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CodeNEXT’s New Friend, the Strategic Mobility Plan
Plans can’t be made in silos
"...It's been a busy week for the city's Planning Commission: a special called CodeNEXT meeting last Thursday, plus..."

Jan. 26, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Mobility Plan’s Bad Date With ZAP
Began in 2016, Austin's proposed transportation plan still manages to be contentious
"...The Austin Strategic Mobility Plan arrives at City Council on March..."

March 22, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Council Proposes “Austin Affordability Action Plan
Looking for ways to balance the budget
"...recommendations, and ordinances necessary to finalize and implement the Austin Affordability Action Plan" itemized in the resolution. As drafted..."

March 3, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Imagining Austin
Public forums begin on comprehensive and mobility planning
"...It's 2040 in Austin: Where should the city have absorbed new population growth..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

What's Your Mobility Fix?
Community forums continue all week
"...“My Top Mobility Fixes” are being shared around town all week, at..."

Feb. 9, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Climate, Meet Mobility
Copenhagen is all about green transport – and Austin should be, too
"..."Make Austin the leading city in the nation in the effort..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Rebooted City Council Gets a New Chance to Fix Austin
10-1, take two
"...When the brand-new 10-1 Austin City Council took office in 2015 with a grand..."

Jan. 11, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

What Does Austin’s Explosive Growth Mean for Capital Metro?
Big changes are coming, but it’s not clear yet what they will be
"...will be. Like everyone else with a stake in Austin's transportation systems, Cap Metro CEO Linda Watson sees the..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Cool Austin, Cool Planet
This Earth Day, the ambitious Austin Climate Protection Plan celebrates a first year of slow, quiet, but impressive progress
"...than a year – do you know where your Austin Climate Protection Plan is?..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Developing Stories: Future Mobility: Shaping the Transportation Bonds
Urban rail is what you won't see this November – so what will you see?
"...to "bring a fully developed urban rail proposal to Austin voters this November," he said he would still propose..."

March 26, 2010 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Forums on Mobility, Comprehensive Plan
"...Residents may weigh in on the city's Strategic Mobility Plan as part of a community forum series..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature

Point Austin: Prisoners of Success
The ever-elusive Austin determination to "manage growth"
"...In the spirit of Mayor Steve Adler's "Austin Everybody Chill Out Day," I'm going to set aside..."

April 21, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Is Austin Getting Left Behind on the 'Livability' Front?
'Sustainability' is much more than a 14-letter word
"...U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, strongly urged Austin and Central Texas to get better aligned with the..."

May 14, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Getting a Move on Mobility
A peek at Austin's new Strategic Mobility Plan
"...by Rob Spillar, transportation director for the city of Austin, in introducing the department's overarching Strategic Mobility Program. Thanks..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Imagine Austin Five Years Later
Progress report details wins, losses, path forward for 30-year plan
"...Imagine Austin, the city’s comprehensive 30-year plan for an inclusive, safe,..."

Oct. 9, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

The Downtown Austin Plan
The city unveils its Downtown Plan in progress
"...become a great place that embodies the character of Austin?..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
City Hall begins budget prep with a fair-to-middling forecast
"...continuing discussion of aligning spending with Council's six declared "strategic outcomes": "safety," "health and environment," "culture and lifelong learning,"..."

April 6, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Gómez Pushes Road Plan Near Racetrack
Commissioner says she's concerned about access and safety issues in her precinct
"...around the Circuit of the Americas racetrack in Southeast Austin comes also with an implied question – something other..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Prop 1: Austin Chooses to Move
Proposition 1 passes 59.1% to 40.9%
"...CAMPO and other agencies to put together an "overall strategic plan" on transportation. "We have $9 billion-plus of needs..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Developing Stories: 'Every Day It's Getting Worse'
Strategic Mobility Plan marks a way out of permanent gridlock
"...had plenty of leisure time to reflect on transportation planning in Austin (and to wish I were traveling by..."

March 12, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Spillar Responds on Carbon Footprint
More on the Strategic Mobility Plan
"...qualifications of finalist consultant teams for the city's new Strategic Mobility Plan, Austin Department of Transportation Director Robert Spillar..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Does Climate Pollution Not Count?
Council misses opportunity with Strategic Mobility Plan finalists
"...two finalist teams vying to create a new city Strategic Mobility Plan. A glaring omission: No member questioned the..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Kimley-Horn Is Staff Pick
National engineering and planning firm recommended to be Strategic Mobility Plan consultant
"...City staff recommended Kimley-Horn for the city's $1 million strategic mobility plan (For details, see council agenda backup on..."

Nov. 2, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

East Riverside
Master plan at Planning Commission tonight
"...Catching a briefing on the East Riverside Corridor Master Plan at Planning Commission tonight, or planner Tony Nelessen presenting..."

Feb. 9, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Public Notice: Homes for the Holidays?
Housing Blueprint Gets an Implementation Plan
"...press, the city has just released the draft Implementation Plan for the first Austin Strategic Housing Blueprint, a vision..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Project Connect Unveils Cap Metro's Orange Line
The first route in a high-capacity transit plan
"...More than 100 Austinites attended Cap­it­al Metro's come-as-you-please Orange Line information session on..."

April 12, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

City Council: Getting It All Planned Out
Inching toward Imagine Austin
"...and hopes to give its final blessing to the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (Item 33) and begins to consider..."

April 12, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice: False Binary Choices
Finding middle ground in Austin politics
"...and into neighborhoods, but that really requires detailed small-area planning, that our current Planning Department is not competent or..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Daily Hustle: 2/15/11
Looking ahead to tomorrow's Council agenda
"...So the City Council gets back at it Thursday,..."

Feb. 15, 2011 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

Council: Can Social Impact Investing End Homelessness?
Catching up with the dais as they bet on success
"...in Time Count of people living without homes in Austin and Travis County. Compared to 2018, this year's count..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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