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Dec. 6, 2022

UTC Agenda 12.6 original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING of the URBAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TUESDAY DECEMBER 6th 2022 at 5pm BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ROOM 1101 CITY HALL- 301 W 2nd St, AUSTIN, TEXAS Some members of the Urban Transportation Commission may be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register please call or email the staff liaison in advance at (512) 978-1568 or Christopher.Parks@austintexas.gov by noon on Tuesday December 6th, with the following information: name, item number(s) to speak on, telephone number, and email address. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Mario Champion, Chair Ruven Brooks Samuel Franco Allison Runas Diana Wheeler AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Susan Somers, Vice Chair Anali Martinez- Gonzalez Athena Leyton Cynthia Weatherby Cecilla Ramos The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Urban Transportation Commission REGULAR MEETING on November 1st, 2022. 1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 2. Discussion and possible action on writing draft recommendations Facilitator: Mario Champion, UTC Chair BRIEFINGS 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Downtown Commission: Commissioner Cynthia Weatherby Joint Sustainability Commission: Commissioner Diana Wheeler Bicycle Advisory Council: Commissioner Athena Leyton Pedestrian Advisory Council: Commissioner Allie Runas City Council Mobility Committee: Commissioner Mario Champion Community Advisory Committee for Austin Transit Partnership Board: Susan Sommers FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Christopher Parks, at (512)-978-1568, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711 For more information on the Urban Transportation Department, please contact Christopher Parks at christopher.parks@austintexas.gov

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UTC Agenda 11.1 original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING of the URBAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TUESAY NOVEMBER 1st 2022 at 5pm BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ROOM 1101 CITY HALL- 301 W 2nd St, AUSTIN, TEXAS Some members of the Urban Transportation Commission may be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register please call or email the staff liaison in advance at (512) 978-1568 or Christopher.Parks@austintexas.gov by noon on Tuesday November 1st, with the following information: name, item number(s) to speak on, telephone number, and email address. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Mario Champion, Chair Ruven Brooks Samuel Franco Allison Runas Diana Wheeler AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Susan Somers, Vice Chair Anali Martinez- Gonzalez Athena Leyton Cynthia Weatherby Cecilla Ramos The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Urban Transportation Commission REGULAR MEETING on October 4th, 2022. 1. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 2. 3. 4. Discussion and possible action on Cap and Stitch Updates Presenter: Mike Trimble, Corridor Program Office Discussion and possible action on Vision Zero Updates Presenter: Lewis Leff, Austin Transportation Department Discussion and possible action on Placemaking updates Presenter: Luke Urie, Austin Transportation Department BRIEFINGS 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Downtown Commission: Commissioner Cynthia Weatherby Joint Sustainability Commission: Commissioner Diana Wheeler Bicycle Advisory Council: Commissioner Athena Leyton Pedestrian Advisory Council: Commissioner Allie Runas City Council Mobility Committee: Commissioner Mario Champion Community Advisory Committee for Austin Transit Partnership Board: Susan Sommers FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Christopher Parks, at (512)-978-1568, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711 For more information on the Urban Transportation Department, please contact …

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Placemaking Presentation original pdf

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Austin Transportation Placemaking Program Update Jason JonMichael | Assistant Director | 11.1.22 Smart Mobility Placemaking Program Placemaking / Placekeeping Agenda • • • ATD Collections Management Policy • Grant Opportunities • Artbox Program Street Banner Program • • Creative Crosswalk Program Living Streets Program • • Community Mobility Hubs Public Plaza Program • What is Placemaking? What is Placekeeping? A policy developed by the Smart Mobility Office allows the Department to incorporate public art into its transportation network. The policy governs the selection, commissioning, acquisition, design, fabrication, installation, accession, maintenance, repair, long-term care, and deaccession of the owned and loaned artwork. ATD's efforts were part of its commitment to foster vibrant street life, celebrating local communities, and improving safety in Austin. Grant Opportunities Artbox Program • Currently, we have completed 27 Artboxes • Created a process for community partners to sponsor their own Artboxes. • We expect to complete at least 20-30 more in the next two years. • Bike tour of murals and three newly community-inspired Artboxes along Airport Boulevard Nov. 11-13 Street Banner Program • ATD's Signs & Markings division has transitioned the Street Banner Program to Smart Mobility. • October 2022 marked the beginning of this transition. • The program is currently developing a new reporting and application process. • All administrative tasks, permits, and payment arrangements are included. Creative Crosswalk Program • Exploring licensing or permitting options long-term solutions for the program. • A standard operating procedure (SOP) is in development for this program. - As a guideline, it will include constraints, requirements, and regulations. Living Streets Program • The Living Streets Program aims to create a means for people to gather to celebrate, play, walk, bike or roll with comfort and safety on their neighborhood streets. Community Mobility Hubs Smart Hub Grand opening Georgian Acres neighborhood 312 East Wonsley Dr. Austin, TX 78753 Monday November 14, 2022 | 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Public Plaza / Promenade Program • public plazas can activate underutilized space with the purpose of creating safe, accessible, family friendly, and social public spaces Old Red River Phase Ia: Interim Short-Term Public Plaza THANK YOU

