. Although this is the final staff recommendation, the document will remain in draft form until the staff receives input through City Boards and Commissions and City Council.
Recommended layout for Downtown Bicycle Boulevard
Memo to Council to state and explain the final staff recommendation for the [...]

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Bike boulevard foes form opposition group

February 22, 2010
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By: Ben Wear, Austin American Statesman
Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 11:49 AM
The simmering dispute over turning Nueces Street or Rio Grande Street into a “bicycle boulevard” downtown has an official new player, Austinites for Downtown Mobility. The group is “circulating” an electronic petition on keepaustinmoving.org.
The formation of the group comes just before the City of Austin’s [...]

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Downtown Businesses Organize to Oppose Nueces Bicycle Boulevard

February 18, 2010
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AUSTIN, TX, February 18, 2010 – Austinites For Downtown Mobility, an affiliation of business and property owners in the western sector of Downtown Austin, released its website today to voice concerns over the City of Austin’s plans to convert Nueces Street, or possibly Rio Grande, into a Bicycle Boulevard.
The website, keepaustinmoving.org, hosts information about [...]

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Letter to Austin City Council

February 13, 2010
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Nueces Street and the Bicycle Boulevard: Comprehensive Planning & Transportation Committee Meeting.
I attended the Comprehensive Planning & Transportation Committee meeting Monday afternoon as a person who works and drives on Nueces regularly. I drive to my office five days a week, and have done so for six years. My office has windows directly [...]

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Questions that need to be answered about the Nueces Bike Blvd

February 13, 2010
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How much money does the City of Austin allocate in its annual budget for the construction of bicycle infrastructure projects, facility maintenance, bicycle lane sweeping, safety education, awareness, and commuting promotion?
How much money has the City of Austin spent since 1996 on Bicycle projects, staff implementation, cycling education and awareness programs?
How much money does the [...]

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3rd Project Discussion and Project Design Open House

January 19, 2010
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February 24, 2010 6 to 8 p.m. the third Nueces Bicycle Boulevard Open House series will take place at the Pease Elementary School, at 1106 Rio Grande Street. Representatives from the Public Works and Transportation Departments will be on hand to provide information on the project. Attendees are asked to provide input on their vision [...]

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2nd Project Discussion and Public Design Open House

January 13, 2010

January 13, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at the Pease Elementary School, at 1106 Rio Grande Street. Representatives from the Public Works and Transportation Departments will be on hand to provide information on the project. Attendees are asked to provide input on their vision for the street.

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