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Dec. 17, 2020

UTC 12.17.20 Agenda original pdf

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Versión en español a continuación. Special Called Meeting of the Urban Transportation Commission December 17, 2020 Urban Transportation Commission to be held 12/17/20 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Wednesday December 16 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the December 17, 2020 Urban Transportation Department Meeting, members of the public must: • Call or email the board liaison at (512)-974-8796 or kaycie.alexander@austintexas.gov no later than noon, December 16. The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. • Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. • Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. • Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. • Handouts or other information may be emailed to kaycie.alexander@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. • If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Llamado especial del Urban Transportation Commission Fecha de la reunion December 17, 2020 La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social. Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (December 16 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión.Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en (512) 974 8796 or kaycie.alexander@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de teléfono o dirección de correo electrónico. • Una vez que se haya llamado o enviado por correo electrónico una solicitud para hablar …

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Item 2A 12.17.20 I35 Recommendation original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION U rban Transportation Commission Recommendation Number 20201216‐02A: [I‐35 Capital Express Scoping] CLIMATE: WHEREAS, the City of Austin faces a Climate Catastrophe if we do not act in a concerted way to fundamentally change how we plan our cities, prioritize money and resources away from fossil-fuel vehicles and continued highway construction and toward Active Transportation, such as biking, walking, rolling, and other climate-friendly micro-mobility options, and High-Capacity Transit; WHEREAS, the Austin Strategic Mobility plan calls for Austin to reach a goal of 50% of Austinites commuting by walking, biking, transit, or any other non-drive-alone mode by 2039, from today’s current 24% of Austinites using non-drive-alone modes; WHEREAS, the City of Austin can strengthen its efforts to reduce carbon emissions, improve air quality and its citizens’ health by building a more equitable high-capacity transit network; SAFETY: WHEREAS, people walking, biking and using micro-mobility devices have been killed or seriously injured on or along Interstate Highway 35 (I-35) in Austin, disproportionately affecting people of color, individuals experiencing homelessness, and other marginalized communities; WHEREAS, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan further reaffirms the Vision Zero goal the City of Austin set in 2016, to reach zero traffic fatalities by 2025; WHEREAS, the Texas Transportation Commission has set a goal of zero traffic fatalities by 2050 and cutting deaths in half by 2035; WHEREAS, Cap Metro’s transit service currently releases passengers near I-35 frontage roads, leaving them to make east-west connections across IH-35 or along the frontage road via whatever means of transport they have available, most often by foot or bicycle; WHEREAS, the City’s 2014 Bicycle Master Plan envisions a core network of safe facilities suitable for people of all ages and abilities, and approximately three-quarters of the streets that cross this project corridor have been identified as being in the Bicycle Priority Network; EQUITY: WHEREAS, the original siting and construction of I-35 through Austin was a directed, intentional project to physically enforce racial segregation; WHEREAS, the City, County, TXDOT, and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization have an obligation to consider past inequities and disproportionate impacts of project alternatives and mitigate negative impacts through equitable planning processes and outcomes; WHEREAS, a depressed, below-grade highway with a lid designed to support human-scaled activity offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to physically reconnect East Austin in a direct effort to partially mitigate the negative impacts of decades of structural racism and inequitable highway and city-planning projects; …

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Item 2B 12.17.20 River Street Part 3 (intro) original pdf

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M E M O R A N D U M Kaycie Alexander, Urban Transportation Commission and Mobility Committee Liaison, Stephany Roy, Senior Property Agent, Land Management Development Services Department TO: FROM: DATE: November 5, 2020 SUBJECT: F#10285-2006, 10286-2006 and 10287-2006 Partial Aerial Right-of-Way Vacation Applications for 60 East Avenue, 61 Rainey Street, and 69 Rainey Street Attached are the departmental comments and other information pertinent to the three joint referenced right of way vacations. The area being requested for vacation will be used for Mixed use high-rise with ground floor pedestrian oriented uses (retail) outdoor seating and multi-family housing. Buildings to span over the alley above 18'. All affected departments and private utility franchise holders have reviewed this request and recommend approval subject to the following conditions: AT&T (SWBT) – Only applies to F#10285-2006 • Approved contingent on the stipulation all AT&T facilities have been removed from said aerial ROW. • Approved contingent upon 1. A public access easement will be provided for an additional 3 feet of width on each side of the alley - 6 feet in total. 2. The aerial vacation will be 20 feet in height at the building face and will transition down to 18 feet at the lowest point. • Approved contingent upon retention of a public utility easement to cover aerial utility lines. Once the lines/poles are relocated/removed, the PUE can be vacated. Be advised that poles will not be removed until all utilities have been removed from them. If there are comms located on the poles in this area, applicant should begin conversations now with comm companies regarding relocations. Continue to work with Rudy Vela at Austin Energy regarding relocation of electric facilities. Google Fiber – Only applies to F#10285-2006 • Approved contingent upon any relocations and with the understanding that an alternate underground pathway will be provided for the relocation of our existing aerial fiber optics cables. All expenses will be the responsibility of the Developer. • Approved contingent upon full reimbursement for the cost of constructions if Grande Communications Grande will need to relocate. PARD / Planning and Design Review • Approved contingent upon “See comment document”. ATD Electric Time Warner Cable / Charter Urban Design Review • Approved contingent upon any relocations and/or adjustments of Charter/Spectrum facilities will be paid for by the applicant/developer/owner. • Approved contingent upon the vacation retain connectivity and public access per Transportation requirements. The …

