Sign our petition to urge TxDOT to consider community alternatives for I-35

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I-35 is one of Austin’s biggest physical and safety barriers to bicycling and walking and encourages auto-dependency, as well as being a quality of life and environmental nightmare. And yet, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) wants to worsen the problem by widening I-35 from 12 to 20+ lanes, even though highway expansions only encourage more driving until congestion gets as bad or worse than before.

The community alternatives for I-35 through Austin – including Reconnect Austin, Rethink35, and the Urban Land Institute’s cap and stitch – offer real solutions, including big walking and bicycle upgrades, and should receive full transportation, economic, environmental, quality of life, and equity reviews.

Sign Walk Austin’s I-35 Community Alternatives petition now and insist that TxDOT takes these alternatives seriously.

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