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Rio Grande Reconstruction Project Ribbon Cutting

The Rio Grande ribbon cutting event for Austin’s first “Green Lane Project” is on Monday, April 23rd. The ribbon cutting ceremony is at 3:45pm with the inaugural bike ride on this new cycle track following at 4:30pm. This stretch is part of our Rio Grande adoption though Keep Austin Beautiful.

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27th Annual Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep is KAB’s annual citywide cleanup that takes place all over Austin. In 2011 there were 136 cleanup locations all around Austin (31 zip codes) which collected over 25 tons of trash (from public spaces) and over 45,000 cigarette butts! This year 2012 it is occurring on Saturday, April 14 and we will be […]

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Keeping Austin Beautiful on Nueces and Rio Grande

We are expanding our commitment to keeping major bicycle thoroughfares attractive, accessible, and litter free in Austin through our new two year adoption of Nueces street. The target stretch runs from 5th to MLK (1.0 mile) and is one of two streets that combine to form the Downtown Bike Boulevard. Unlike the LAB underpass adoption, […]

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The Cleaning Continues

We finished our 2nd 2012 clean-up of the Lance Armstrong Bikeway 4th street/I-35 underpass. Gloves, broom, and shovels were brought and the bag of trash was carted away by bike trailer. There was a surprising amount of glass this week, but not anymore!

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After-School Bike Classes At Martin (Spring 2012)

We will be continuing our after-school bike classes this spring at Martin starting Monday February 27th and running all the way to the end of the semester! The core details of the program are to identify the bicycle skill levels of the students participating in the bike club, to demonstrate basic bicycle maintenance skills to […]

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2011 KAB Litter Abatement Award Winner

Keep Austin Beautiful (KAB) has posted the list of the 2011 KAB Award Winners and we brought home the gold in the Litter Abatement category for our work on the LAB 4th Street I-35 Bicycle Underpass! Throughout the year we performed regular (~bi-monthly) cleanups (debris, trash, glass, dirt removal). The site was slowly transformed from […]

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