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Item 2B12.17.20 River Street Presentation original pdf

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River Street Residences Partial Alley Vacation Urban Transportation Commission December 8, 2020 1 Project Facts 505,409 total square feet Residential: 406,815 square feet / 409 units Retail: 1,500 square feet 2 Property Facts Address: 61-69 Rainey Street, 60 East Avenue Lot Size: 0.541 acres / 23,579 square feet Entitled FAR: 8:1* Proposed FAR: 21.43:1 Entitled Height: unlimited Proposed Height: 569 feet / 48 floors *8:1 FAR achievable with compliance with Waterfront Overlay Rainey Street subdistrict affordable housing provision requirements. 4 Community Benefits 1. On-site Affordable Housing: a. 7,593.37 square feet (Rainey District Requirement) b. 7,586.2 square feet (on-site provision above 15:1) 15,179.57 square feet (Total)* 2. Fee-In-Lieu a. $825,265.00 (8:1 to 15:1 FAR) b. $379,310.00 (15:1 to 21.43:1 FAR) $1,204,575.00 fee-in-lieu (Total)* *Figures subject to confirmation from NHCD 5 6 7 8 Summary of Improvements 1. Alley to be widened from 16.5 feet to 26 feet 2. Public sidewalk easements granted on both sides 3. Alley to be paved 4. Overhead utilities will be buried The above improvements allow for a safer and more functional alley 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

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20201216-02A: I-35 Recommendation original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION U rban Transportation Commission Recommendation Number 20201216-02A: [I-35 Capital Express Scoping] CLIMATE: WHEREAS, the City of Austin faces a Climate Catastrophe if we do not act in a concerted way to fundamentally change how we plan our cities, prioritize money and resources away from fossil-fuel vehicles and continued highway construction and toward Active Transportation, such as biking, walking, rolling, and other climate-friendly micro-mobility options, and High-Capacity Transit; WHEREAS, the Austin Strategic Mobility plan calls for Austin to reach a goal of 50% of Austinites commuting by walking, biking, transit, or any other non-drive-alone mode by 2039, from today’s current 24% of Austinites using non-drive-alone modes; WHEREAS, the City of Austin can strengthen its efforts to reduce carbon emissions, improve air quality and its citizens’ health by building a more equitable high-capacity transit network; SAFETY: WHEREAS, people walking, biking and using micro-mobility devices have been killed or seriously injured on or along Interstate Highway 35 (I-35) in Austin, disproportionately affecting people of color, individuals experiencing homelessness, and other marginalized communities; WHEREAS, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan further reaffirms the Vision Zero goal the City of Austin set in 2016, to reach zero traffic fatalities by 2025; WHEREAS, the Texas Transportation Commission has set a goal of zero traffic fatalities by 2050 and cutting deaths in half by 2035; WHEREAS, Cap Metro’s transit service currently releases passengers near I-35 frontage roads, leaving them to make east-west connections across IH-35 or along the frontage road via whatever means of transport they have available, most often by foot or bicycle; WHEREAS, the City’s 2014 Bicycle Master Plan envisions a core network of safe facilities suitable for people of all ages and abilities, and approximately three-quarters of the streets that cross this project corridor have been identified as being in the Bicycle Priority Network; EQUITY: WHEREAS, the original siting and construction of I-35 through Austin was a directed, intentional project to physically enforce racial segregation; WHEREAS, the City, County, TXDOT, and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization have an obligation to consider past inequities and disproportionate impacts of project alternatives and mitigate negative impacts through equitable planning processes and outcomes; WHEREAS, a depressed, below-grade highway with a lid designed to support human-scaled activity offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to physically reconnect East Austin in a direct effort to partially mitigate the negative impacts of decades of structural racism and inequitable highway and city-planning projects; …

