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Mobility Alternative Finance Study Steering Committee meeting

November 28th, 2006

Town Lake Center, Room 130, 721 Barton Springs Road
The Mobility Alternative Finance Study Steering Committee is seeking public comment on a study that explores the future of Phase 2 toll roads in Austin. See CAMPO website for copy of the draft report:

Fix290 on FOX News Austin

November 28th, 2006

Construction on ‘Phase One’ of the new Central Texas Roll Roads is wrapping up. ‘Phase 2″ is still in the works and it includes US HWY 290 East. FOX 7’s Arezow Doost talked with Oak Hill residents before Tuesday night’s public meeting about the issue.
Read and view the news report here >>

Austin American-Statesman article

November 28th, 2006

The Austin-American Statesman has a great article about Bruce Melton’s Fix290 Report and the impact that TxDOT’s plan will have on Oak Hill.

Read it here >>

Oak Hill Neighborhood Planning meeting

November 14th, 2006

Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Parks, Open Space, Environment and Oak Hill History
Oak Hill United Methodist Church
7815 Hwy 290 West (see attached map)
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
· At this meeting we will build on the parks, open space, and hike/bike comments we received from the land use meetings conducted so far.
· If you have some little-known Oak Hill history fact (preferably with documentation), please share it with us so we can incorporate the information into the history section of the plan.
· Please check out our website to find information on past and future meetings:


Williamson Creek Cleanup

November 9th, 2006

Saturday’s Williamson Creek Cleanup with Save Our Springs and Fix290 was a junk-filled extravaganza.� Thanks to the more than 30 volunteers who showed up to help clean this beautiful waterway!
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OHAN Meeting

November 3rd, 2006

Fix290 will help draft new wording for inclusion into OHAN’s earlier resolution to address additional concerns of the TxDOT project.

Bruce Melton’s Fix290 Report Released

November 1st, 2006

Bruce Melton has released his report on the Fix290 parkway concept.� It highlights the problems with TxDOT’s proposed
highway design and how the Fix290 parkway concept can
solve these problems and get a roadway built that is
faster, better, and cheaper.
Click here to download the pdf.
Share the report with your family, friends, and anyone
interested in the US 290/ SR 71 project. There has
been a lot of misinformation going around about the
highway project, and this report should clear up any
misconceptions and answer a lot of questions.

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Quick Downloads

Austin City Council Parkway Resolution : A parkway should be given "full and fair consideration".

Fix 290 Poll : 82% of Southwest Austin residents prefer the parkway.

Fix 290 Noise Report : A parkway will produce 50% LESS noise than TxDOT's elevated design.

Fix 290 Cost Estimate : A parkway would cost about half as much as TxDOT’s latest designs.

Fix 290 Report : Highlights the problems with TxDOT’s plan for the project.