Safety at AUS airport - Item 55

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Vanessa Fuentes
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Safety at AUS airport - Item 55

Post by Vanessa Fuentes »

Dear Colleagues,

As you all know, there have been a series of critical safety incidents and near misses at the AUS airport this year. Representing the airport district, I am bringing forward a resolution that endorses several Federal safety reforms and directs local action to implement a centralized ramp control system. As AUS continues to grow, it becomes increasingly important to have a more centralized ramp control operation for safe aircraft movement around the terminal.

As I continue to work with our federal delegation and aviation department to address safety improvements and operations at the AUS airport, I hope to have your support on this initiative. Special thanks to my co-sponsors: Mayor Pro Tem Ellis (Mobility Chair), CM Alison Alter, CM Jose Velasquez, and CM Mackenzie Kelly.

https://services.austintexas.gov/edims/ ... ?id=418548

Yours in community,
Vanessa
Council Member, District 2