Last Day Reminder for Holiday Campaign December 2021

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It’s the last day of 2021, and, as you think about those New Year’s resolutions and today’s end-of-year tax deadline, we hope you’ll keep the Red Line Parkway Initiative in mind. 

Remember, all donations made to RLPI by midnight tonight will be matched up to $10,000!

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Three Days Left to Double Your Impact & Help Bring the Red Line Parkway to Life!

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With just a few days left in the year, we wanted to remind you that all donations made to the Red Line Parkway Initiative by Friday, December 31st will be matched up to $10,000!

Our $10,000 match is provided by The Sinclair Black Family Charitable Trust. Sinclair Black is a living legend for advancing initiatives that improve Austinites' experience of public life outside of cars, including Great Streets (e.g. 2nd St. downtown) and Reconnect Austin (a proposed walkable East Avenue above I-35). He would like nothing more than to learn that you've supported the Red Line Parkway Initiative alongside him and his family.

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Donations to Red Line Parkway Initiative Matched through 12/31!

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As we head into the holidays, we hope this email finds each of you preparing for a restful and joyful week ahead. This time of year always reminds us of the importance of community and the beauty of generosity. 

At Red Line Parkway Initiative, we are feeling especially grateful for the friends and partners who stand by us and work with us to drive forward our mission to create the Red Line Parkway. 

As you know, the Red Line Parkway is a 32+ mile trail and linear park that will run from Downtown Austin to Leander, providing much-needed, enjoyable, car-free access to transit, parks, public art, and other urban, suburban, and rural destinations.

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December 2021: Updates & Opportunities from the Red Line Parkway Initiative

We are thankful to have you as part of the Red Line Parkway community. We have a few trail-side updates for you.


 

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We need your help today, Dec. 9th at 5:30pm online: McKalla Station

Does this look safe to you?

Photo of the Downtown Station, showing the bikeway as it

intersects with a crosswalk, plus lots of ice and snow on the ground

Well, of course, we mean to ask if it looks safe aside from the ice and snow!

The Downtown Austin transit station, bikeway, and walkway design (pictured above) was overwhelmingly approved by the Austin Pedestrian Advisory Council and the Bicycle Advisory Council in 2017. It was also approved by Capital Metro staff and represents an improvement over the previous design.

However, Capital Metro is currently proposing to exclude the Red Line Parkway from the McKalla Station area altogether! Their McKalla Station design would multiply the risk to trail and transit users by rerouting the trail along a circuitous and confusing route across several busy driveways.

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Help Austinites Access Transit & Nature this Holiday Season!

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With the holidays upon us, we wanted to take a moment to say thank you for the interest you have shown in our work at Red Line Parkway Initiative.

As you know, our mission is to plan, fund, ensure implementation, and activate the Red Line Parkway, a 32+ mile trail and linear park that will run from Downtown Austin through Cedar Park to Leander. 

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McKalla Station update + GivingTuesday recap

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GivingTuesday Recap
Thank you for an excellent GivingTuesday for the Red Line Parkway! You contributed a total of $1465 across the smorgasbord of giving platforms, which was just shy of our $1500 goal for the day. If you want to help get us over the top, we'll accept!

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November 2021: Updates & Opportunities from the Red Line Parkway Initiative

We're thankful to have you as part of the Red Line Parkway community. We have a few trail-side updates for you.


 

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Join us November 18th for Project Parkway Happy Hour

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Join us in person on Thursday, November 18th at 5:00pm to learn more and show your support for Project Parkway, a campaign to bring Austin's Red Line Parkway to life!

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Call for immediate volunteers to help with contacts research

Are you interested in volunteering for the Red Line Parkway Initiative?

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