Elevated transportation system proposed for Austin

Austin TRAFFIC… It really sucks… Local residents are asking for more creative solutions to fix Austin’s growing traffic problems. Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea recently called on local leaders to look for answers. Shea says she wants to see an elevated transportation system in Austin.   Austin council endorses $720 million road plan and a homestead break 8 talks with big ideas for our roadways Other cities across the World also have their own ideas!  The proposed SkyCycle in London. (Courtesy of Foster + Partners) A proposed Los Angeles Strategy (above)…

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LONG CENTER for the Performing Arts

Get Your Season Tickets Today! ©2016 Long Center for the Performing Arts, All Rights Reserved 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX, 78704 / 512.474.5664 You are receiving this email because you are a valued patron of the Long Center. Modify Your Account or Unsubscribe / Privacy Policy / Contact Us THANK YOU TO OUR SEASON SPONSORS These projects are funded and supported in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division believing an investment…

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HOW TO BUILD AN A-FRAME

HOW TO BUILD AN A-FRAME Framing, in construction, is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape.[1] Framing materials are usually wood,engineered wood, or structural steel. Building framing is divided into two broad categories,[2] heavy-frame construction (heavy framing) if the vertical supports are few and heavy such as in timber framing, pole building framing, or steel framing or many and smaller called light-frame construction (light framing) including balloon, platform and light-steel framing. Light-frame construction using standardized dimensional lumber has become the dominant construction method in North…

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100 things to do in Austin before you die

Are you looking for the perfect gift idea or maybe you just want to get out and experience more of Austin? KXAN NEWS It doesn’t matter if you’re a born Austinite, a recent transplant, or a visitor; this book will help you discover 100 things that make Austin, Texas, one of the greatest cities in the world! Get your copy here.     $13.98 People are moving to Austin, Texas, in record numbers. The city is alive with opportunity, optimism and all things awesome. There are endless adventures for all…

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Flyboard® air en – Zapata Racing

Flyboard® air en – Zapata Racing The new invention ZR : Flyboard® Air FLYBOARD® AIR Zapata Racing has achieved the dream of all men and offers you the first video of Franky Zapata flying on the innovation Flyboard® Air. The Independent Propulsion Unit represents 4 years of hard work for a result exceeding all records: – Autonomous flight up to 10,000 feet – Top speed of 150km/h (93,2 mph) – 10 min autonomy Although the UFO is still in prototype phase and won’t be on the market in 2016, it…

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