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No Mercy
The case of James Allridge raises familiar questions about the Texas justice system
"...answers to the two "special questions" asked of Texas' capital-case jurors prior to 1990. First, they were asked, was..."

Aug. 20, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Eve of Destruction?
The City plans for a big New Year's Eve party downtown while East Sixth Street merchants complain of threat of competition
"...already are in excess of 100,000 people downtown, our idea was to get ahead of the curve and plan..."

Oct. 29, 1999 News Feature by Andy Langer

Can't Get There From Here
While suburban rail spends and stumbles, Cap Metro's transit-dependent riders wait at the end of the line
"...The management of Capital Metro, as well as its board of directors, insists..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Claus & Effect
The holiday how-to guide for the perpetually perplexed
"...Kruger adds that a clear idea of a budget will drive all the other factors..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Features Feature by Meredith Barnhill

Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return
"...San Jacinto, "and we were lost. We had no idea where we were."..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Council Watch
Council hears light rail report, questions legal fees on LCRA water deal and snorts at proposal to have new car displays in baggage claim area of airport.
"...rail project this week, approving a resolution supporting the Capital Metro board's vote to submit starter light-rail line plans..."

Nov. 5, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Musicians on How Best to Employ City Funds Earmarked for the Local Scene
$3 million in HOT funds are coming. Now what?
"...sure how this fund can address those things. The idea of building artist slums is insulting...."

Jan. 10, 2020 Music Feature

Best-Laid Plans
How does the patchwork of separate plans for the future of Central Texas fit together? No one knows.
"...• the adopted Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization 2035 plan,..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The No. 3 Bus Pub Crawl
On 2008's tour, we drank too much, missed a couple of buses, were much too loud, and finally stopped when we were cut off. This year was the same concept, but a better-paced, thoroughly enjoyable drinking experience.
"...thankfully, I'm not – there's a nice employee of Capital Metro doing the driving for me. I'm riding on..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

Here Comes the Train
Can city staff, citizens, and neighborhoods realize – and build – a more livable city?
"...oaks and cactus. The three-quarter-mile spur dead-ends at the Capital Metro-owned railroad tracks, punctuated there by a rustic, long-abandoned..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Some will say this is a bad idea because we'd all become heroin addicts. But, hey, we..."

March 21, 2003 Column

2000 Kids Summer Fun Guide
Listings
"...4-H CAPITAL PROJECT Remember Reba McEntire planting trees in those cool..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Why Wall Street Is Betting on Austin's Multimedia That Magic Touch
"...stodgy old "business plans" when they meet with venture capital firms. Who cares about a business plan when there's..."

March 5, 1999 Screens Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

City and Cap Metro Contemplate How to Make a "Real City” Transit System
Following the slow march toward a vote on a multibillion-dollar investment in public transit
"...multibillion-dollar investment in public transit, as City Council and Capital Metro officials met on Tuesday, Jan. 14, to discuss..."

Jan. 17, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Klyde Warren Park: 'Think About It Bigger'
As Austin considers Reconnect Austin, a Dallas project gives a taste of what could come
"...led its initial fundraising. "[The public] didn't have any idea how starved people were for that kind of open..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Free Bus Rides on Election Day
Don't tell us you can't get to the polls. It's FREE.
"...Press release from Capital Metro: Ride Free On Election Day Capital Metro to..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Chapter 4: The Nineties!
March 1991 -- December 2000
"...Convention Center opens, becomes home to SXSW, then grows. Capital Metro tries, then stops trying, then tries, then stops..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Capitol Chronicle
Surveying the George W. Bush Legacy in Texas
"...officially admitted that maybe it wasn't such a good idea after all, while the Legislature is tying itself in..."

March 16, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Postmarks
I never thought the letters in "Postmarks Forum" were real until this happened to me ...
"...as being anything except white and right becomes a capital offense punishable by death...."

Aug. 11, 2000 Column

Austin At Risk
Tech leaders look for solution to Austin's growth problems
"...Thornton, general partner at Austin Ventures -- the largest venture-capital firm in the Southwest -- "in 1996, there was..."

May 12, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Tunnel Vision
The New Waller Creek
"...city's General Fund for debt service, should make the idea likewise appealing to the city council and city manager,..."

July 12, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Unbounded Agency Launches Weekly IGTV Series for Creative Entrepreneurs
Creative Capital fosters skill sharing, connection during COVID-19
"...Virtual skill-sharing and idea exchange isn’t a new concept on the internet, but..."

April 9, 2020 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

QueerBomb/Pride Roundtable: Extended Remix
QueerBomb and Austin Pride meet for a roundtable
"...has agreed that continuing this conversation is a good idea. We will meet again, very soon...."

June 3, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Veni Vidi Venture
The unlikely heroes of big business
"...From Capitalism: A Love Story to Inside Job to The Yes..."

March 11, 2011 Screens Feature by Wells Dunbar

AE's Coal Conundrum
Energy planners and the fight over Fayette
"...working for more than a year to establish the ideal mix of solar, wind, biomass, coal, natural gas, and..."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
"...members of the Planning Commission are kicking around the idea of using independent-business investment zones as a way to..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature

Controlling Their Own Destiny
So many questions for the gaming industry, so many Austin game developers to answer them
"...say, a flamethrower, might not be as radical an idea as once perceived...."

Nov. 19, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Justice Denied?
Advocates Still Fighting for Lacresha Murray's Freedom
"...this was followed by a grand jury indictment for capital murder. Two months later, she was in court. Emotions..."

Aug. 7, 1998 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Magical Mystery Tour
"...switch shoes with Justin Augustine, the general manager of Capital Metro. Then again, he's pretty satisfied where he is...."

Aug. 15, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Med School Solution
A medical school, a teaching hospital, and a new health care system?
"...since Austin state Sen. Kirk Wat­son first unveiled the idea at a Real Estate Council of Austin event last..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

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