San Antonio

Streetsblog surveys the Texas cities adopting new standards of traffic safety as official policy.
Sep 25, 2015   Streetsblog USA
San Antonio's soon-to-be-adopted air quality plan will focus on transportation to reduce the city's air pollution.
Jul 25, 2015   San Antonio Express-News
The San Antonio Missions—five frontier missions that include The Alamo—were named among a group of new World Heritage Sites.
Jul 7, 2015   UNESCO
The question remains whether San Antonio can back up the population of young people moving to the city with desirable multi-family housing.
Jun 17, 2015   San Antonio Business Journal
Construction is expected to begin in 2016 on a new 16-acre park in San Antonio designed to embody all of the public amenities that make the city unique.
Apr 15, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
An op-ed in the New York Times provides a firsthand account of the growing concern over water in a state that has yet to set limits on its explosive growth.
Mar 16, 2015   New York Times
Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott takes aim at local regulations, exemplified by tree-cutting bans in cities like Houston and San Antonio.
Jan 9, 2015   The Houston Chronicle
The city may grow by 200,000 in the next two years, surpassing Philadelphia and Phoenix, if city leaders agree to annex five surrounding unincorporated areas. The Wall Street Journal considers the effect of annexation on meeting inner city needs.
Dec 23, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
When former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro began his new job as secretary of HUD, the all-but-built Modern Streetcar project fell prey to gathering Tea Party forces.
Aug 28, 2014   The Texas Observer
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor is calling for a "pause" on the city's proposed streetcar. Meanwhile a charter amendment from project opponents could be headed to the ballot and a county judge has called for the project to be put on hold.
Aug 4, 2014   My San Antonio
A pair of articles from the Dallas Morning News examine the inequities of property tax rates in Texas. Under the current system, commercial property owners in Dallas County "shaved more than $4.8 billion off preliminary tax appraisals."
May 6, 2014   Dallas Morning News