City Council Sends Transportation Bond to the Voters

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Today, the Austin City Council voted 7-0 to send the $90 M transportation bond ballot item to the voters on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.  $52 M will go for road projects, while $38 M will go no non-road projects, including sidewalks, bike lanes and trails, including the 1.1 M boardwalk which will close the gap on the trail at Lady Bird Lake, completing the trail.  The Trail Foundation has committed to raising $3 M of the total cost of construction in their efforts to complete the trail.

For further information on the bond election, visit the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan website.

For further information on the Boardwalk project, Visit the City’s website or the Trail Foundation’s website.

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