Austin American Statesman

December 25, 2016, 1pm PST
A decision by the city of Austin to support lower speed limits on some city streets will remain a symbolic gesture until the state allows local governments to establish their own speed limits.
Austin American Statesman
May 7, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>This commentary from the <em>Austin American Statesman</em> argues that the city's aim to become the country's most livable city is undercut by its low number of community gardens.</p>
Austin American Statesman
March 2, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Austin's South by Southwest music conference and festival is expected to bring nearly $100 million to the city -- more than double last year's amount.</p>
Austin American Statesman
October 25, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>The mayor of Austin, Texas, wants his city to consider funding a passenger rail system to traverse the city -- a more extensive system than the commuter rail line currently being built in the Austin area.</p>
Austin American Statesman
March 8, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Special districts would allow cities and counties in Central Texas to impose development rules and collect sales and property taxes to pay for roads, streets and utility improvements without requiring immediate provision of city services.</p>
Austin American Statesman
March 1, 2007, 9am PST
<p>A State legislature is proposing a bill that would essentially gut Austin's recently passed 'McMansion' ordinance.</p>
Austin American Statesman
December 26, 2006, 5am PST
<p>Developer and national homebuilder Robert Toll of Toll Brothers discusses his company's decision to expand its homebuilding from the suburbs into high density urban development.</p>
Austin American Statesman