Announcing our Parkway to Downtown Series

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Announcing our Parkway to Downtown Series!

Join us for three fun, free opportunities to explore how easy it is to use the Red Line Parkway to get downtown and explore some of the amazing things Downtown Austin has to offer! Tickets are available now for the first event: the Downtown Austin Parks Bike Tour on Saturday, April 23rd at 10am.

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April Newsletter

We are thankful to have you as part of the Red Line Parkway community. We have a few exciting trailside updates for you!


Stay tuned via social media

The best way to get timely updates from the Red Line Parkway Initiative is to follow us on social media. We promptly post input opportunities and news via Twitter and Facebook. You can also follow us via Instagram and LinkedIn.


 

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February 2022 Trailside with the Red Line Parkway Initiative

We are thankful to have you as part of the Red Line Parkway community. We have a few exciting trailside updates for you.


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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 exciting trailside updates for you.


Before we begin talking about this year, let’s recap 2021!

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Current Action Alerts from the Red Line Parkway Initiative

We're sharing a few very timely action alerts below. Your input helps shape and serve the Red Line Parkway as these projects move forward.


 

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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?

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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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