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A New Transportation Funding Strategy: CNU
News from Congress for New Urbanism
" at CNU17 – the 2009 Congress for New Urbanism big meet-up in Denver – we got an earful..."

June 13, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Austin Transportation Guide
How to get around Austin, with or without your own wheels
"...a good time. Here's a breakdown of the best transportation options whether you’re trying to get to a venue..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post by Katie Walsh

Transportation Options at SXSW
How to get around during the clusterfuck of festival season
" the rundown, that way you can be sure transportation plans won’t hit any speed bumps...."

March 1, 2017 SXSW Post by Katarina Brown

Urban Rail Comment Period Ends Friday
Proposed line would run from Mueller to ABIA via Downtown
"...wrapping up the public input period on the proposed urban rail line, part of the environmental impact process required..."

April 26, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

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

Developing Stories: Future Mobility: Shaping the Transportation Bonds
Urban rail is what you won't see this November – so what will you see?
"...too many unanswered questions to "bring a fully developed urban rail proposal to Austin voters this November," he said..."

March 26, 2010 News Column 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
"...the bonds, if endorsed by the voters, would fund urban rail (aka "Project Connect"), and cover a little less..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

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

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

What Would $720 Million for Transportation Buy?
City Council mulls the "Go Big" bond in preparation for the November ballot
"...The centerpieces of the proposed Nov. 8 transportation bond – dubbed the "mobility bond" or "Go Big"..."

Aug. 5, 2016 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Proposition B: Getting Behind Active Transportation
Voters also have the chance to approve a record investment in pedestrian, bike infrastructure, and traffic safety improvements
"...only way that this year's ballot could help transform transportation. Voters also have the chance to approve a record..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Jack Craver

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

Precinct 3: Ye Olde Transportation Debate Takes Spotlight
Two candidates diverge on roads and growth in Western Travis County
"...Any discussion of Daugherty will begin with transportation. Before he defeated Demo­crat­ic appointee Margaret Moore and recaptured..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols Let's Talk Transportation
New online hub greases wheels of transportation talk
" could enhance public involvement in ongoing conversations around transportation planning, including Austin Urban Rail. The Social Networking and..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Public Transportation Part of the Problem With Downtown Living
"...the advantages of the 'X-Auto' downtown lifestyle to [his] suburban friends,” while admitting “outside of the nighttime entertainment areas,..."

July 5, 2006 Postmarks

Transportation Money for Austin?
An upcoming meeting will focus on bringing federal transportation funds to Central Texas
"...The feds plan to host a sustainable transportation workshop this month in Arlington. The March 23 event,..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Urban Rail Meetings
City holding forums as part of FTA review
"...Urban RailAustin 2011..."

March 25, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Urban Rail Public Meetings
City seeks input on proposed rail project
"...under the National Environmental Policy Act. According to city Transportation Director Rob Spillar, a scoping meeting "represents the start..."

April 1, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Transportation Options Needed
"...the “high cost of free parking” revealed by UCLA urban planning professor Donald Shoup in his 2005 book of..."

Aug. 1, 2022 Postmarks

Transportation Planning Briefs
" zeroing in on a final recommendation for an urban rail plan to present to Council. They'll present it..."

April 11, 2014 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Transportation Station
Getting around is part of Austin campus life
"...Bobcat Tram (BT) Inter-urban San Marcos to Austin and San Marcos to San..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Features Feature by Liz Williams

Austin's Public Transportation System Has Problems
"...Hello, My family took advantage of Austin's public transportation system to get to and from the Fourth of..."

July 5, 2008 Postmarks

Urban Planning Buzz
"...Speaking of urban development, City Hall will play host on March 19..."

March 12, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Some Transportation Planners More Dangerous Than Terrorists
" why I "don't like roads." New highways encourage urban sprawl – can there be any doubt about this?..."

Oct. 27, 2004 Postmarks

Innovative Transportation Ideas Should Be Tried
" you can witness a proven, cost-effective method for urban transport. After that, you can make an informed choice..."

April 22, 2008 Postmarks

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

Why Rail?
The city is pushing for a 2012 vote to build urban rail. The critics are asking, 'Who needs it?'
"...transit – indeed, he recognizes its necessity in providing transportation options for those who, for whatever reason, cannot drive..."

April 8, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Daily Hustle: 5/11/10
City Council highlights this Thursday
" 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

Best Performance by a City Board
Urban Transportation Commission
"...Urban Trans' job is hard enough -- trying to give..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Best of Austin Feature

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

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