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Partnering with Neighborhoods: Better Streets, Better Places (Thursday)

Partnering with Neighborhoods: Better Streets, Better Places (Thursday)

The City of Austin’s Neighborhood Partnering Program (NPP), winner of a 2015 American Planning Association Leadership in Sustainability Award, has quickly developed into Public Works’ most innovative and popular program. Likened to the local government version of Kickstarter, NPP provides a platform for neighborhood and community organizations to request and advance small- to medium-sized improvement projects in the City’s right of way or on City-owned property. See a variety of NPP projects such as sidewalks, separated bicycle facilities, trails, community gardens, pocket parks, park improvements, mosaics and street art.

Led by:
Justin Golbabai, City of Austin, NPP Program Manager
Janae Ryan, City of Austin, NPP Project Coordinator



This tour will travel by shuttle and walking. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes, wear comfortable business casual attire, and bring sunscreen. Refillable water bottles will be provided.