IH-35 Corridor Tunnels and Alternates

Our September topic included future transportation options along the IH-35 corridor.  Comparisons and alternatives included a sunken roadway section, a tunnel, and a boulevard.  Particularly of note was the discussion on rail—on the surface, within a tunnel, or along other corridors altogether. 

AIA Austin to host TRANSPORTATION BOND FORUM - October 12th

Stay tuned for more information and set aside some time on the evening of October 12 to join a conversation with fellow AIA members regarding the formation of AIA Austin's Position Statement regarding the City of Austin's upcoming Mobility Bond on the November 2nd Election Ballot.  Forum to be held at the Center for Architecture at 6:00.  

For more information email Stephen Oliver at


Interested in helping AIA Austin be involved in a City of Austin Summit this November regarding the impact of Urban Design on Childhood Obesity and Community Health?  Contact me (Steve Oliver)

During this October, there will be a short planning exercise in conjunction with local planning professionals to assist our City Council in illustrating physical obstacles and potential opportunities in reenvisioning our community structure.  


Willingness to share ideas and work in a small group.

Cap Metro Rail Advocacy TODAY (September 20th) BEFORE 11:00AM!

See as posted by Glenn Gadbois of Transit Alliance...

Dear friends:

font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#352F35">Austin and Capital Metro need to hear that you care about transit and rail today at the Public Hearing.

Austin Comp Plan Vision Update - Get Ready for the Next Round of Meetings in October

 With the next round of the Comp Plan, Community Forum Series #3, right around the corner, our members should familiarize themselves with adopted Vision of the Comp Plan as approved by Council in August.  Our input at the Community Forum Series, as in earlier efforts, can assist the development of defined paths to achieve this vision.  Please take a moment (or two) to read through the "lengthy" vision.