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Special Transit Users Fear Cap Metro Cutbacks
Transportation agency wants to tighten eligibility; advocates for disabled worry that vital services will be slashed
"...protests from disability advocates and the ire of the Urban Transportation Commission, which has taken up the issue in..."

June 2, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Beside the Point
It's trump and counter-trump in the council vs. charter wars
"...housing, parkland, and open space.) The story in the transportation package was the staff's renewed emphasis on streets, in..."

March 31, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Cyclists Chastise CAMPO
"...Monday's meeting of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's Transportation Policy Board. Eden, who serves on the city's Urban..."

June 13, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Daily Hustle: 9/14/10
Council makes amends, amendments
"...Small Business Council Committee meets in the Board and Commission room at City Hall, 310 W. Second, 3pm...."

Sept. 14, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Our readers talk back.
"...and one not, I've also been serving on the Urban Transportation Commission, a role which requires that one view..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Column

Villas Are Not 'Bad' Infill
"...and one not, I've also been serving on the Urban Transportation Commission, a role which requires that one view..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Postmarks

A New Deal for TNCs?
Questions remain as Riley pushes for agreement
"...summer fun of squabbling over the eventual fate of "transportation network companies" in Austin found its thermometer turned a..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Todd Phelps: 'Creativity and Common Sense'
" put Austin on the forefront of technology, and transportation solutions, and an all-of-the-above approach to traffic...."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

End of the Road for Five-Way Stop?
A proposal to close Bruning Avenue stirs neighborhood debate
"...safer and more accessible for all roadway users," city Transportation Department Director Robert Spillar wrote in a memo to..."

May 27, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 3-10
"...URBAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION Speak up about the proposed extension of..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Feature

Yellow Bike Project Turns 10
Although Yellow Bike boasts more volunteers, community-benefiting programs, and grassroots momentum than ever, a cloud of uncertainty looms over group's East 51st shop, set for demolition by early 2008
"...been taking issues of oil-dependence, pollution, climate change, and transportation equity directly to the streets now for 10 years...."

May 18, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Cyclists Run Over Helmet Law Idea
Former Mayor Bruce Todd's proposed mandatory bicycle helmet ordinance coasts to a stop for now
"...the safety of bicyclists. The fate of a city Urban Transportation Commission resolution recommending an 18-month cycling-safety study in..."

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Council Watch
Council shrinks Champion development at Loop 360 and RM 2222; taxi drivers want to raise fares, Gary Bradley development agreement doesn't provide enough information.
"...Champion told the council that the Texas Department of Transportation told the family the land would appreciate due to..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Not a Demonstration
"...project – essentially a demonstration line for a real suburban/city system yet to be executed.” [“Point Austin,” News, April..."

April 29, 2010 Postmarks

The Daily Hustle: 5/25/10
Cab compromise driven to council
"...directs the City Manager to partner with an existing Urban Transportation Commission taxi group “to develop recommendations on taxicab..."

May 25, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Beside the Point
Council returns after a three-week hiatus to a lengthy and twisty agenda
"...selection criteria hammered out by Public Works and the Urban Transportation Commission...."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...sidewalks and alleys around their establishments clean, according to Urban Transportation Commission member Carl Tepper, who vetoed the proposal..."

June 22, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

"...Take the Train ... Please: On Tuesday, the Urban Transportation Commission voted 8-1 to recommend to City Council..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, June 9-15
"...this week at meetings of both the Airport Advisory Commission (5pm, 2716 Spirit of Texas Dr., Rm. 160) and..."

June 10, 2011 News Column

The Daily Hustle: 12/14/10
Meet the animal service officers today
"...On the city calendar: The Urban Transportation Commission meets in the Boards and Commissions Room..."

Dec. 14, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 11/9/10
WTP4 update
"...and Small Business Committee meets in the Boards and Commissions Room at City Hall, 301 W. Second, 3pm...."

Nov. 9, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 10/12/10
City council's gypsy agenda
"...Small Business Council Committee meets in the Boards and Commissions room at City Hall, 301 W. Second, 3pm...."

Oct. 12, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Hailing the Cabs
What happens next
"...assessment of performance measures currently collected by the city's Transportation Department; the use of biofuel, renewable fuel, or hybrid..."

June 11, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...road – it has sailed through the boards and commissions process with unanimous support, concluding with the Urban Transportation..."

May 14, 2010 News Feature

Light Rail Has and Is Working
"...likely be an impediment rather than a help to urban rail if and when it ever gets here, but..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Postmarks

Best Alternative: Regional Rail
"...(aka commuter) rail. When I was chair of the Urban Transportation Commission, I supported (and now continue to support)..."

April 18, 2007 Postmarks

Council: Call Me a (Lone Star) Cab!
Hailing 'unique' business model, City Council chooses city's newest taxi franchise
"...permits to Lone Star Cab Co., bucking staff and commission recommendations that rival Capital City Cab Co. get the..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Cold Water on TOD
"...have gotten and are continuing to get great new urban buildings around their light-rail lines. The key here is..."

Jan. 27, 2005 Postmarks

The Next Debacle
"...if it beats all the odds and proves that suburbanites are eager to transfer to shuttle buses as part..."

Oct. 4, 2004 Postmarks

Against Current Rail Plan
"...alone will be fatal, given the experience of other urban areas in this country: the requirement for nearly all..."

Aug. 31, 2004 Postmarks

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