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Doing the Electric Slide
Electric cab item pulled from council agenda
"...during the Tuesday work session. Noting that the city's Transportation Department is scheduled to conduct a comprehensive review of..."

April 29, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Police Pushing Pedicabbers' Patience
Are pedicab regulations out of touch?
" faces as it expands; according to the city's Transportation Department, Austin now counts some 16 separate pedicab companies,..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Taxi Lotto No Go?
Urban Transportation Commission searching for new system for approving taxi franchises
"...of several to be steered by members of the Urban Transportation Commission as they hope to come up with..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Taxi Report Hits Rocky Terrain
With transportation, it's hard to find the middle of the road
"...When Ray Mundy, the director of the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, came to..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The B&C List
"...Below is our subjective division of city boards and commissions into tiers, based on the degree to which council..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature

Peace and Progress Come to Shoal Creek
Feud between cyclists and residents comes to an end
"...a charrette, everyone involved in the Shoal Creek Boulevard Transportation Project has finally agreed on a set of improvements..."

Jan. 14, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin.
"...Fred Lewis, a member of the city's Charter Review Commission, which recommended instant runoffs to the City Council last..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Shoal Creek Showdown
Neighbors and cyclists compromise on Shoal Creek Blvd. project -- but city staff has other ideas.
"...considering two designs for final approval, one devised by transportation consultant Charles Gandy's firm Livable Communities Consulting at the..."

Oct. 11, 2002 News Feature by Dave Mann

Council: Have Ears, Will Hear
City gets 'Central Corridor Update' from Project Connect
"...morning briefing: the Project Connect "Central Corridor Update" on urban rail plans, mainly because of its ongoing importance and..."

March 28, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Project Connect Draws a Line
Group makes official recommendation to Mayor Leffingwell
"...River Street) sub-corridors as the top prospects for initial urban rail development. East Riverside was recommended because of its..."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Mac McCann

Bicycle Boulevard Plan Due April 6
Will go to boards and commissions, then council on May 13
"...The city has also commissioned Angelo Economics to perform an economic impact analysis of..."

March 30, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

May the Circle Be Unbroken
The Urban Transportation Commission endorses Heritage Neighborhood Association's city-contested traffic circle
" at 31st and West Avenue came from the Urban Transportation Commission on Feb. 20. The UTC called a..."

March 2, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the lax and vague codes of the Texas Ethics Commission. ... We question whether it is really an independent,..."

July 28, 2006 News Feature

Here Comes the Train
Can city staff, citizens, and neighborhoods realize – and build – a more livable city?
"...tip of Austin, it's hard to believe the crazy-quilt urban sprawl of 183 North is only about half a..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

You Call This a Plan?
Seaholm District Master Plan Morphs Into the Lumbermen's Tract Subsidy Program
"...of the master plan," Tommy Eden of the city's Urban Transportation Commission observed the other day...."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Boards & Commissions
"...Here’s a list of 122 board and commission appointments made by City Council at the end of..."

Aug. 7, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...• The Urban Transportation Commission is growing increasingly concerned over Capital Metro's..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature

Cab Drivers Look Toward the Future
"...decide how many permits to grant the co-op: The Transportation Depart­ment has recommended 150; the Urban Transportation Commission, which..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

'It's an Egregious Lie'
"...Dear Editor, Regarding “Urban Rail: Which Way to Connect?” [News, Dec. 13]: McCann..."

Dec. 16, 2013 Postmarks

Naked City
"...Mayor Lee Leffing­well remains committed to a November 2010 transportation bond election, which will include a vote on the..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature

We Think It Can, We Think It Can ...
Capital Metro may have finally found a rail plan everybody can … tolerate
"...other toys on that train. "Your vote for the urban commuter line is the first step in providing more..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Executioner
"...OWANA went together in July 1997 to the Downtown Commission, the Urban Transportation Commission, and a City Council Work..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Column

The Daily Hustle:1/11/11
City Council agenda highlights for Thursday
"...Increasing Austin Energy appropriations by $17 million to offset decommissioning costs for the Holly power plant. Related to Item..."

Jan. 11, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 1/10/11
Of politics and parking meters
"...hours Downtown – is making the appropriate board and commission rounds. The proposals, including extending Downtown pay parking from..."

Jan. 10, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Bike Mobility Task Force Wheels Out Initial Recommendations
Final recommendations due by end of November, go to council in December.
"...time the question "Why don't more Austinites bicycle for transportation?" is asked, the resounding response from people is, "because..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

"...highways." This is a mischaracterization of the type of transportation projects that can improve air quality and will [be]..."

June 20, 2003 Column

Bikes on a Road to Nowhere?
" advocate approval of a bikeway-related engineering-and-design contract with transportation consultants Wilbur Smith and Associates. Other cyclists will stay..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Our readers talk back.
"...public is more aware of and supportive of public transportation than a decade ago...."

Nov. 5, 2004 Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of Austin's shuttered municipal airport into a 700-acre mixed-use urban village. The council did heed the calls of Mueller..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Walk a Mile, Save a Tire
Pedestrian Coordinator
"...pedestrian interests in the Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPWT), it raised almost as big a storm in..."

June 14, 1996 News Feature

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