Citizens group oKs bond list
A City of Austin citizens task force Monday approved a $90 million list of proposed transportation projects for a potential November bond election.
The list, which backs $16.4 million for a boardwalk on Lady Bird Lake, allocates, by the city staff’s calculation, 57 percent, or $51 million, of its spending on roads.
However, some road advocates have disputed that amount, arguing that the city is counting as road spending about $8 million that would go to sidewalks and downtown alleys.
In addition, the city’s list of street projects includes an additional $8 million for