submitted by Tom Linehan [Email address: tlinehan #AT# austin.rr.com - replace #AT# with @ ]

Vertical mixed use is being considered for Burnet and Anderson roads. Are we ready? Last week the Austin Chronicle had a very good article about the City’s vertical mixed use (VMU) initiative, Going Vertical: The new VMU zoning could transform your neighborhood – and you’ll have 90 days to help decide how by Kathleen McGregor. I strongly encourage you to read it along with Kerry Kimbrough’s article below regarding VMU. Kerry is co-chair of Allandale’s Planning Committee which is tasked with monitoring and making recommendations on VMU to the neighborhood’s Executive Committee. VMU planning is coming upon us fast. Soon, Allandale will have an opportunity for direct input on mixed use development along Burnet and Anderson. The City of

Austin is asking the Allandale Neighborhood Association for feedback about VMU on our core transit corridors (CTCs), which are Burnet and Anderson roads. Read up on it and submit your questions and ideas to the Allandale Planning Committee, allandaleplanning [Email address: allandaleplanning #AT# yahoogroups.com - replace #AT# with @ ].