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
Luring business has long been a major strategy among cities to stay prosperous. This ranking lists the cities in America that are best at bringing in and harboring small businesses.
Apr 12, 2011 Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal
Austin, Texas and Baltimore, Maryland have the right stuff to woo the high-tech industry despite their modest size, says Monique Wassenaar Silverio.
Dec 30, 2010 Area Development Online
Two bus rapid transit projects in Austin that have been delayed for years due to lack of funding have been revived.
Nov 12, 2010 The Austin-American Statesman
With more than 750,00 people expected to add on to the city's population over the next 30 years, officials and locals in Austin are trying to map out how the city should grow and change to handle the influx.
Sep 29, 2010 Austin American-Statesman
Austin's Capital MetroRail Red Line opens today after two years of delay and budget overruns. Intended as a showcase line, Yonah Freemark claims the line will see very few riders.
Mar 22, 2010 the transport politic
Parks officials in Austin, Texas are considering a plan that would allow cell phone companies to lease space within the city's parks where they could build cellular communication towers.
Dec 12, 2009 Austin American-Statesman
City officials in Austin are considering a new incentive for builders willing to include public spaces in new projects.
Dec 1, 2009 Austin American-Statesman
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