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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 28;..."

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
"...for an "Ask Me Anything" session about the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, adopted by City Council in April. The..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Savana Dunning

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
"...bill. Austin has had its ambitious Austin Climate Protection Plan in place since February 2007. When City Council passed..."

Nov. 6, 2009 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?
"...bond referendum for other projects within Austin's emerging multimodal Strategic Mobility Plan – "a $100 million package of investments..."

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

Getting a Move on Mobility
A peek at Austin's new Strategic Mobility Plan
"...the city of Austin, in introducing the department's overarching Strategic Mobility Program. Thanks to a reorganization by City Manager..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Downtown Austin Plan
The city unveils its Downtown Plan in progress
"...That core question informs the Downtown Austin Plan, commissioned by the city and now being executed by..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Council Proposes “Austin Affordability Action Plan
Looking for ways to balance the budget
"...necessary to finalize and implement the Austin Affordability Action Plan" itemized in the resolution. As drafted (there were a..."

March 3, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Gómez Pushes Road Plan Near Racetrack
Commissioner says she's concerned about access and safety issues in her precinct
"...person who calls me, whether they agree with the plan or not, but ... my job here as commissioner..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

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

Highways and Scooters and Impact Fees, Oh My!
Austin mobility plans are moving right along
"...down and standing still, things keep happening on the mobility front. Most expensive among them is the I-35 Capital..."

May 8, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Project Connect's Blue Line to Connect Austin Airport to Downtown
Cap Metro moves forward with high-capacity transit plan
"...are part of Capital Metro's Project Con­nect vision and planning process for high-capacity transit serving Central Texas...."

May 24, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

What Are the "Next Normals" for Scooters in Austin
The pandemic takes on personal mobility
"...all remember what happened next, and so do the micromobility companies. Instead of seeing 750,000 rides in March as..."

July 10, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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
"...is part of the larger Project Connect, a comprehensive plan to build a "high-capacity transit" system throughout the Austin..."

April 12, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Developing Stories: The Rail Learning Curve
Spillar outlines city plan to avoid Cap Metro's missteps
"...the Transit Working Group of the Capital Area Metro­pol­itan Planning Organization. (See "Where Cap Metro Jumped the Track," Oct...."

Dec. 18, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

From Light Rail to a Downtown Tunnel: The Parts of Project Connect
Diving into the plan
"...The Project Connect system plan and "initial investment" – the latter being the $7..."

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

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

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

Imagining Austin
Public forums begin on comprehensive and mobility planning
"...workshops – expanded to include both the city's Comprehensive Plan and its Strategic Mobility Plan – participants will work..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Rebooted City Council Gets a New Chance to Fix Austin
10-1, take two
"...culture), and is currently looking for another pair (for mobility and public safety). He'll then hire a new deputy..."

Jan. 11, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: Can Social Impact Investing End Homelessness?
Catching up with the dais as they bet on success
"...Mobility issues could take up a lot of space at..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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

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