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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

City Takes Mobility Plan to Reddit
“Ask Me Anything” covers funding barriers, safety improvements, cyclist support, more
"...The Austin Transportation Department took to Reddit on July 10 for..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Savana Dunning

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

Project Connect's Blue Line to Connect Austin Airport to Downtown
Cap Metro moves forward with high-capacity transit plan
"...After a Monday, May 20, Blue Line open house,..."

May 24, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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

Trains! Tunnels! Billions! Austin Gets First Look at Proposed Transit Plan
Next steps: public input, May Council vote, November election
"...Capital Metro has released its recommended Project Connect plan for high-capacity transit in Austin - with light rail..."

March 6, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

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

Austin's Land Use Debate Returns to the Spotlight
A new draft code has risen out of CodeNEXT's ashes
"...On Friday, Oct. 4, city planners released their initial draft of the Land Development Code..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Big, Bold, and Costly: Austin’s Makes a Third Try at Rail Transit
The train is here
"...the narrow defeat of Capital Metro's first light rail plan by fewer than 2,000 votes in the same election..."

March 13, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin City Council v. Climate Change
City Hall backs resilience, electric vehicles
"...the Land Development Code rewrite) and a citywide transportation plan that prioritizes transit and walking/biking over driving a car..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Austin at Large: This Road’s Gone On Forever
Is it wrong, or dumb, or evil to spend billions to fix I-35?
"...in this issue, last week, the City Council affirmed Austin's support of the Green New Deal and discussed new..."

May 17, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin City Council Shows Surprising Interest in Upzoning
Mayor throws a curveball in advance of Monday's new Land Development Code revision report
"...City Council met Monday, Nov. 18, to discuss the..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: Everything’s Different Now
The new normal requires a lot of willpower, but also the chance to do things better
"...Orange Julius. Certainly it wouldn't be shocking if the plan got delayed indefinitely...."

April 3, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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

Austin Contemplates How to Make I-35 Suck Less
The past, present, and future of the man-made barrier through the heart of our town
"...Chronicle's queries because the longtime TxDOT district engineer for Austin, Terry McCoy, has recently retired, just in time to..."

June 21, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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

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