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Planning a Compact City in the Midst of Urban Sprawl
"...decades, Austin environmentalists have fought two major battles in transportation planning: trying to halt construction of freeways that pave..."

Dec. 22, 1995 News Feature

Urban Planning Buzz
"...well. The two SAPs were presented to the Planning Commission March 11. Citizens are encouraged to attend the plans’..."

March 12, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Top 10 Transportation Stories
MetroRail finally launches but ...
"...critics charged that money spent on commuter rail and suburban "choice riders" took limited funds from services for central..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Urban Rail: Which Way to Connect?
Project Connect recommends a rail corridor – and transit advocates board opposing trains
"...Leffingwell to advise city officials on the development of urban rail, approved Project Connect's sub-corridor recommendations of East Riverside..."

Dec. 13, 2013 News Feature by Mac McCann

Urban Planning: A Roundup
How Austin is working toward getting better by design
"...economic downcycle is the ideal time to invest in urban-planning efforts. Without the pressures of fast-paced development activity created..."

Dec. 26, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

City Hall's Bumpy Road
Can Austin planners and the City Council ever bring an end to the local transportation wars?
"...7:10am, Katie Larsen, a senior planner in the city's Transportation, Planning, and Sustainability Dept., catches the No. 16 bus..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Daily Hustle: 5/11/10
City Council highlights this Thursday
"...an assortment of intriguing action items including water conservation, urban rail and our potential transportation bond election. TDH has..."

May 11, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Bike Mobility Task Force Wheels Out Initial Recommendations
Street Smarts Task Force makes bike infrastructure and safety recommendations to city
"...time the question “Why don’t more Austinites bicycle for transportation?” is asked, the resounding response from people is “because..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Dueling Bondage
Mayor and council members consider transportation packages
"...Council members are also working toward a possible November transportation bond vote. If they’re going to meet that ballot,..."

June 13, 2016 News Post by Michael King

City Plots Rideshare's Course
Stakeholder meetings begin on TNC pilot program
"...terms of a pilot program for Austin’s future with Transportation Networking Companies (TNCs): taxi cabs, Car.ma cars, mustachioed Lyft-mobiles,..."

June 12, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Seaholm Powers Ahead, Amid Questions About the 'Public Interest'
Oft-delayed development getting serious at City Council
"...approves rezoning of the site to Downtown Mixed-Use, Central Urban Redevelopment overlay. DMU-CURe allows building heights of 120 feet..."

Dec. 12, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Wal-Mart Belongs on Freeways
"...Chronic troll-in-residence M1EK (former Urban Transportation Commission member Mike Dahmus) points us to a..."

Dec. 21, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
The council takes up recommendations from the Urban Transportation Commission, and considers a larger resolution to revamp the city's system of boards and commissions altogether.
"...Is the Urban Transportation Commission finally going to get some respect from..."

April 6, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Who Does What
"...You can't tell your transportation players without a scorecard. Try this one:Boards and Commissions..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...that we were right to take bold steps on transportation policy." – State Rep. Mike Krusee, R-Round Rock, announcing..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Austin cycling activists worry that bicyclists and pedestrians' concerns will lose out to drivers' interests in the implementation of the Seaholm District Master Plan.
"...Seaholm Power Plant near Cesar Chavez and Lamar. The out-of-commission plant, built in the 1950s on a rise overlooking..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

"No Kill" for Traffic
Vision Zero action plan aims to eliminate traffic fatalities
"...pedestrians will make mistakes, but argues that a local transportation system should be designed in a way that those..."

July 8, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Despite Victory, Businesses Still Riled Over Bike Plan
Business owners still riled by bike plans for Nueces
"...Opponents showed up in force at last week's Urban Transportation Commission and continued to blast the boulevard proposal,..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Local Austin news and gossip
"...working-class neighborhood east of downtown into a dense, mixed-use urban destination, but they bailed on the deal when Dunnaway,..."

Feb. 9, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...platform. I am very much in favor of less suburban sprawl and increasing urban pedestrian traffic, but running local..."

July 26, 2002 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Seaholm neighbors met, and heard from city of Austin Transportation Planning and Sustainability Department (TPSD) Urban Designer Greg Kiloh...."

June 21, 2002 Column

City to Review SXSW
Council directs staff to perform a 'post-event review'
"...aimed at improving city procedures – in “public safety, transportation, capacity” – for all major events...."

March 31, 2014 News Post by Michael King

City Gets Street-Smart About Bikes
Local task force formed at behest of Mayor's Fitness Council and Urban Transportation Commission gets rolling
"...31 members include citizen bicyclists, medical and health professionals, transportation planners, motorists, and members of recreational cycling organizations –..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...and roadway training for bikers. Many cyclists applauded an Urban Transportation Commission resolution passed last week calling for council..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Plans for rail station area development would be governed by new rules
"...planners want to make the most of the New Urbanism – or Smart Growth, or whatever it's called these..."

Dec. 24, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Capital Metro Stays Its Course
All Systems Go!, but no extensions added, to a November commuter-rail vote
"...from Leander, Austin Mayor Will Wynn, and the city Urban Transportation Commission's Patrick Goetz, who noted he "somewhat reluctantly"..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

No One Way About It
Which Way for Our Downtown Streets?
"...nearly a decade of debate over Austin's downtown streets, urban planners say it's coming down to this: Do you..."

Aug. 2, 1996 News Feature

Navigating Rideshare's Course
City begins stakeholder meetings
"...terms of a pilot program for Austin's future with Transportation Networking Companies (TNCs): taxi cabs, Carma cars, mustachioed Lyft-mobiles,..."

June 20, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...End the Transportation Wars..."

May 30, 2003 Column

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin, Texas.
"...transit-related debacles, have also raised the hackles of the Urban Transportation Commission, which sent a resolution to the City..."

March 2, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

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