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Dec. 8, 2020

Agenda original pdf

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Versión en español a continuación. Regular Meeting of the Urban Transportation Commission December 8, 2020 Urban Transportation Commission to be held 12/8/20 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Monday December 7 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the December 8, 2020 Urban Transportation Department Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at (512)-974-8796 or kaycie.alexander@austintexas.gov no later than noon, November 8. The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to kaycie.alexander@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del Urban Transportation Commission Fecha de la reunion December 8, 2020 La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social. Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (December 7 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión.Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en (512) 974 8796 or kaycie.alexander@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de teléfono o dirección de correo electrónico. • Una vez que se haya llamado o enviado por correo electrónico una solicitud para hablar al enlace de la junta, los residentes recibirán …

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Item 2A Samsung Blvd Presentation original pdf

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DRAFT Samsung Boulevard Right-of-Way Vacation Briefing Urban Transportation Commission December 8, 2020 Austin Transportation Department Overview • COA departments have reviewed Samsung’s two applications to vacate the street ROW of Samsung Blvd • We are asking for UTC to recommend approval • We are taking the requests to Council for approval in January • Samsung will relocate Samsung Blvd and reconstruct it as a portion of the parallel regional Arterial A facility • Approvals are contingent on public utility and access easements being retained until Arterial A is dedicated, constructed, and accepted • COA departments support the requests if existing utilities are left in place until moved at the applicant’s expense DRAFT 2 Overview • COA is designing and constructing the extension of Braker Ln from its terminus to Arterial A • Road projects in the Samsung area will expand the transportation network consistent with the adopted ASMP • Projects will benefit Samsung as a major trip generator and the surrounding residential uses lacking an existing grid network 3 DRAFT Samsung Area Projects Approximate property holding - Samsung Future MoKan TXDOT Rezoning to LI-PDA West of Samsung Blvd C14-2020-0118 4 Braker Lane Extension Under Design by PWD To be Constructed by City Braker Lane Extension To be Designed and constructed by Samsung as Braker Lane Existing Samsung Blvd To be Vacated Rezoning to LI-PDA East of Samsung Blvd C14-2020-0117 Arterial A Extension To be Designed and constructed by Samsung as Samsung Blvd. DRAFT Braker Lane Extension Travis County Designing Construction Date TBD Questions Rob Spillar, Director Austin Transportation Department rob.spillar@austintexas.gov (512) 974-2488 Richard Mendoza, Director Public Works Department richardv.mendoza@austintexas.gov (512) 974-7190 5

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Item 2A Updated version of Samsung blvd presentation original pdf

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Samsung Boulevard Right-of-Way Vacation Briefing Urban Transportation Commission December 8, 2020 Austin Transportation Department Overview • COA departments have reviewed Samsung’s two applications to vacate the street ROW of Samsung Blvd • We are asking for UTC to recommend approval • We are taking the requests to Council for approval in January • Samsung will relocate Samsung Blvd and reconstruct it as a portion of the future parallel regional Arterial A facility • Approvals are contingent on public utility and access easements being retained until the new Samsung Blvd designed to serve as Arterial A, is dedicated, constructed, and accepted • COA departments support the requests if existing utilities are left in place until moved at the applicant’s expense 2 Overview • COA is designing and constructing the extension of Braker Ln from its terminus to the location of new Samsung Blvd (future Arterial A) • Road projects in the Samsung area will expand the transportation network consistent with the adopted ASMP • Projects will benefit Samsung as a major trip generator and the surrounding residential uses lacking an existing grid network 3 Samsung Area Projects Approximate property holding - Samsung Future MoKan TXDOT Rezoning to LI-PDA West of Samsung Blvd C14-2020-0118 4 Braker Lane Extension Under Design by PWD To be Constructed by City Braker Lane Extension To be Designed and constructed by Samsung as Braker Lane Existing Samsung Blvd To be Vacated Rezoning to LI-PDA East of Samsung Blvd C14-2020-0117 Arterial A Extension To be Designed and constructed by Samsung as Samsung Blvd. (consistent with Arterial A design requirements Braker Lane Extension Travis County Designing Construction Date TBD Questions Rob Spillar, Director Austin Transportation Department rob.spillar@austintexas.gov (512) 974-2488 Richard Mendoza, Director Public Works Department richardv.mendoza@austintexas.gov (512) 974-7190 5

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Item 2B Draft I-35 Recommendation original pdf

