Austin

As gas prices have fallen, driving has increased. October driving mileage figures show an increase of 3 percent from a year earlier. A shift away from public transit may cause transit providers to rethink expansion plans.
Yesterday   The Wall Street Journal
As Americans' appreciation for street eats rises along with the trend in gourmet food trucks, Carly Fisher examines the "World's Best Cities for Street Food," in a piece for <em>Food & Wine</em>.
May 2, 2012   Food & Wine
Nate Berg explains why recent headlines about the rise of the country's urban population shouldn't have smart growth advocates claiming victory just yet.
Mar 30, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
With gas prices at an all time high, bike riding has never looked better.  Shermans Travel identifies the top cities to bike through, noting a bounty of amenities to save on costs for the urban biker.
Mar 29, 2012   The Huffington Post
Richard Florida ranks the U.S. cities with the highest job growth in 2011 and finds some surprises, based on an analysis of the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by Aaron Renn.
Mar 25, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Earlier this month, <em>Good</em> asked its readers to submit picks for cities full of emerging talent and creativity. In this piece Colleen Wormsley compiles the results.
Mar 16, 2012   Good
Writing for <em>Urban Land</em>, Trisha Riggs looks at the country's top markets for real estate based on ULI's <em>Emerging Trends</em> Americas report.
Mar 3, 2012   Urban Land
Writing from Austin, Texas, one of the current centers for hipster culture in the U.S., Lauren Modery proposes a list of the next cities she believes are ripe for an explosion of old-timey facial hair, geeky eyewear, and overall hipsterfication.
Feb 23, 2012   CultureMap Austin
Is Stockholm the world capital of music? Richard Florida maps the geography of popular music using the announced lineup for the 2012 Coachella Music Festival.
Jan 17, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
The city of Austin has released a new 197 page planning document to manage its population growth and inform planning decisions for the next three decades.
Sep 29, 2011   American Statesman
Austin, Texas is attempting to encourage electric vehicles in the city, but a startup electric cab company has run into trouble overcoming the hurdles of taxicab regulation.
Sep 6, 2011   KXAN