Category Archives: safe route to school

Meeting with Councilman Casar on continuing high rate of violent crime

Members: Karen Bissett, Winston Chapman, Julia Foree, Monica Guzmán, Lisa Hinely, Colin MacDougal, Vanessa MacDougal, Daniela Nuñez, Larry Reagan, Tina Sanchez, Rodney Thrailkill Guests: Jenny Black, Eric Byrd, Joseph Cain, Lisa Carraway, Greg Casar, Neesha Davé, Rachel Castignoli, Tere del … Continue reading

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TA Brown “The best school in town, that moves all around”

Starting with the 2017-18 school year, TA Brown Elementary will be in a “portable campus” at Barrington. Here’s the announcement. Lots more details to come! The expectation is that this arrangement would continue for 2-5 years. Austin ISD’s facilities master … Continue reading

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Vision Zero / Visión Cero

Update: Passed by City Council on November 20, 2014. At our November 16, 2014 neighborhood team meeting, we voted unanimously to support creation of a Vision Zero task force by the City of Austin, with a goal of reducing fatalities … Continue reading

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Traffic Calming (October 2014 update)

In 2013, for both the North Lamar and the Georgian Acres neighborhood planning areas, the neighborhood team identified traffic calming as the top priority for the city’s capital budget. We have the following streets in various stages of the analysis, … Continue reading

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Georgian Dr bike lane and parking changes (Aug 2013 update)

The city is changing the parking and bike lanes on Georgian from 183 to Rundberg to make them wider, which is safer for people opening car doors and for bikers riding next to traffic. To do this, they will only … Continue reading

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Escuela nueva / New school attendance boundaries

Attendance boundaries of the new school, approved at the AISD board of trustees meeting Dec 17, 2012. Other recommendations are that school busses be provided for students crossing Lamar or Rundberg to get to their new school, and that rising … Continue reading

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New north central elementary school

Craig Estes, project manager with AISD, presented the site and building design for the new elementary school to be built north of Rundberg and Georgian. The building is planned with as a single story building with 32 classrooms, with room … Continue reading

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