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Our priority is the public health and safety of downtown residents, employees and visitors. We’re working to keep the downtown community safe, informed and connected. We’re maintaining a list of updates and resources to keep you up-to-date on critical news and help you navigate this challenging time. Visit our COVID-19 page and follow us on social media for frequent updates on COVID-19 in Austin.

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A New Future for I-35

As TxDOT considers lowering the immense highway that has divided our community for decades, we can create a shared vision that builds on this investment to ensure the best outcomes for all Austinites.

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Writing on the Walls

Writing on the Walls is an annual series of collaborative public art installations and events. At the inaugural event in March 2020, local, national, and international artists simultaneously created two new landmarks in downtown Austin.

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Cypress & Shoal Creek Public Space Strategy

Cypress & Shoal Creek sits at the gateway to an array of critical community resources and major public investments such as the Central Library, the Seaholm Power Plant redevelopment, and the Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail. Making it easier and safer to navigate this area and enhancing multimodal access is fundamental to ensuring that all Austinites can use these resources.

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Emerging Projects

Discover prominent projects in planning or under construction in and around downtown Austin.

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Homelessness Initiatives

The Downtown Austin Alliance is committed to understanding and improving the lives of those experiencing homelessness. We broadly address their needs and work to mitigate the negative impacts of homelessness for people who live, work and visit downtown.

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We want people to want to shop, play, eat, drink and do business downtown. That’s why the majority of our annual budget goes towards services that help keep downtown clean and safe.

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About Us

We protect and promote Austin’s downtown through full-time advocacy, strategic initiatives and thoughtful planning.

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