The City of Austin has activated the Event Operations Center (EvOC) to coordinate public safety and transportation operations for the 2019 Spring Festival Season including the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals.
Media requests regarding City operations and public assembly code enforcement can be directed to the EvOC media line at (512) 974-9280. The line will be operational from approximately 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. March 8-12, and from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. March 13-16.
For the most up-to-date information about City operations and traffic conditions, monitor City of Austin social media on Twitter (@austintexasgov) and #SpringFestATX. The City of Austin also posts mobility, safety and useful Spring Festival information at austintexas.gov/SpringFestivalATX.
There will be an availability period on Saturday, March 9 from 1-1:30 p.m. for media to take B-roll footage of the EvOC. RSVP is mandatory and should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org 9 a.m. Saturday, March 9. Note: There will be no interview availability in the EvOC during this time.