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Vision Zero Presentation original pdf

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Vision Zero Austin: UTC Update November 1, 2022 1 Years of Life Lost 2,862 (Through 10/21/2022) * There were 7 fatalities of unknown age 2 Vision Zero / Safe Systems Approach ● An ethical approach to safety and mobility - fatalities and serious injuries should not be acceptable ● Human body is vulnerable ● Humans make mistakes ● Separate users in space and time ● Cannot predict where next severe crash happens; we can predict based on conditions where it is likely to occur 3 Vision Zero / Safe Systems Approach Austin Energy Public Works ATD Housing and Planning APD (Enforcement, Crash investigations) Vision Zero, Safe System Austin Public Health Local and State Policy Makers ATCEMS / Fire Law / Municipal Ct. / Travis County Attorney, District Attorney CapMetro, ATP TxDOT/State 4 Vision Zero / Safe Systems Approach Source: Vision Zero Network 5 Austin Data and Trends By Mode Fatal Crashes (2022, Jan through Oct*) Serious Injury Crashes (2022, Jan through Oct*) Mode 2022* % 2021 % Mode 2022* % 2021 % Pedestrians Bicyclists Motorcyclist Motorist 35 1 17 31 84 41.7% 1.2% 20.2% 36.9% 30 3 13 42 88 34.1% 3.4% 14.8% 47.7% * Data through 10/21/2022 Pedestrians Bicyclists Motorcyclist 16.6% 6.5% 18.2% 16.0% 6.4% 14.4% Motorist 58.7% 236 63.1% 64 25 70 226 385 60 24 54 374 Data disclaimer: Data accessed on 10/26/2022. There may be additional reports filed or changes which may impact these numbers before they are final. 6 Austin Data and Trends National data (2010-2020) Austin data (2013-2022) 7 Austin Data and Trends Additional Fatal Crash Analysis Year over Year Year 2018 2019 2020 2021 Off-System Fatal Crash % On-System Fatal Crash % 33.90% 66.10% 34.29% 65.71% 30.14% 69.86% 30.68% 69.32% 2022* 22.62% 77.38% 29.56% 70.44% * 2022 is projected Data disclaimer: Data accessed on 10/26/2022. There may be additional reports filed or changes which may impact these numbers before they are final. 8 Austin Data and Trends Key Takeaways: Comparing 2022 YTD to 2021 1. Combined, the total of fatal and suspected serious injury crashes are up ~2% in 2022 compared to 2021. ○ Fatal crashes are down ~5% compared to last year, suspected serious injury crashes are up ~3%; Total reportable crashes citywide are up ~2%. 2. Evening and early morning hours (8PM - 4AM) account for 45 out of the 84 fatal crashes. (33% of day, ~54%of fatal crashes) 3. Increasing …

