Austin

June 11, 2018, 11am PDT
A call for civility amid the great zoning debate in Austin, Texas.
KUT
June 11, 2018, 8am PDT
All that empty acreage means that these big, rapidly developing cities don’t really have to sprawl.
CommercialCafe
June 3, 2018, 7am PDT
Fifteen routes will be eliminated and 50 routes altered as part of Capital Metro's bus system redesign, called the "Cap Remap."
Austin American-Statesman
May 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Though the California housing bill was a high-profile failure for pro-development activists, there are initiatives all over the country that carry its spirit.
CityLab
May 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
Connecthings, a transit app for the blind, is undergoing a trial that will connect its information to the popular wayfinding App BlindSquare in an Austin trial.
Curbed
April 28, 2018, 7am PDT
Unlike previous generations that fled cities, in part over of fears of crime, today people leave many cities because they can't afford them.
The Economist
April 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
Cities across America have a housing crisis on their hands—should they be talking more about trailer parks?
CityLab
April 22, 2018, 5am PDT
More than half of American tenants are rent-burdened, putting them at risk of displacement. A national collaboration with PolicyLink hopes to help.
Curbed
April 18, 2018, 10am PDT
CapMetro's plan calls for high-capacity transit but does not specify whether that will mean a train or bus rapid transit.
The Daily Texan
April 16, 2018, 7am PDT
A columnist in Austin is reminded of the early days of ride hailing companies. How did that work out for taxis?
Austin American-Statesman
March 5, 2018, 11am PST
The city wants to give its 7,000 citizens without permanent homes "[u]nique digital identifiers" to help them get reliable access to services.
Quartz
February 26, 2018, 2pm PST
Examples from California and Texas exemplify two extremes in thinking about parking.
Socket Site
February 15, 2018, 10am PST
A new report shows the need for Central Texas counties and cities to invest in their Latino populations.
KUT
February 8, 2018, 8am PST
CodeNEXT is one of the most ambitious, and controversial, zoning reform projects ongoing in the country, with lessons to offer planners all over the country in code writing, public outreach, and planning outcomes.
CodeNEXT
January 31, 2018, 10am PST
The Hope Outdoor Galley, as Graffiti Park is officially known, will relocate to a decidedly less central location.
Community Impact Newspaper
January 21, 2018, 11am PST
A local resident reviews an important new neighborhood plan in Austin from a pro-development and livability perspective.
Austin On Your Feet
January 5, 2018, 11am PST
Using the Urban Institute's Mapping America's Futures tool, the Kinder Institute overviews likely racial demographics in Texas and elsewhere by 2030.
The Urban Edge
December 23, 2017, 5am PST
As monopolies, especially local ones, loom in some other industries, Uber's predominance has been slipping. Will a duopoly between Uber and Lyft be enough to ensure quality ride-hailing?
City Observatory
December 19, 2017, 7am PST
In a landmark, unanimous vote, the Texas Transportation Commission eliminated all 15 express lane projects from their 10-year capital plan despite pleas from Austin area officials to retain the $8 billion, I-35 project that includes four toll lanes.
Austin American-Statesman
December 9, 2017, 11am PST
A new sports and entertainment district in East Austin, the former site of the Travis County Exposition Center, has attracted starchitect design talent and is likely to run up a world-class price tag.
Austin American-Statesman