Austin American-Statesman

July 9, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Stakeholders in Austin debate the future of a public golf course in the center of town while the University of Texas, owner of the land, debates whether to seek greater profits off the land. Neighbors champion the course as vital open space.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
July 3, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Austin and a number of other cities are working to reduce the carbon footprint left by their fleets of city vehicles. Austin officials are looking for ways to offset their remaining emissions.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
May 18, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>After initially supporting the city's new mixed-use ordinance, some residents of East Austin asking the city to apply the brakes on adoption of the measure due to concerns about gentrification.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
April 18, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>While long solo car commutes are tough on the environment (and increasingly the pocketbook), new research shows they has a negative effect on a person's health as well.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
April 17, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>An ambitious $1.5 billion mixed-use project announced recently in Austin, Texas, proposes to anchor a 681-acre development with sound stages and other media-focused infrastructure. Will this project die a slow death like similar efforts before it?</p>
Austin American-Statesman
March 3, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Developers, neighborhood leaders and all interested parties will be able to track project approvals at every stage of the process.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
January 3, 2007, 9am PST
<p>With a flurry of residential and mixed-use development planned for the city's downtown, local officials hope to create a comprehensive vision that all stakeholders in the area can support.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
December 24, 2006, 5am PST
<p>With new development threatening quirky non-chain restaurants and other retail stores, the City of Austin wants to create a fund to support and attract certain types of downtown businesses.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
December 18, 2006, 12pm PST
<p>New rules approved by the Austin City Council require that neighbors be notified of proposed big-box development and that a public hearing be held for the project.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
November 16, 2006, 11am PST
<p>With Downtown Austin exploding with new mixed-use development, the redevelopment of a low-income apartment complex into a new mixed-use project has affordable-housing advocates worried that the city's supply of below-market-rate housing is vanishing.</p>
Austin American-Statesman
July 31, 2006, 5am PDT
With its economy humming and housing prices rising, the city of Austin has joined other U.S. cities in looking for affordable housing solutions.
Austin American-Statesman
July 5, 2006, 11am PDT
Lured by billions of dollars in government investment, brand new research equipment and facilities, and the opportunity to conduct research unfettered by social politics, biotech researchers are increasingly setting up shop in Singapore.
Austin American-Statesman
May 9, 2006, 2pm PDT
Editorial argues that wind energy is viable and a necessary part of the nation's energy strategy.
Austin American-Statesman
November 22, 2005, 8am PST
Evacuees forced out of dense, vibrant New Orleans by Hurrican Katrina feel isolated in car-dependent suburbia.
Austin American-Statesman
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