Pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements continue on several South Austin corridors

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Pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements on St. Elmo Road, Redd Street and Pack Saddle Pass
The Austin Transportation Department has installed a new shared-use pathway and bicycle lanes along (A) St. Elmo Road between Mt. Vernon Drive and South First Street as well as on (B) Redd Street at Manchaca Road to improve east-west bicycle connectivity and provide safe routes to school for both St. Elmo and Joslin elementary school students. Upcoming work includes completing sidewalk gaps on (C) Pack Saddle Pass near Redd as well as shortening and improving the visibility of pedestrian crossings on Redd and St. Elmo.

Timeline: summer 2017-TBD
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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