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Oct. 4, 2022

UTC Agenda 10.4 original pdf

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1. REGULAR MEETING of the URBAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TUESAY OCTOBER 4th 2022 at 5pm BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ROOM 1101 CITY HALL- 301 W 2nd St, AUSTIN, TEXAS Some members of the Urban Transportation Commission may be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register please call or email the staff liaison in advance at (512) 978-1568 or Christopher.Parks@austintexas.gov by noon on Tuesday October 4th, with the following information: name, item number(s) to speak on, telephone number, and email address. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Mario Champion, Chair Ruven Brooks Samuel Franco Allison Runas Diana Wheeler AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Susan Somers, Vice Chair Anali Martinez- Gonzalez Athena Leyton Cynthia Weatherby Cecilla Ramos The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Urban Transportation Commission REGULAR MEETING on September 6th, 2022. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Discussion and possible action on Project Connect Ordinance update Presenter: Alyssa Hedge, Project Connect Discussion and possible action on 2023 Meeting date selection Facilitator: Chair Mario Champion BRIEFINGS Downtown Commission: Commissioner Cynthia Weatherby Joint Sustainability Commission: Commissioner Diana Wheeler Bicycle Advisory Council: Commissioner Athena Leyton Pedestrian Advisory Council: Commissioner Allie Runas City Council Mobility Committee: Commissioner Mario Champion Community Advisory Committee for Austin Transit Partnership Board: Susan Sommers FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Christopher Parks, at (512)-978-1568, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711 For more information on the Urban Transportation Department, please contact Christopher Parks at christopher.parks@austintexas.gov

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Backup 1 original pdf

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VERSION TWO PROPOSED LANGUAGE FOR PROJECT CONNECT ORDINANCE DRAFT SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL CHANGES Project Connect is the City’s high-capacity public transit system expansion, PART 1. which will ultimately consist of a light rail network, an expanded bus system, transportation terminals and stations, maintenance facilities, and all associated improvements necessary for operation of the transit system. To facilitate the construction of this critical transportation infrastructure, certain modifications and waivers to City Code are necessary to ensure the construction of a high-capacity transit system. PART 2. This ordinance and the attached Exhibits A and B consist of the “Transit System Project Regulations”. Development of the Transit System Project shall conform to the limitations and conditions set forth in this ordinance. If this ordinance and the attached exhibits conflict, this ordinance controls. Except as otherwise provided by this ordinance, all other rules, regulations, and ordinances of the City apply. PART 3. The attached exhibits are incorporated into this ordinance in their entirety as though set forth fully in the text of this ordinance. The exhibits are as follows: A. B. Transit System Project Exhibit Rail Construction Noise and Mitigation Plan Requirements PART 4. Definitions. A) Transit System Project means a transportation project generally depicted on Exhibit A with any related appurtenances, including but not limited to a rail and public transit line, rail station, or a transportation terminal, funded by a public entity. [and located on publicly owned land or in the right-of-way or a public easement.] B) Unless otherwise specifically defined, all terms in this ordinance shall have the meaning established in Title 25 of Code of the City of Austin, Texas (the “Land Development Code”). PART 5. A Transit System Project for rail lines or any associated infrastructure necessary to construct the rail lines must comply with a noise and mitigation plan approved by the City that meets the requirements listed in Exhibit B. To the extent there is a conflict with Chapter 9-2 (Noise and Amplified Sound), the approved noise and mitigation plan will control. VERSION TWO PROPOSED LANGUAGE FOR PROJECT CONNECT ORDINANCE DRAFT SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL CHANGES PART 6. Transit System Uses as described in 25-2-6(28). A) The use of a site for a traction powered substation is a Local Utility Service use B) The use of a site for the provision of maintenance, repair, vehicular or equipment servicing, material storage, or similar activities for rail lines is a …

