As the central spine of downtown Austin and the connection between Lady Bird Lake and the Texas State Capitol, Congress Avenue is arguably Austin’s most prominent street. Despite this, the Avenue lacks the vitality and identity of a great people-centric place. The goal of this effort is to develop an urban design and implementation strategy that results in a human-centric, multi-functional complete street with a clear and attractive identity.
Imagine Austin is our city’s comprehensive plan for the future. Fueled by ideas and contributions from the Austin community, this 30-year plan for the city is based on Austin's greatest asset is its people: passionate about our city, committed to its improvement, and determined to see this vision become a reality.
Imagine Austin is our plan for the future. The citywide comprehensive plan defines where Austin is today and where the community wants it to go.
Plans, Regulations, and Special Projects
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North Shoal Creek Contact Team Bylaws Adoption & Officer Election Meeting
The South Central Waterfront Initiative promotes a vision and a set of recommendations, tools, and programs to guide redevelopment for this area over the next 20 years. The goal is to ensure that, as the area inevitably changes, every increment of change will contribute to making a great new district that:
Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is an intentional mixing of land use and transit through the creation of compact, walkable, mixed-use communities within walking distance of a transit stop or station.