The Austin City Council has approved a bill that requires motorists to keep a three-foot distance from bicyclists on the road. The same bill was vetoed by Texas Governor Rick Perry four months ago.
Oct 26, 2009 The Houston Chronicle
In Austin, TX, a planned transit-oriented development went bust. The new developer is taking the density down from 1,200 homes to "plus or minus 700."
Jul 9, 2009 Austin American-Statesman
Officials in North Texas showed significant support yesterday for legislation to raise money for billions of dollars in road and rail improvements.
Mar 20, 2009 The Star-Telegram
Austin joins cities across the U.S. and elsewhere in shifting away from individually-metered spaces and towards pay stations in an effort to increase revenue and efficiencies.
Mar 5, 2009 Austin American-Statesman
Quirky, artistic bike racks are cropping up in cities around the country--a trend that benefits more than just cyclists.
Nov 5, 2008 USA Today
Another week has passed, and some more exciting and interesting ideas have taken root in the world of urban planning.Using Fees On Motorists To Fund Public Transit Opinion
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<p>A 15-member "live music task force" will begin work to try to encourage the growth of a musical economy in Austin, Texas.</p>
Mar 26, 2008 KXAN
<p>Austin's South by Southwest music conference and festival is expected to bring nearly $100 million to the city -- more than double last year's amount.</p>
Mar 2, 2008 Austin American Statesman