AUSTIN (KXAN) - "No Parking" signs are scattered around neighborhoods near Zilker Park to discourage people from parking their cars as the first weekend of the Austin City Limits music festival gets under way.
"I'm concerned about the way people treat our neighborhood when they're here parking, going to and from the festival. We've had problems with people parking too close to stop signs, close to fire hydrants as well as people taking bathroom breaks in the bushes," said Catherine Leleux who lives less than two miles from ACL Festival grounds.
The Barton Hills Neighborhood Association posted information for people on their website to help homeowners navigate the area during the two weekends of music.
ACL sent out a neighborhood letter letting people know exactly what they were doing to help patrol the area.
No Parking signs went up in neighborhoods north of Barton Springs in between Robert E. Lee Road and west of Lamar Blvd. on Oct. 1. They will remain there through the second weekend of ACL.
- Neighborhood Call-In Line — 646-432-0753
- Noise Complaints — Call the neighborhood call-in line, or 311.
- Festival Questions — email@example.com
The city of Rollingwood, which is just across the MoPac Expressway, is another neighborhood prepping for the floods of people.
Its police chief says the crowds have become a safety concern during big events. People block the streets and driveways.
They've increased permit parking which means there will be no parking signs everywhere. Residents will get 4 parking permits. Cars parked without one in Rollingwood will get a ticket.
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