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Pedestrian Advisory Council (PAC) Recommendation: Active Mobility Recommendations for Texas Department of Transportation IH‐35 Capital Express Project WHEREAS, the Pedestrian Advisory Council (PAC) advises the City of Austin on pedestrian planning, policy, design, funding, education, and enforcement efforts regarding the creation, maintenance, and operation of pedestrian facilities in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable circulation for both commuting and recreation within the City of Austin; WHEREAS, the purpose of the Bicycle Advisory Council (BAC) is to advise the City of Austin and other jurisdictions on all matters relating to the use of the bicycle, bicycle infrastructure, and individuals of all ages and abilities who utilize bicycles; WHEREAS, the City’s 2014 Bicycle Master Plan envisions a core network of safe facilities suitable for people of all ages and abilities, and approximately three‐quarters of the streets that cross this project corridor have been identified as being in the Bicycle Priority Network; WHEREAS, the City’s Sidewalk / ADA Transition Plan accounts for missing and broken sidewalks citywide, including significant very high priority missing and broken sidewalks along the project corridor and TXDOT has adopted a renewed focus on sidewalks and building an inclusive, accessible transportation system for all users; WHEREAS, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP) calls for a reduction in the percentage of single occupancy trips to 50% by 2039; WHEREAS, the High‐Injury Network (HIN) identifies streets in Austin that are under City of Austin jurisdiction that has a relatively high number of serious injuries and fatal crashes, and 12 of the streets which cross this project corridor are included therein; WHEREAS, the City’s Vision Zero Plan calls for intersection improvements, raised crosswalks, signal upgrades, design modifications to major streets and other measures aimed at ending the needless deaths and injuries occurring on Austin roads every year; WHEREAS, a significant number of people who were walking or riding bicycles or micromobility devices have been killed or seriously injured on or along Interstate Highway 35 (I‐35) in Austin; WHEREAS, the impact of these serious injuries and fatalities have been inequitable, disproportionately affecting people of color, individuals experiencing homelessness, and other marginalized communities; WHEREAS, Cap Metro’s transit service currently releases passengers near I‐35 frontage roads, leaving them to make east‐west connections across IH‐35 or along the frontage road via whatever means of transport they have available, most often by foot or bicycle; WHEREAS, the Purpose and Need document of the TxDOT I‐35 Capital …

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Item 2B I-35 Presentation original pdf

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I-35 Capital Express Scoping Overview Austin Transportation Department Presentation to Urban Transportation Department 12/2/2020 I-35 Capital Express Project Overview • I-35 EIS Timeline and Scoping Considerations • TxDOT Design Alternatives • City of Austin Goals – Participating Agency • Timeline and Needs for Scoping Deliverables • Questions 12/7/2020 2 Blue highlighted graphics are reprinted from the TxDOT I-35 Capital Express Scoping documents. Mobility35 Program Three stand-alone projects from SH 45 North to SH 45 SE — North, Central and South. – North and South projects Construction ~ 2022 – I-35 Capital Express Central project Construction ~ 2025 12/7/2020 3 I-35 Capital Express Plans Project: • Add two, non-tolled managed lanes (HOV) in each direction along I-35 from US 290 East to SH 71/Ben White Blvd. • Flyovers at I-35 and US 290 E • Various operational and safety enhancements, enhancing bicycle and pedestrian paths. Project Limits: • I-35 from US 290 East to US 290 West/SH 71, approx. 8 mile Project Cost: $4.9 Freeway Lids: Scoping Timeframe: Nov 12 – Dec. 12, 2020 • TxDOT has indicated that lidding is a project “betterment” or a separate project that could be funded locally • Freeway structural consideration for future lids are being considered for inclusion in the base design of the I-35 project • Lids are not included in the current NEPA process 12/7/20 20 2 Environmental Impact Statement -Scoping Process will evaluate impacts to the human and natural environment, including: WATER AIR QUALITY TRAFFIC NOISE COMMUNITY VEGETATION & RESOURCES IMPACTS WILDLIFE THREATENED & ENDANGERED INDIRECT & CUMULATIVE HISTORICAL & ARCHEOLOGICAL SPECIES IMPACTS RESOURCES HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SITES LAND USE & PARKLAND 12/7/2020 4 I-35 EIS Project Timeframe 12/7/2020 6 I-35 Capital Express “Purpose & Need” • The proposed project is needed to improve I-35 between US 290 East and US 290 West/SH 71 to meet current design standards and current and future travel demand. The existing roadway does not meet current federal and state design standards, which has resulted in operational deficiencies and longer travel times for all users, including emergency response vehicles and transit, particularly during peak hours. The proposed project is also needed to improve bicycle and pedestrian paths within the project limits. • The purpose of the proposed project is to improve this critical regional, national, and international thoroughfare by enhancing safety, managing congestion, improving operational efficiency, and creating a more dependable and consistent route for the traveling …

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Item 2B Somers Draft I-35 Recommendation original pdf