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Backup 2 original pdf

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INITIAL INVESTMENT | August 2021 SOUTHEND Lago Vista Pickup Zone FOUR POINTS OHLEN B u r n e t R d NORTHCROSS R R E E D D L L I I N N E E LBJ High School E E N N I I L L N N E E E E R R G G To Hutto 130 TOLL ELGIN ELGIN MANOR MANOR WILDHORSE WILDHORSE WILDHORSE LEANDER LEANDER LAKELINE LAKELINE LAKELINE HOWARD HOWARD To Georgetown Pflugerville Pickup Zone Stoney Creek Park TECH RIDGE TECH RIDGE TECH RIDGE TRANSIT CENTER TRANSIT CENTER TRANSIT CENTER 45 TOLL PARMER PARMER Howard Ln 325 Walnut Creek Metro Park PARMER ACC Northridge BROADMOOR/DOMAIN BROADMOOR/DOMAIN BRAKER LN BRAKER KRAMER MCKALLA MCKALLA M e t r i c B l RUTLAND CROSSROADS LOOP 360 CRESTVIEW CRESTVIEW CRESTVIEW A A B B M M N N U U E E D D R R N N N N O O C C E E A A H H T T K K A A T T C C H H O O A A I I L L L L ALLANDALE KOENIG KOENIG NORTH LOOP TEXAS HEALTH COMMISSION A A C C C C H H I I G G H H L L A A N N D D T T O O T T E E C C H H R R I I D D G G E E RUNDBERG 325 Rundberg Ln NORTH LAMAR NORTH LAMAR NORTH LAMAR TRANSIT CENTER TRANSIT CENTER TRANSIT CENTER 325 10 N L a m a r B l St Johns Ave 300 E x p o s i t i o n B l 335 Seton Hospital L a m a r B l UT/WEST MALL UT/WEST MALL Enfield Rd DOWNTOWN AREA DELCO CENTER DELCO CENTER d r R o n a M SPRINGDALE SHOPPING CENTER PHILOMENA BERKMAN/ MUELLER M LK Bl Oak Springs Dr ACC EASTVIEW GOVALLE GOVALLE HIGHLAND HIGHLAND HIGHLAND HIGHLAND TRIANGLE TRIANGLE TRIANGLE TRIANGLE 7 HYDE HYDE PARK PARK HEMPHILL HEMPHILL PARK PARK ST. DAVID’S 20 University of Texas S a n J a c i n t o B MEDICAL MEDICAL SCHOOL SCHOOL l 7 10 CAPITOL CAPITOL EAST EAST CLARKSON HANCOCK 38½ St AIRPORT BLVD MLK Dell Seton Hospital MLK 2 COMAL Emma Long Metro Park LOOP 360 WHELESS EXPO EXPO COLONY PARK COLONY PARK TOWN CENTER 51st St 300 WESTMINSTER …

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Backup 3 original pdf

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EXHIBIT B – Rail Construction Noise and Mitigation Plan Requirements The Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) will submit the required components listed below to be reviewed and approved by City Staff. City Staff will review the plan to ensure that all required components are present in the plan and are satisfactory to City Staff before approval. ATP commits to adhere and ensure that contracted parties responsible for light rail construction activities adhere to the policies and procedures housed within the submitted plans. The following components are required: 1. Construction Noise Mitigation and Monitoring Plan Construction noise impacts will be documented in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), completed in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. Mitigation measures identified in the Mitigation Monitoring Plan, affirmed in the FEIS and Record of Decision, will be included in contract documents, monitored for implementation during final design and construction. Measures to minimize impacts will include, but are not limited to: • • • Sound monitoring during construction Limiting idling and back up alarms of equipment Limiting certain activities during certain times 2. Noise Control Plan Requirements for Contractors during Construction ATP will require all contractors to submit a Noise Control Plan as part of their contract that addresses mitigation for their specific schedule, equipment, and methods of construction. ATP will submit their requirements of contractors for this plan to the City. The requirements will include, but are not limited to: Schedule (dates and times of day) and methods of construction • Contractor’s specific equipment types • • Maximum noise limits for each piece of equipment with certification testing • Prohibitions on certain types of equipment and processes during the night or daytime hours • • Methods for projecting construction noise levels • • Methods for responding to community complaints in line with the Programmatic Project Identification of specific sensitive locations near construction sites Implementation of noise control measures where appropriate Communications Plan. 3. Programmatic Project Communications Plan This plan will contain requirements for programmatic communications including how the program will communicate to the public about construction impacts and timelines, posting of public-facing materials, procedures for submission of noise and construction impact complaints, and how complaints will be handled. • This plan will be adhered to by all contractors for the program. This plan will dictate high-level requirements that ensure consistency of information, noticing, monitoring, reporting, and responding to complaints. Items that are …

