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From Light Rail to a Downtown Tunnel: The Parts of Project Connect
Diving into the plan
"...Metro) will embark on engineering and environmental studies (under "NEPA" – the National Envi­ron­­mental Policy Act) that are required..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Leans in Hard to Change TxDOT’s Mind on I-35
The road not taken
"...the first phase of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process; it culminates in a finalized Purpose and Need..."

April 2, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

No Surprises in City's Answer to WTP4 Suit
Water plant controversy keeps on churning
"...conservation plan and acquires a permit as required by NEPA. "That process can take several years," says Lesniak. To..."

Aug. 27, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Lumbering Toward a Long-Held Vision for a New I-35
Riding on TxDOT's endless highway
"...like this – not just "no build," which under NEPA is always an alternative to be studied, but un-building..."

Jan. 27, 2023 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin at Large: Too Late to Turn Back Now?
The long, slow slog to a new I-35 could still change direction
"...The NEPA process – that's the National Environmental Policy Act of..."

Nov. 20, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

New Transit Agency Takes Command of Project Connect
Let's get rolling!
"...will serve as a component of the federally required NEPA environmental review process, for which public scoping meetings kicked..."

Jan. 29, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Daily Hustle: 2/15/11
Looking ahead to tomorrow's Council agenda
"...Finding help with planning for the Austin Urban Rail NEPA Environmental Services project. This would pave the way for..."

Feb. 15, 2011 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

City Hall Hustle: Hell or High Water
WTP4 opposition increasing – and increasingly not on the same page
"...and, moreover, that the city "has already undermined the NEPA process" by proceeding with building...."

Aug. 20, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Take the A-Train
Mike Clark-Madison discusses 10 years covering light rail, and urges voters to support it.
"...corruption scandals, audits, ISTEA, TEA-21, SH 45, FTA, APTA, NEPA, VMTs, DMUs, HOVs, PE/EISs, value engineering, revenue bonds, farebox..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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