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COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Urban Transportation Commission Recommendation Number #20201208‐02B I‐35 Capital Express Central Project WHEREAS, the TxDOT I‐35 Capital Express Central Project proposes to add two non‐tolled managed lanes in each direction to I‐35 through central Austin, between US 290 East and SH 71/Ben White Boulevard, growing to 20 total lanes in some segments of the highway; WHEREAS, the original siting and construction of I‐35 through Austin was a directed, intentional project to physically enforce racial segregation; WHEREAS, the Austin Strategic Mobility plan calls for Austin to reach a goal of 50% of Austinites commuting by walking, biking, transit, or any other non‐drive‐alone mode by 2039, from today’s current 24% of Austinites using non‐drive‐alone modes; WHEREAS, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan further reaffirms the Vision Zero goal the City of Austin set in 2016, to reach zero traffic fatalities by 2025; WHEREAS, the Texas Transportation Commission has set a goal of zero traffic fatalities by 2050 and cutting deaths in half by 2035; WHEREAS, our current climate crisis calls for us to make changes to the way we live and plan our cities and our pattern of continued highway construction is neither safe nor sustainable, given the contributions of automobiles to climate change; WHEREAS, in November 2020 Austin voters passed a Project Connect tax district which will fund and construct a generational, comprehensive portfolio of transit projects; WHEREAS, the Orange Line light rail corridor included in Project Connect essentially runs parallel to I‐35, while also taking people more directly to their homes, jobs, and a variety of safe, walkable destinations; WHEREAS, the Orange Line light rail corridor can therefore serve as a better alternative for I‐35 commuters , particularly if the delivery of later phases of the project (such as the northern segment to Tech Ridge Park and Ride) are accelerated by additional funding; WHEREAS, average daily traffic on I‐35 from 2015‐2019 was relatively flat during a time of population and job growth, while TxDOT predicts dramatic increases in traffic demand on the corridor; WHEREAS, the City’s 2014 Bicycle Master Plan envisions a core network of safe facilities suitable for people of all ages and abilities, and approximately three‐quarters of the streets that cross this project corridor have been identified as being in the Bicycle Priority Network; WHEREAS, the City’s Sidewalk / ADA Transition Plan accounts for missing and broken sidewalks citywide, including significant very high priority missing and broken sidewalks …

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Item 2C River Street Presentation Kate original pdf

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River Street Residences Partial Alley Vacation Urban Transportation Commission December 8, 2020 1 Project Facts 505,409 total square feet Residential: 406,815 square feet / 409 units Retail: 1,500 square feet 2 Property Facts Address: 61-69 Rainey Street, 60 East Avenue Lot Size: 0.541 acres / 23,579 square feet Entitled FAR: 8:1* Proposed FAR: 21.43:1 Entitled Height: unlimited Proposed Height: 569 feet / 48 floors *8:1 FAR achievable with compliance with Waterfront Overlay Rainey Street subdistrict affordable housing provision requirements. 4 Community Benefits 1. On-site Affordable Housing: a. 7,593.37 square feet (Rainey District Requirement) b. 7,586.2 square feet (on-site provision above 15:1) 15,179.57 square feet (Total)* 2. Fee-In-Lieu a. $825,265.00 (8:1 to 15:1 FAR) b. $379,310.00 (15:1 to 21.43:1 FAR) $1,204,575.00 fee-in-lieu (Total)* *Figures subject to confirmation from NHCD 5 6 7 8 Summary of Improvements 1. Alley to be widened from 16.5 feet to 26 feet 2. Public sidewalk easements granted on both sides 3. Alley to be paved 4. Overhead utilities will be buried The above improvements allow for a safer and more functional alley 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

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Item 2C River Street Pt. 1 original pdf

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SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT RIVER STREET HOTEL & HOMES 60 EAST AVE, AUSTIN, TX 78701 N SP-2019-0465C 01 18 25-5 10-21-2019 112 JEREMY SALTILA CBD Final plat must be recorded by the Project Expiration Date, if applicable. Subsequent Site Plans which do not comply with the Code current at the time of filing, and all required Building Permits and/or a notice of construction (if a Building permit is not required), must also be approved prior to the Project Expiration Date. □ □ · · · · · · · · · ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ⅓ TEMPORARY VEGETATIVE STABILIZATION: PERMANENT VEGETATIVE STABILIZATION: 10. 11. · · · SP-2019-0465C 02 18 25-5 10-21-2019 112 JEREMY SALTILA CBD Final plat must be recorded by the Project Expiration Date, if applicable. Subsequent Site Plans which do not comply with the Code current at the time of filing, and all required Building Permits and/or a notice of construction (if a Building permit is not required), must also be approved prior to the Project Expiration Date. GENERAL NOTES ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUECY OF THESE PLANS REMAINS WITH THE ENGINEER. APPROVAL OF THESE PLANS BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN DOES NOT REMOVE THESE RESPONSIBILITIES. REVIEWED BY AUSTIN WATER APPLIES ONLY TO FACILITIES WITHIN PUBLIC STREETS OR PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENTS. ALL OTHER WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES INSIDE PRIVATE PROPERTY ARE UNDER THE JURISDICATION OF BUILDING INSPECTIONS. Use of Electronic Files General Disclaimer: Use of the attached files in any manner indicates your acceptance of terms and conditions as set forth below. If you do not agree to all of the terms and conditions, please contact Austin Water pipeline engineering, project coordinator prior to use of the referenced information. Please be advised that the attached files are in a format that can be altered by the user. Due to this fact, any reuse of the data will be at the user's sole risk without liability or legal exposure to The City of Austin and user shall indemnify and hold harmless The City of Austin from all claims, damages, losses and expenses including attorney's fees arising out of or resulting from using the digital file. In addition, it is the responsibility of the user to compare all data with the PDF version of this drawing. In the event there is a conflict between the PDF version drawing and the electronic file, the PDF version …