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Backup 4 original pdf

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RESOLUTION NO. 20211029-003 WHEREAS, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan ("ASMP") (Ordinance No. 20190411-033) is the transportation element of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan and calls for a 50/50 mode share by 2039, which includes increasing use of sustainable modes such as walking, bicycling, teleworking and transit; WHEREAS, City Council adopted Resolution No. 20190808-081 directing the City Manager to "analyze and report on options for the City of Austin and other related or interested public or private entities to leverage resources to support the creation, operation, and maintenance of a high-capacity transit system"; WHEREAS, Austin voters approved Project Connect, the regional high- capacity transit system, on November 3,2020; WHEREAS, on December 18,2020, the City of Austin and the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority created a local government corporation named the Austin Transit Partnership Local Government Corporation to aid the City and Capital Metro and act on their behalf to accomplish the governmental purpose of implementing the Project Connect System Plan; WHEREAS, in a report entitled Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprintfor Building Transit Better ("Eno Report"), published in 2021, the Eno Center for Transportation identified local regulation, permitting, and decision- making procedures throughout the United States as an obstacle to achieving viable, cost-effective transit systems on par with those of peer nations; WHEREAS, noting that local development codes are generally ill- suited to the nature and scale of mass transit, the Eno Report found that jurisdictions that have successfully constructed mass transit systems apply modified regulations and review procedures to accommodate the unique challenges Page 1 0f 3 transit construction presents and the ways it differs from private development or conventional transportation and public works projects; WHEREAS, the City ofAustin's Land Development Code does not provide for the design and permitting of linear construction required for mobility and transit facilities that encompass large areas, include subsurface and above-ground elements, and span multiple zoning districts and watersheds; WHEREAS, greater flexibility and more carefully tailored regulations are required to facilitate construction of Project Connect; WHEREAS, City staff routinely interprets and applies City Code to development and capital improvement applications; WHEREAS, the Land Development Code, existing regulations, criteria, and procedures should be flexibly applied to facilitate construction of Project Connect to the greatest extent possible until existing requirements can be amended; WHEREAS, there are Project Connect MetroRapid and MetroRail projects currently moving forward in advance of the Orange and Blue Line light rail projects; …

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Proposed Draft of 2023 UTC Meeting Dates original pdf

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UTC 10.4 Meeting original link

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Sept. 6, 2022

UTC Agenda 9.6 original pdf

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1. REGULAR MEETING of the URBAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 6th 2022 at 5pm BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS ROOM 1101 CITY HALL- 301 W 2nd St, AUSTIN, TEXAS Some members of the Urban Transportation Commission may be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register please call or email the staff liaison in advance at (512) 978 1568 or Christopher.Parks@austintexas.gov by noon on Tuesday September 6th, with the following information: name, item number(s) to speak on, telephone number, and email address. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Mario Champion, Chair Ruven Brooks Samuel Franco Allison Runas Diana Wheeler AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Susan Somers, Vice Chair Anali Martinez- Gonzalez Athena Leyton Cynthia Weatherby Cecilla Ramos The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Urban Transportation Commission REGULAR MEETING on August 2nd, 2022. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 2. 3. 4. Discussion and possible action on general I-35 expansion updates Presenter: Tommy Abrego, Texas Department of Transportation Discussion and possible action on Right of Way alley vacation Presenter: Jacquelyn Armstrong Discussion and possible action on Right of way vacation near Baily Lane Presenter: Jacquelyn Armstrong FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Christopher Parks, at (512)-978-1568, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711 For more information on the Urban Transportation Department, please contact Christopher Parks at christopher.parks@austintexas.gov

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UTC Item 2 Backup original pdf

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I-35 Capital Express Program Tommy Abrego, P.E.| Mobility35 Program Manager COA Urban Transportation Commission September 6, 2022 September 6, 2022 About Tommy Abrego ▪ Born and raised in Austin, TX. – Grew up in North Austin. – Now lives in South Austin. ▪ Driven both directions on I-35 his whole life. ▪ Has seen the growth of Austin in the recent years. ▪ Recognizes the need for a safe transportation solution and should be one of the main highway facilities in the heart of Texas. True motivation is his son, Javi. ▪ ▪ He wants to get IH-35 right so Javi is able to drive on IH-35 and see the true enhancement in mobility along the corridor. Javi loves to watch the Longhorns play (Hook ‘Em!). ▪ COA Urban Transportation Commission September 6, 2022 2 I-35 Capital Express Program ▪ Three stand-alone projects: – North - SH 45 North to US 290 East. – Central - US 290 East to SH 71/Ben White Boulevard. – South - SH 71/Ben White Boulevard to SH 45 Southeast. ▪ Proposes to add non-tolled, high- occupancy vehicle (HOV) managed lanes. https://my35capex.com/ COA Urban Transportation Commission September 6, 2022 3 I-35 Capital Express Central Project Scope ▪ Limits: US 290 East to SH 71/Ben White Boulevard, with additional flyovers at I-35 and US 290 East. ▪ Length: 8 miles. ▪ Project details: – Construct two non-tolled managed lanes in each direction. – Managed lanes, such as high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes, are a set of lanes within a highway that are separated from the mainlanes. Access is controlled by placing restrictions on use. – Reconstruct ramps, bridges and intersections. – Improve frontage roads. – Enhance bicycle and pedestrian paths. – Accommodate transit routes. ▪ Estimated construction cost: $4.9 billion ▪ Anticipated construction start: 2025 COA Urban Transportation Commission September 6, 2022 4 Where We Are in the Process COA Urban Transportation Commission September 6, 2022 5 Alternatives Undergoing Evaluation COA Urban Transportation Commission September 6, 2022 6 Public Outreach COA Urban Transportation Commission September 6, 2022 7 Community Input = Community Changes INPUT OPPORTUNITIES In-person events with virtual options held in fall 2021. Tabling at community events in diverse and underserved areas to garner feedback. TxDOT presented changes to Alternative 2 and revealed Modified Alternative 3. In-person meetings with virtual options to collect feedback about the proposed alternatives held in winter and spring 2022. COA Urban …

