December 5, 2020

Austin

Action Alert: Cutting Projects

On this coming Monday, April 20, the Transportation Policy Board at the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will consider cutting already-approved projects, including some active transportation projects, to divert $600 million to rebuild I-35 in Central…

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Basic Guidelines on Safe Biking Now

It’s OK to ride your bike, but follow these tips to do so safely.

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COVID-19 Shelter in Place: What It Means for Austin Cyclists

Biking is more essential than ever. We also want to share that we’ve officially postponed Bike to Work Day until the fall, but May is still Bike Month and we’ll be offering some fun ways to engage those of you who still want to celebrate all things cycling.

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Austin police on Friday identified two women who died this week after a crash in Southeast Austin.

Officers responded just before midnight Tuesday to a crash at the intersection of the northbound service road of Texas 130 and the westbound service road of Texas 71.

Investigators said Margarita Escalante Ibarra, 23, was driving along the westbound service road of Texas 71 when she ran a red light and struck a freight fuel truck.

Ibarra and a passenger in the vehicle, 22-year-old Alejandra Berenice-Sanabria-Alejandro, died at the scene, police said.

The driver of the fuel truck was uninjured, according to authorities. No charges are expected.

The deaths bring the number of traffic fatalities in Austin this year to 27, according to Austin police. There were 18 fatalities at this time last year.

#TravisCoTrafficFatality FINAL Vehicle Rescue at S Sh 130 Svrd Sb/E Sh 71 Svrd Wb: #ATCEMSMedics obtained Deceased on Scene pronouncements for 2 adult patients (previously mentioned), & 1 refusal from the 3rd patient involved. No other info available, EMS clearing scene shortly.

— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) April 8, 2020

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All March and April Stop Arm Camera hearings are postponed until further notice due to COVID-19. Everyone will receive a new hearing  appointment by mail.

Welcome to the Austin ISD Transportation Department homepage! 

Austin ISD transports nearly 23,000 students daily on nearly 500 buses. Our mission is to provide safe, reliable and professional transportation for our students; all buses have seat belts.

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2019-20 routes and Bus Stop Finder utility will be back online by mid-August.
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To find your student’s bus stop, please use our bus stop finder utility. Enter your student’s home address and find the closest AISD bus stop.

Students riding or waiting on an AISD school bus are under the supervision of the district the same as if they are in the school building or on the school grounds, and therefore, are subject to the student disciplinary policies of the district.

Updates About Delays and Changes

Sometimes bus routes and pickup and dropoff times may be changed or delayed by weather, traffic, road closures or other circumstances. AISD monitors more than 370 bus routes every day, adjusting routes and adding buses as needed.

Families interested in specific AISD bus route information may call AISD’s Transportation Department between 7:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday at 512-414-0238. Families also may call dispatchers at AISD’s bus terminals for information about the routes for their respective schools after 4:30 a.m., Monday through Friday:

Nelson Bus Terminal in Northeast Austin: 512-414-6520
Saegert Bus Terminal in Southwest Austin: 512-414-6500
Southeast Bus Terminal: 512-414-8510

National School Bus Safety Week

National School Bus Safety Week is an active and evolving public education program designed to promote school bus safety. For more information, please visit the National Association for Pupil Transportation.

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