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Item 2C River Street Pt. 2 original pdf

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UNPAVED HEAVY DUTY FRAME AND LID SPL WW-622 TOP FLUSH WITH FINISHED GRADE PAVED* No. 5 BARS AT MID-DEPTH TYP. 2" TO 4" 18" TYP. 0.5" x 5" REDWOOD CONTROL JOINT TYP. 5" CONCRETE PAVEMENT (1) CLOSED PICKHOLE 4" SHARP FACE 1 1 GOTHIC L # E D O M O. D N O R P R X Y / Y A O / D M B 5 3 L 8 C 4 M A T S A SEWER TOP VIEW GRASS OR EXIST. SURFACE 1 1 16" 11 13 16" DIA. 1 1 8" 1 3 8" 6" PVC THREADED CAP COMPACTED NATURAL GROUND 6" PVC PIPE 6" PVC ADAPTER COMPACTED NATURAL GROUND 3 4" 2" SECTION 5 8" - 11 x 3" LG S.S. HEX BOLT (1 REQ'D) 5 8" S.S. FLAT WASHER AND RUBBER WASHER 5/8" HEX S.S. NYLOCK NUT BRONZE LOCK LUG (1 REQ'D) 5/8" HEX S.S. JAM NUT CLEAN-OUT LID 3 4" PICKHOLE DETAIL 13 3 16" DIA. 12" DIA. 10 5 8" DIA. 1 1 8" SUBGRADE 3" MIN. " 9 3 4" x 1.5' SMOOTH DOWELS 2 ON EACH SIDE, EQUALLY SPACED. GREASE ONE END. ALL DOWELS TO BE INSTALLED STRAIGHT AND LEVEL. ℄ * CLEAN-OUTS MAY NOT BE PLACED IN PAVED AREAS - I.E. SIDEWALKS, DRIVEWAYS, OR PARKING LOTS, AND MUST BE LOCATED A MINIMUM OF 6" FROM ALL PAVED AREAS. BOTTOM VIEW PAVEMENT CURB & GUTTER THE AREA THREE FEET (3') AROUND THE FIRE HYDRANT SHALL BE CLEAR OF ALL OBSTRUCTIONS GREATER THAN SIX INCHES (6") ABOVE FINAL GRADE. FIRE HYDRANT TO BE SET PLUMB 18" MIN. FACE OF CURB TO STEAMER NOZZLE COMPACTED BASE 6" GATE VALVE AND CASTING SEE STD. DETAIL 511-AW-01 SEE CONNECTION OPTIONS BELOW " 8 1 H T P E D Y R U B . X A M ' 5 - . I N M ' 4 6" DI CLASS 350 OR C900 PVC PIPE (TYP.) SEE INSTALLATION TYPES 2" MIN. 8" MAX. GROUNDLINE GROOVE SEE NOTE 2 GRAVEL DRAIN SEE NOTE 4 . I N M " 4 2 . I N M " 2 1 RESTRAINED JOINTS (TYP.) SEE NOTE 3 WATER MAIN THRUST BLOCKING REQUIRED FOR PIPE SIZE AND SOIL CONDITION 12"x12''x4" CONCRETE BLOCK, CLASS A 24" MIN. CONNECTION TO MAIN SIDE VIEW 6" FLG. TEE 6" SWIVEL TEE (F.H. TEE) MJxMJ ADAPTER SPL WW-27B 6" MJ TEE NOTES: 1. SUB-GRADE SHALL …

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Item 2C River Street Pt. 3 original pdf