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UTC Item 3 Backup Pt. 1 original pdf

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M E M O R A N D U M September 1, 2022 Christopher Parks, Urban Transportation Commission Jacquelyn Armstrong, Property Agent Senior Land Management, Development Services Department F#2022-033600 LM Alley Right-of-Way Vacation 0.0198 acre TO: FROM: DATE: SUBJECT: Attached is the Application Packet and Master Comment Report pertaining to the alley right-of-way vacation application for an approximately 0.0198-acre (865 square feet) portion of land, being the remaining portion of a 16-foot-wide alley in Block 10 of DR. W.A. Harper’s Re-subdivision of Blocks 3 and 10, Glen Ridge Add’n, a subdivision of record in Volume 2, Page 245 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas. The proposed vacation tract will be added to the abutting parcels. The abutting properties are owned by Ascension Seton. Per the transmittal letter dated April 4, 2022, received by the City of Austin, the applicant states, “The property is currently developed as a hospital with two surface parking lots. The site plan submitted for this project, SP-2022-0059C, proposes the construction of a new above grade garage in the south parking lot and a below grade garage in the north parking lot.” All affected departments and private utility franchise stakeholders have reviewed the application and recommend approval, subject to the reviewers’ conditions shown on the attached Master Comment Report. Grande Communications better known as Astound has “Approved with Conditions”. Per City Code §14-11-71 – Notice to Interested Property Owners Public notice will be sent to owners within 300’ of the area to be vacated. The director of the Public Works Department may approve the application after the 10th day that the notice is issued; and an affected property owner may submit comments regarding the proposed vacation. Public Notice was sent to appropriate parties on August 31, 2022. No objections were received by staff. The applicant has requested that this item be submitted for placement on the September 6, 2022, Urban Transportation Commission Agenda. Staff contact: Applicant: Jacquelyn Armstrong, Land Management, Property Agent Senior Development Services Department, 512-974-7149, Jacquelyn.armstrong@austintexas.gov Kat Lauer, Garza EMC 512-298-3284, klauer@garzaemc.com Abutting Landowners: Ascension Seton The applicant and/or property owner’s representative will be present at the meeting to answer any questions regarding future development and the vacation request. Attachments: Application Packet Master Comment Report Summary Presentation

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UTC Item 3 Backup Pt. 2 original pdf

