Danger lurking at Circuit of the Americas events
Whenever events are held at Circuit of the Americas, East Austin’s new premier raceway on FM 812, a two-lane road is sectioned off to become four lanes. Landowners up and down FM 812 are offering parking for a fee. For the most part, the landowners do not provide shuttle service. So pedestrians end up walking in the same lanes as the cars since there are no sidewalks. Some of the pedestrians walk in the tall grass but others, especially parents pushing strollers, are in the lanes with the cars. I’m sure this situation was unexpected, but surely, a solution should have been put in place by now. Hopefully, something will be done before someone is seriously hurt.
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