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M E M O R A N D U M Kaycie Alexander, Urban Transportation Commission and Mobility Committee Liaison, Stephany Roy, Senior Property Agent, Land Management Development Services Department TO: FROM: DATE: November 5, 2020 SUBJECT: F#10285-2006, 10286-2006 and 10287-2006 Partial Aerial Right-of-Way Vacation Applications for 60 East Avenue, 61 Rainey Street, and 69 Rainey Street Attached are the departmental comments and other information pertinent to the three joint referenced right of way vacations. The area being requested for vacation will be used for Mixed use high-rise with ground floor pedestrian oriented uses (retail) outdoor seating and multi-family housing. Buildings to span over the alley above 18'. All affected departments and private utility franchise holders have reviewed this request and recommend approval subject to the following conditions: AT&T (SWBT) – Only applies to F#10285-2006 • Approved contingent on the stipulation all AT&T facilities have been removed from said aerial ROW. • Approved contingent upon 1. A public access easement will be provided for an additional 3 feet of width on each side of the alley - 6 feet in total. 2. The aerial vacation will be 20 feet in height at the building face and will transition down to 18 feet at the lowest point. • Approved contingent upon retention of a public utility easement to cover aerial utility lines. Once the lines/poles are relocated/removed, the PUE can be vacated. Be advised that poles will not be removed until all utilities have been removed from them. If there are comms located on the poles in this area, applicant should begin conversations now with comm companies regarding relocations. Continue to work with Rudy Vela at Austin Energy regarding relocation of electric facilities. Google Fiber – Only applies to F#10285-2006 • Approved contingent upon any relocations and with the understanding that an alternate underground pathway will be provided for the relocation of our existing aerial fiber optics cables. All expenses will be the responsibility of the Developer. • Approved contingent upon full reimbursement for the cost of constructions if Grande Communications Grande will need to relocate. PARD / Planning and Design Review • Approved contingent upon “See comment document”. ATD Electric Time Warner Cable / Charter Urban Design Review • Approved contingent upon any relocations and/or adjustments of Charter/Spectrum facilities will be paid for by the applicant/developer/owner. • Approved contingent upon the vacation retain connectivity and public access per Transportation requirements. The …

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Item 2D TCM Draft Recommendation original pdf

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COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Urban Transportation Commission Recommendation Number #20201208‐02D Draft Transportation Criteria Manual WHEREAS, the City approved an updated city‐wide transportation plan in 2019, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP), that expands the vision of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan into actionable mobility‐related goals and objectives to guide Austin’s near‐ and long‐term transportation investments; and, WHEREAS, the foremost goals of the ASMP are improving safety on our transportation network and significantly changing the City’s work commute mode split to be less reliant on single‐occupancy vehicle trips; and, WHEREAS, the Central Texas region is anticipated to double its population and add two million residents in the next 20 years; and, WHEREAS, the Transportation Criteria Manual defines the design requirements for transportation infrastructure within the City of Austin (City) and its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ), when adopted by the applicable jurisdiction, including Travis County and Williamson County; and, WHEREAS, the City has revamped its transportation review guidelines for new development and is considering adopting a Street Impact Fee Program to impart a one‐time charge to new developments to contribute to capital improvement projects and roadway expansions as designated in the ASMP; and, WHEREAS, the City intends to look at managing transportation demand with respect to vehicle travel as much as providing additional supply; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Urban Transportation Commission recommends that, in order to meet the goals listed in the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, set an example for best practices in transportation, and to strive to meet voters’ desires as shown by the passage of Proposition A and Proposition B in 2020, the City should: 1. Remove the requirement for transportation review related to new development to be conducted by a licensed Professional Engineer since American Institute of Certified Planners are permitted to aid with Transportation Demand Management plans and have important perspectives and many have appropriate skill sets to conduct full Transportation Impact Analyses. 2. Include no travel lanes with a recommended/required design width of more than 12 feet. 3. Modify Section 10.4 TIA to include guidelines for analysis and not be in a separate administrative document (Please see UTC Recommendations 2018‐0416A, 20190318‐04C, 20191101‐02A, and 20200710‐02A for previous recommendations regarding transportation impact analysis processes). 4. Clearly identify the Impact Analysis/Comprehensive Transportation Review/Transportation Demand Management requirements, b) Rough Proportionality, interplay between the a) Transportation 1 and c) Street Impact Fee program should be clear within the Transportation Criteria Manual such …

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Item 2D TCM Presentation original pdf