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CITY OF AUSTIN - R.O.W. VACATION MASTER COMMENT REPORT As of: June 13, 2022 PROJECT NUMBER: 2022-033600 LM PROJECT NAME: 2022-033600 (1300 W 34th -remaining 16' alley vacation) LOCATION: 1300 W 34TH ST, AUSTIN, TX 78705 Review Dept. LM AT&T (SWBT) No Comment Comments: LM ATD Review Approved Comments: None Reviewer Phone Attempt Date Approved Date Jacquelyn Caldwell 512-974-7149 06/09/2022 06/09/2022 **Unresponsive** AT&T was sent multiple follow ups requesting comments to the subject ROW Vacation application. A 3 day notice deadline for comment was sent to pb9891@att.com as well as aw9134@att.com, but no response was received. Sean MacLeod 512-974-1583 04/19/2022 04/19/2022 6/13/22 73002_f_lm_master_report Page 1 As of: June 13, 2022 PROJECT NUMBER: 2022-033600 LM PROJECT NAME: 2022-033600 (1300 W 34th -remaining 16' alley vacation) LOCATION: 1300 W 34TH ST, AUSTIN, TX 78705 Review Dept. Reviewer Phone Attempt Date Approved Date LM Austin Resource Recovery Review Approved Heather Ketten 512-974-1954 04/11/2022 04/11/2022 Comments: The proposed construction should not affect our services to this general area. LM AW Infrastructure Management Approved Comments: Eli Pruitt 512-972-0493 04/20/2022 04/20/2022 Austin Water (AW) has no objections to the requested 0.0198 acre (865 Square Feet) Right of Way (R.O.W.) vacation. The request is better described as being a tract of land containing 0.0198 acre (865 Square Feet) of land more or less, out of the George W. Spear League, Survey NO. 7, Situated in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, Being the remaining portion of a 16-foot alley in Block 10 of Dr. W.A. Harper¿s Re-Subdivision of Blocks 3 and 10, Glen Ridge Addition, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, according to the Map or Plat thereof, Recorded in Volume 2, Page 245 of the Official Public Records of Travis County, Texas, and with an address of 1301 W 38th St, Austin, TX 78705. 6/13/22 73002_f_lm_master_report Page 2 As of: June 13, 2022 PROJECT NUMBER: 2022-033600 LM PROJECT NAME: 2022-033600 (1300 W 34th -remaining 16' alley vacation) LOCATION: 1300 W 34TH ST, AUSTIN, TX 78705 Review Dept. Reviewer Phone Attempt Date Approved Date Don Heisch 512-684-3196 04/22/2022 04/22/2022 LM Drainage Engineering Review Approved Comments: None LM Electric Review Approved Comments: AE approved. Rosario Navarro 512-322-6754 04/25/2022 04/25/2022 6/13/22 73002_f_lm_master_report Page 3 As of: June 13, 2022 PROJECT NUMBER: 2022-033600 LM PROJECT NAME: 2022-033600 (1300 W 34th -remaining 16' alley vacation) LOCATION: 1300 W 34TH ST, AUSTIN, TX 78705 Reviewer Phone Attempt Date Approved Date Comments: …

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M E M O R A N D U M September 1, 2022 Christopher Parks, Urban Transportation Commission Jacquelyn Armstrong, Property Agent Senior Land Management, Development Services Department F#2022-033751 LM Street Right-of-Way Vacation 0.0790 acre TO: FROM: DATE: SUBJECT: Attached is the Application Packet and Master Comment Report pertaining to the street right-of-way vacation application for an approximately 0.0790-acre (3,442 square feet) portion of land, being the remainder of Bailey Lane formerly known as Pratt Avenue, as dedicated in the subdivision plat of Dr. W.A. Harper’s Re-subdivision of Blocks 3 and 10, Glen Ridge Add’n, recorded in Volume 2, Page 245 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas. The proposed vacation tract will be added to the abutting parcels. The abutting properties are owned by Ascension Seton. Per the transmittal letter dated April 4, 2022, received by the City of Austin, the applicant states, “The property is currently developed as a hospital with two surface parking lots. The site plan submitted for this project, SP-2022-0059C, proposes the construction of a new above grade garage in the south parking lot and a below grade garage in the north parking lot.” All affected departments and private utility franchise stakeholders have reviewed the application and recommend approval, subject to the reviewers’ conditions shown on the attached Master Comment Report. Grande Communications better known as Astound as well as Austin Water Infrastructure Management has “Approved with Conditions”. Per City Code §14-11-71 – Notice to Interested Property Owners Public notice will be sent to owners within 300’ of the area to be vacated. The director of the Public Works Department may approve the application after the 10th day that the notice is issued; and an affected property owner may submit comments regarding the proposed vacation. Public Notice was sent to appropriate parties on August 31, 2022. No objections were received by staff. The applicant has requested that this item be submitted for placement on the September 6, 2022, Urban Transportation Commission Agenda. Staff contact: Jacquelyn Armstrong, Land Management, Property Agent Senior Development Services Department, 512-974-7149, Jacquelyn.armstrong@austintexas.gov Kat Lauer, Garza EMC, 512-298-3284, klauer@garzaemc.com Applicant: Abutting Landowners: Ascension Seton The applicant and/or property owner’s representative will be present at the meeting to answer any questions regarding future development and the vacation request. Attachments: Application Packet Master Comment Report Summary Presentation

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