+ There will be enormous health and environmental benefits
1. Cleaner air. Fewer cars means cleaner air and healthier lungs, especially for nearby communities.
2. Safer streets. Tree-lined sidewalks, protected bike lanes, and public transportation will offer safe ways to get around that weren’t possible before. This will save lives.
3. More active lifestyles. A boulevard will make walking and bicycling easier and more enjoyable than ever.
4. Positive climate change impacts. Transportation accounts for 36% of Austin’s carbon emissions. A boulevard will greatly increase the use of sustainable transportation and slash carbon emissions.