San Antonio

Historic single-family homes in San Antonio, Texas.

San Antonio Debates ‘Casita’ Regulations

The city wants to incentivize the construction of backyard dwelling units, but some councilmembers want to proceed cautiously to ensure the policy benefits local homeowners.

November 9, 2022 - KENS

San Antonio

San Antonio Surpasses Supportive Housing Goal

The city provided shelter for over 1,600 unhoused people and put hundreds of new affordable housing units into the construction pipeline.

October 31, 2022 - Bloomberg CityLab

Street-level view of Broadway Street, San Antonio, Texas

TxDOT Blocks San Antonio Bike Lanes

The agency argues that the city cannot introduce lane reductions on a state road, putting a long-planned bike lane project in jeopardy and superseding local decisionmaking.

September 13, 2022 - Governing

Texas Sprawl

San Antonio Considering Major Development Code Overhaul

Neighborhood registration and accessory dwelling units are among the hot button items included in a package of 193 proposed amendments to the San Antonio Unified Development Code.

August 29, 2022 - San Antonio Report

Aerial view of downtown San Antonio with Tower Life Building in foreground

San Antonio Office Tower To Become Residential

With the building more than half vacant, the new owners of the Tower Life Building plan to convert the historic tower into residences that could include affordable housing.

August 15, 2022 - San Antonio Report

Historic single-family homes in San Antonio, Texas.

Opinion: Accessory Dwelling Units Will Benefit San Antonio

As the city considers loosening regulations on accessory dwelling units, one writer argues that the reforms would boost affordable housing and provide more options for changing household needs.

July 6, 2022 - San Antonio Report

I-45 and I-69

A Freeway Rebellion Rises in the Unlikeliest of States: Texas

“There’s no train, there’s no bus, there’s no anything that supports mass transportation. It doesn’t exist.” -Houston resident Fabian Ramirez.

May 2, 2022 - The Guardian

San Antonio

Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway: Governor Rejects San Antonio's Redevelopment Plan

After Texas relinquished control of state highways to cities in an effort to save money on maintenance costs, San Antonio planned an ambitious makeover of Broadway to accommodate pedestrian and bike improvements. The state won't approve it.

February 8, 2022 - San Antonio Report

San Antonio, Texas, Riverwalk, Evening

San Antonio Officials Remove Invasive Snails During River Walk Draining

As part of the biannual cleaning of the city's prized River Walk, San Antonio officials removed hundreds of invasive snails from the channel.

February 3, 2022 - My San Antonio

The historic Pearl District in San Antonio is pictured on a beautiful dat.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department Launched in San Antonio

San Antonio has set goals for diversity and inclusion in all services by establishing a new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department.

December 30, 2021 - San Antonio Report

San Antonio Christmas

Growth and Heritage Colliding in San Antonio

As demand for real estate grows, residents in the city's historic neighborhoods face rising costs and the threat of displacement.

October 12, 2021 - The New York Times

The historic Pearl District in San Antonio is pictured on a beautiful dat.

$250 Million Affordable Housing Ballot Headed to the Ballot in San Antonio

For the first time in the city's history, a housing bond will appear on a citywide ballot in San Antonio.

September 8, 2021 - San Antonio Heron

Link and Bus Seattle

Transit's Big Day at the Ballot Box

Even with the fiscal uncertainty of the pandemic, voters around the country overwhelmingly supported new funding for public transit projects.

December 10, 2020 - TransitCenter

Amtrak 2035

Two Railways Diverged: Amtrak Planning Expansion While Cutting Service

Amtrak is presented with the potential for two futures: In one is a $25 billion expansion to update national intercity rail with contemporary patterns of settlement. In the other is fiscal crisis and continued service cuts.

October 27, 2020 - My San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Master Plan Thrown Into Disarray

Remember that $450 million plan to renovate The Alamo in time for the 300th anniversary of the battle? It's in trouble.

September 30, 2020 - San Antonio Business Journal


City vs. State: Mayors Want Power to Require Mask Wearing to Slow Coronavirus Spread

Coronavirus cases are surging in the Lone Star State's urban areas, so mayors of nine of its largest cities asked Greg Abbott for the power to mandate the wearing of masks or facial coverings, prohibited by executive order, to slow viral spread.

June 21, 2020 - The Texas Tribune


Dallas Eyes Big Property Tax Increase to Cover COVID-19 Losses

Dallas will need voter approval to overcome tax increase obstacles put in place by the Texas State Legislature.

May 31, 2020 - The Dallas Morning News

Houston, Texas

Texas Losing its Housing Affordability Advantage

Trends pre-dating Covid-19 showed housing affordability slipping away from many residents in Texas. The pandemic will likely only exacerbate the trend, according to this analysis.

April 15, 2020 - Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge

Texas Sprawl

San Antonio's Housing Equity Crisis Traced to Planning Roots

Lending and planning policies have split San Antonio residents into haves and haves for decades, according to a large feature published recently by the Rivard Report.

February 27, 2020 - Rivard Report

San Antonio, Texas

Better Transit Service, More Transit Riders

San Antonio's investment in more frequent service on several popular routes has resulted in many more riders.

February 5, 2020 - NEWS4SA

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