Transform 6th Street in East Austin into a family friendly walking trail with adjacent greenspace and bike lanes, accessible from downtown Austin by a trolley.
Create access to needed downtown Austin facilities and services such as grocery stores, health care, and work opportunities with easily accessible and charming trolleys.
Encourage economic growth for new businesses and established local businesses with increased foot traffic from downtown Austin.
Foster healthy living for East Austin locals by transforming a section 6th Street into one long pedestrian trail where people want to experience East Austin.
Cultivate safety by incorporating family friendly design and designating a section of the road to green spaces for active fun.
Inform public of locations of public services, health care facilities, grocery stores, and parks along trolley route with digital maps and pamphlets.
Install a trolley running back in forth in two or three segments (TBD with traffic studies) along 6th street from N. Lamar Blvd in West Austin to Pleasant Valley in East Austin.
Create a permanent solution for shutting down 6th street by permanently removing all horizontal automobile traffic along 6th Street. Keep perpendicular “access pass throughs” (streets that cross 6th Street) for automobiles in key high traffic streets.
Add large pedestrian trails, greenspace, and bike lanes for active and safe fun.
Block off a few blocks on 6th Street to automobile traffic for a designated time period.
Rent a trolley to drive back and forth along the blocked off section.
Hire a few off duty police officers at perpendicular “access pass throughs” (streets that cross 6th Street) to direct traffic.
Generate traffic studies by observing affected traffic patterns.