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The Daily Hustle: 4/19/10
This post is for the birds
"...proposals for what may be the tiniest park in Austin. Also, a familiar face joins the Austin Water Utility...."

April 19, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Mayor Kills Nov. Rail Vote
No 2010 bond referendum for urban rail
"...web site, Mayor Lee Leffingwell just announced he's killing Austin voters' opportunity to approve bond funding for urban rail..."

March 10, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Gone and Quartered
Stiffed on Capital Metro money, the city scrambles to fund another $51 million in transportation projects
"...Pleasant Valley Road is a corridor the city of Austin has planned to improve for at least a decade...."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Council on Transportation: Pondering the Bond
On Aug. 7, Council will discuss putting a $1 billion bond proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot
"...on the Nov. 4 ballot, in support of the Strategic Mobility Plan – having already unanimously endorsed the plan..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

The New M.O. at City Hall
City Manager Marc Ott opens up on his new job, his new city, and his philosophy of governance
"...the new city manager's leadership change the direction of Austin? That's been a subject of keen curiosity ever since..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...a sold-out audience at a Real Estate Council of Austin luncheon on Feb. 2. While he didn't mention the..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature

Plans in Play
The Big Eight
"...resource provides a comprehensive list of all current long-range planning efforts in the region. (No agency we contacted had..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Developing Stories: The State Eyes an Eastern Campus
And about that regional plan …?
"...developed detailed projections for a campus serving 9,000 employees, master-planned to accommodate the state's growth far into the future...."

May 15, 2009 News Column by Katherine Gregor

City Announces 'Multimodal' Bond Package
Package notable less for its contents than for how it came to be
"..."This bond package represents a balanced approach to improving mobility and connectivity – via roads, bicycle paths, trails, sidewalks,..."

June 25, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Top 9 Developing Stories
"...1) PLANNING-A-GO-GO This year saw a harmonic convergence of major planning..."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Both Roads and Transit
Central Austin roads are at capacity, and we need to find better ways to move
"..."Reduce driver frustration." While the city Transportation Department's new Austin Mobility Program has other noble goals – faster commutes,..."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Daily Hustle: 5/18/10
Org urges bond 'reconsideration'
"...time period; • Creating a bond package before completing Austin’s Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Mobility Plan; • Lack of..."

May 18, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Everybody Join In!
Participation is an Austin thing ... except at Capital Metro
"...to the Convention Center to check out the Comprehensive Plan/Strategic Mobility Plan open house. There was much to admire:..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Not So Cool
Austin's 2009 Climate Protection Program update confirms progress on energy – but reflects a feeble citywide effort
"...Asked what they think of the Austin Climate Protection Program, most Austinites respond with a befuddled..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Public Notice: Old News on CodeNEXT
Scattershots, while waiting for Draft Three
"...Earlier this month, the Austin American-Statesman ran three full-page editorial pages, of council members..."

Jan. 26, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council: Sweet Summertime
CMs work through full agenda before break
"...• Council unanimously adopted the 2014 Strategic Mobility Plan, which includes both rail and roads –..."

July 4, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Council: They Just Might Dance All Night
34 member-sponsored items clog agenda
"...Maybe City Council should get Austinite Harry Knowles* to produce its spring meetings – he's..."

June 27, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Developing Stories: Charrette Duet
Curing Congress and going green
"...A pair of recent community charrettes brought Austinites together to brainstorm, plan, and meld minds on two..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

News Roundup: Jail, Traffic, & Politics
Video visitation under fire, again; traffic experiments
"...Grassroots Leadership and the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition released..."

March 30, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Developing Stories: A Long Route to Go
Will we vote on urban rail in November 2010?
"...proposed new transit system to serve Downtown and Central Austin has been rebranded "urban rail." (That's because it's a..."

Oct. 2, 2009 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Public Notice: "We Are Orlando"
And Baton Rouge, and St. Paul, and Dallas ...
"...discourse, from the Chronicle cover this week, to the Austin Police Department's press conference regarding Pokémon Go (more on..."

July 15, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Developing Stories: The Promise of Planning
Can the city deliver on East Riverside?
"...Austinites shared the comments above – on an ambitious city..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Column by Katherine Gregor

State of the City
Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his state of the city address at a Real Estate Council of Austin luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 2
"...the city address at a Real Estate Council of Austin luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Below is the full..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature

Developing Stories: East Riverside: The Road Ahead
Let's capture the value – and federal funds
"...Feb. 25 to adopt the East Riverside Corridor Master Plan was a milestone. Improving this corridor can advance many..."

March 5, 2010 News Column by Katherine Gregor

The Daily Hustle: 6/8/10
Your council preview for this Thursday
"...City Council agenda highlights for Thursday, June 10, 2010:..."

June 8, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Three Steps Forward, One Step Back
Various projects slated for I-35, Airport Boulevard, and Congress Avenue
"...the I-35 Makeover Project, a symbolic reconnection of East Austin to Down­town. The improvements under the highway, between East..."

May 7, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Daily Hustle: 4/30/10
By the time I get to Arizona
"...around the nation, which has recently trickled down to Austin. The city issued a press release yesterday, noting we've..."

April 30, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...The long-delayed Water Treatment Plant No. 4 – slated initially to draw 50 million..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, June 17-24
"...water for construction workers. Thirst/hunger strike, 3-8pm; vigil, 8pm. Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second...."

June 18, 2010 News Feature

The Daily Hustle: 5/4/10
My breakfast with Marc
"...With that, Ott segued into a discussion of the Strategic Mobility Plan, and the possible November transportation bond it..."

May 4, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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