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NCINC2 Letter to TxDOT re the Mobility35 Capital Area Improvement Plan, 26 May 2015

26 May 2015

Dear Ms. Lorenzini and Messrs. Webber, Malatek, and McCoy,

On July 26, 2014 the North Central I-35 Neighborhood Coalition 2 (NCINC2) delivered a letter to TxDOT outlining a series of responses to the Mobility35 Capital Area Improvement Plan on behalf of our constituent neighborhoods. In this letter, we voiced our broad-based positions regarding the Mobility35 Segment 4 impacts on neighborhood accessibility and connectivity, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and safety, ramp access to and from IH35, development projections for the corridor, alternate routes and traffic studies, future rail compatibility and air quality and noise pollution. This letter was acknowledged by TxDOT representatives but we have to date received no response regarding our positions. Continue reading NCINC2 Letter to TxDOT re the Mobility35 Capital Area Improvement Plan, 26 May 2015

NCINC2 Asks TxDOT to Form North Central Stakeholder Group for Mobility 35 Plans

16 July, 2014

Dear Ms. Benningfield and Messrs. Webber, Malatek, and McCoy,

Following the May 1st neighborhood workshop with TXDOT and North Central neighborhood stakeholder representatives and the June 26th resolution from City Council supporting a stakeholder group for Segment 4 of the I-35 Capital Area Improvement Plan (CAIP) Mobility35 Plan, the North Central I-35 Neighborhood Coalition 2 (NCINC2) including delegates of Blackland, Cherrywood, Delwood II, Eastwoods, Hancock, Mueller, Ridgetop, Mt. Washington/Holy Cross, Schieffer-Willowbrook, Wilshire Wood/Delwood I and Windsor Park has adopted the following responses on behalf of its constituent neighborhoods: Continue reading NCINC2 Asks TxDOT to Form North Central Stakeholder Group for Mobility 35 Plans

NCINC2 Joins City of Austin in Calling on TxDOT to Form a Stakeholders Working Group for Segment 4 of I-35 Capital Area Improvement Program

Following its recognition by Austin City Council as a stakeholder in the I-35 Capital Area Improvement Program (CAIP) process, the North Central I-35 Neighborhood Coalition 2 (NCINC2) announced today that it joins the City in calling upon TxDOT to develop a City-cosponsored stakeholder working group for Segment 4 of the Mobility35 Capital Area Improvement Plan (CAIP). NCINC2 has previously stated that such a working group should be composed of City officials, TxDOT, and representatives of businesses, organizations, institutions and neighborhoods that will be affected by changes proposed to I-35 between Airport Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Continue reading NCINC2 Joins City of Austin in Calling on TxDOT to Form a Stakeholders Working Group for Segment 4 of I-35 Capital Area Improvement Program

Letter in support of Item 90 on the June 26, 2014 Austin City Council Agenda

Dear Mayor Leffingwell, Mayor Pro Tem Cole and Council Members Riley, Morrison, Tovo, Spelman and Martinez;

On behalf of the North Central Neighborhood Coalition 2 (NCINC2), I am writing in support of Item 90 on the June 26, 2014 agenda.  NCINC2 is composed of representatives from participating neighborhoods east and west of I-35 in North-Central Austin including Blackland, Cherrywood, Delwood II, Eastwoods, Hancock, Mueller, Ridgetop, Rogers Washington/Holy Cross, Schieffer-Willowbrook, Wilshire Wood/ Delwood I and Windsor Park. Continue reading Letter in support of Item 90 on the June 26, 2014 Austin City Council Agenda

TxDOT to Hold Open Houses in Early June

TxDOT will host three open house style public meetings in early June to discuss the proposed capacity improvements to I-35 between SH 45N and SH 45SE in Travis County.  The closest meeting to the NCINC2 area is on Tuesday, June 3, 5-7:30 p.m. at Kealing Middle School (1607 Pennsylvania Ave., Austin, TX 78702). We encourage neighbors to attend in order to learn more about the proposals and make their voices heard! Continue reading TxDOT to Hold Open Houses in Early June

North Central Neighborhoods Form Working Group for Better I-35 Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 17, 2014

Threatened by TxDOT proposals to remake I-35 through Central Texas, a number of Central Austin neighborhood associations have formed the North Central I-35 Neighborhood Coalition 2 (NCINC2), a working group of neighborhoods that will be directly affected by changes proposed for I-35 from Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. north to Highway 183.  Continue reading North Central Neighborhoods Form Working Group for Better I-35 Solutions

Windsor Park Resolution re Capital Area Improvement Program

Resolution in Opposition to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Capital Area Improvement Program (CAIP) and August 2013 Corridor Implementation Plan (CIP) for Central Austin Corridor between MLK and US Highway 183 N.

Whereas, the Windsor Park Neighborhood Plan, Imagine Austin and other citizen-led initiatives have long called for improvements in east-west connections at I-35; and Continue reading Windsor Park Resolution re Capital Area Improvement Program

Cherrywood Letter re Mobility 35

Members of the Cherrywood Neighborhood Association (CNA) will be directly affected by proposed modifications to IH35 and surrounding streets associated with the I-35 Capital Area Improvement Program (“Mobility 35”).  The CNA is particularly interested in the Travis County planning process for “Segment 4”.  The CNA has a long standing policy to support greater connectivity with adjacent neighborhoods and public resources, and specifically supports improving east/west mobility across IH35. Continue reading Cherrywood Letter re Mobility 35

Mueller Raises Early Red Flag Over the Implementation of “Super Streets” on I-35 Frontage Roads, Calls for Stakeholder Working Group

The Mueller Neighborhood Association Steering Committee is reaching out to other East Austin neighborhoods to work against the TxDOT plan to reduce congestion on I-35 by turning the frontage roads through the central city into so-called “super streets.” Continue reading Mueller Raises Early Red Flag Over the Implementation of “Super Streets” on I-35 Frontage Roads, Calls for Stakeholder Working Group