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We touch every aspect of downtown Austin—from projects to planning, collaboration to legislation. Read about our efforts to address homelessness, to build a walkable urban greenbelt, to host events that reflect the spirit of our amazing city, and more.

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Art City Austin Celebrates Its 69th Year!

Art Alliance Austin transformed the square into an immersive experience, showcasing Austin's creative spirit through visual, musical, and culinary arts.

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CapMetro Downtown Station Construction Update

Construction is underway on the new downtown station! As of Sunday, April 7, 4th Street will be closed from Sabine to IH-35 to accommodate work in that area. 

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Job Fair for Tourism & Hospitality Careers on May 2

Looking for a new job? Register today to meet with representatives from local businesses, network and apply for jobs at Visit Austin’s Tourism & Hospitality Career Fair

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Downtown Alliance Vice President of Urban Design on Block 185

Michele Van Hyfte gave her take on the demand for office space downtown and the new trends. She confirmed the increase of balcony, pedestrian, and cyclist-friendly development would be beneficial to downtown

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Affordable Parking Program For Downtown Employees

The Affordable Parking Program is a City of Austin and Downtown Alliance initiative for Austin service and entertainment industry employees who need a more affordable and convenient option for parking downtown.

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Austin #1 in U.S. News’ Best Places to Live Ranking

Austin landed the number one spot on the list for the third year in a row with an overall ranking of 7.6/10 and desirability of 9/10.

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