City Seeks Input on Downtown Way-finding System
What can the city to help people find their way around the downtown core? That’s a question municipal bureaucrats are hoping you can help answer at a public forum later today. The Downtown Way-finding Project involves using signs, billboards, information kiosks and even smartphone apps to help people find everything from parking to entertainment.
“We’ve actually taken several surveys at the Austin Visitor’s Center to hit first time visitors or new visitors to the city,” said Tonya Swartzendruber with the city’s Planning and Development Review Department. “As well, we’ve talked to some stakeholders preliminarily to find what they can find, what they can’t find, what they have trouble with.”