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Urban Transportation Commission Transportation Criteria Manual Update December 8, 2020 Meeting 1 AUSTIN TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT TCM Update Overview The criteria presented in the updated Transportation Criteria Manual provide a foundation or starting point for engineering design decisions. The criteria presented in the manual are based largely upon the standards, guidelines and policies set forth by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation (AASHTO), National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Summary of Significant Changes: • Prioritized safety for sustainable modes of travel (peds, bikes, etc.) • Modernized criteria to be in line with current local & national best practices • Introduced flexible design to account for existing conditions • Updated criteria for analysis of development transportation impacts 2 TransportationCM@austintexas.gov @austinmobility facebook.com/ATXTransportation AUSTIN TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT Project Timeline 2018-2020 2020 November 2020 Early 2021 Spring 2021 We Are Here Internal & External Input and Review Internal and External Input & Review Internal Draft Refinement Public Concurrence (Comment Period) Final Document Refinement Formal Rules Posting Process (Training Materials post-adoption) 3 TransportationCM@austintexas.gov @austinmobility facebook.com/ATXTransportation AUSTIN TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT Updated TCM Table of Contents • Section 1: What is the TCM, Vision, and Goals • Section 2: Street Cross Sections • Section 3: Design Criteria • Section 4: Pedestrian Zone • Section 5: Bikeways and Urban Trails • Section 6: Transit • Section 7: Driveways • Section 8: Temporary Traffic Control • Section 9: Parking and Loading • Section 10: Comprehensive Transportation Review • Section 11: Offsets and Rails • Section 12: Small Cell Facilities in the ROW • Section 13: Structures in the Right-of-Way 4 TransportationCM@austintexas.gov @austinmobility facebook.com/ATXTransportation AUSTIN TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT Sample Content: Figures & Tables High conflict density High conflict density Low conflict density Low conflict density High activity Low activity High activity Low activity Street Context Street Level Level 0 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 1 20 mph or lower 10 mph 20-25 mph 25-30 mph 30-35 mph 10 mph 20 mph 25 mph 30 mph 35 mph 10 mph 20 mph 25 mph 30 mph 35 mph 10 mph 20-25 mph 25-30 mph 30-35 mph 35-40 mph 5 TransportationCM@austintexas.gov @austinmobility facebook.com/ATXTransportation AUSTIN TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT SpeakUp Austin Website What’s on the project website? • Full Draft Document PDF • Videos with brief overview of content • Comment Boxes per Section Videos 6 TransportationCM@austintexas.gov @austinmobility facebook.com/ATXTransportation AUSTIN TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK! • …

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Item 2E 2021 Meeting Calendar original pdf

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2021 UTC Meeting Calendar • January 12, 5pm • February 9, 5pm • March 9, 5pm • April 13, 5pm • May 11, 5pm • June 8, 5pm • July 13, 5pm • August 10, 5pm • September 14, 5pm • October 12, 5pm • November 9, 5pm • December 14, 5pm

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20201208-02D: Transportation Criteria Manual original pdf

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COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION Urban Transportation Commission Recommendation Number #20201208-02D Draft Transportation Criteria Manual WHEREAS, the City approved an updated city-wide transportation plan in 2019, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP), that expands the vision of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan into actionable mobility-related goals and objectives to guide Austin’s near- and long-term transportation investments; and, WHEREAS, the foremost goals of the ASMP are improving safety on our transportation network and significantly changing the City’s work commute mode split to be less reliant on single- occupancy vehicle trips; and, WHEREAS, the Central Texas region is anticipated to double its population and add two million residents in the next 20 years; and, WHEREAS, the Transportation Criteria Manual defines the design requirements for transportation infrastructure within the City of Austin (City) and its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ), when adopted by the applicable jurisdiction, including Travis County and Williamson County; and, WHEREAS, the City has revamped its transportation review guidelines for new development and is considering adopting a Street Impact Fee Program to impart a one-time charge to new developments to contribute to capital improvement projects and roadway expansions as designated in the ASMP; and, WHEREAS, the City intends to look at managing transportation demand with respect to vehicle travel as much as providing additional supply; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Urban Transportation Commission recommends that, in order to meet the goals listed in the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, set an example for best practices in transportation, and to strive to meet voters’ desires as shown by the passage of Proposition A and Proposition B in 2020, the City should: 1. Remove the requirement for transportation review related to new development to be conducted by a licensed Professional Engineer since American Institute of Certified Planners are permitted to aid with Transportation Demand Management plans and have important perspectives and many have appropriate skill sets to conduct full Transportation Impact Analyses. 2. Include no travel lanes with a recommended/required design width of more than 12 feet. 3. Modify Section 10.4 TIA to include guidelines for analysis and not be in a separate administrative document (Please see UTC Recommendations 2018-0416A, 20190318-04C, 20191101-02A, and 20200710-02A regarding transportation impact analysis processes). recommendations for previous 4. Clearly the identify interplay Impact Analysis/Comprehensive Transportation Review/Transportation Demand Management requirements, b) Rough Proportionality, and c) Street Impact Fee program should be clear within the Transportation Criteria Manual such that the Comprehensive Transportation …

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UTC 12.8.20 Meeting Link original link

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