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Dave Grohl Screens Sonic Highways at Studio 6A
Local episode of HBO series airs tonight
"...most exciting evening, but Thursday’s sneak preview of Sonic Highways’ Austin edition was a blast...."

Nov. 7, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Heartworn Highways
Restored documentary brings back the founding voices of outlaw country
"...When Heartworn Highways finally received a theatrical release in 1981, it was..."

Feb. 5, 2021 Movie Review by Doug Freeman

TxDOT to Begin Clearing Encampments Under Highways
Service providers tell Abbott: You're not helping
"...Department of Transportation to begin clearing encampments under state highways in Austin beginning Monday, Nov. 4. TxDOT crews began..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Delisi Jingles the Keys to TxDOT's Highways
TxDOT board Chair Delisi delicately lays out goals for agency
"...stimulus money heading to Texas: $2.4 billion is for highways, but 10% is reserved for roadside enhancement projects and..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: Oaks, Highways, and No Pickleball?
A potpourri of upcoming happenings

Sept. 17, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Highways and Scooters and Impact Fees, Oh My!
Austin mobility plans are moving right along

May 8, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

'Friday Night Lights': Texas Highways Edition

Nov. 16, 2006 Sports Post by Christopher Gray

Sonic Highwayman Dave Grohl
Foo Fighters frontman documents ATX culture and tradition
"...on the heels of a journey down Austin’s Sonic Highways. Dave Grohl called the Chronicle earlier this month to..."

Nov. 20, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

He may be Mel Gibson's choice to play Jesus, but in this car-chase nightmare Jim Caviezel is on the highway to hell.
"...eerily taut and terrifically exciting, it used the deserted highways of the American Southwest as an allegorical badlands for..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Road To Becoming a Reader, Then a Writer
Rene Perez's 'Along These Highways'
" of the new short story collection, Along These Highways (University of Arizona Press)...."

March 30, 2012 Books Feature by Roberto Ontiveros

'Y' Can't We Be Friends?
The Fix290 Coalition provides a test case for highway and community compatibility
"...which is, after all, in the business of building highways. As Daigh says, taking care of trees and creeks..."

June 16, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Austin's Transportation Future: What Will It Look Like in 2033?
Highways, headless horsemen, and high-speed trains: The ghost of our transportation future
"...demand. Urban planning experts argue that adding lanes to highways incentivizes developers to build farther out from the city's..."

Nov. 10, 2023 News Feature by Benton Graham

Day Trips: Wind Turbines
Fun facts about the giant pinwheels along Texas highways
"...Wind turbines along Texas highways look like daisies planted on the horizon lazily turning..."

July 22, 2022 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Good Kill
Ethan Hawke pilots drones over Afghanistan from a trailer in the Nevada desert
"...American tableaux – suburban tract houses, elementary schools, interstate highways – that mimic similar sky-high perspectives just before a..."

June 12, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

ACL @ 40: Foo Fighters
Taping coincides with Austin episode of Sonic Highways
"...the local installment of Dave Grohl’s documentary series Sonic Highways...."

Nov. 3, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer
Executed serial killer Aileen Wuornos leaves little doubt as to her sanity in this second Nick Broomfield documentary on the subject.
"...2002 for the murders of seven men along Florida highways. (In 1992, he released Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Never Leave Nevada
"...East Coast transplant looking for love along the country's highways and byways. His partner is Luis Ramirez (Rincon), a..."

June 14, 1991 Movie Review by Marie Mahoney

Thelma & Louise
"...weekend leads these two into a race across the highways of the Southwest in a pitched battle with circumstances...."

May 24, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Springtime in Texas means wildflowers and festivals abound
"...up nicely for a hot wildflower season along the highways and in the fields – Day Trip time!..."

March 1, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Behavioral Shifts, Anyone?
Michael Webber spoke to a UT audience on potential solutions to the energy problem
" over the environment, please slow down on the highways and keep your tire pressure where it needs to..."

Feb. 25, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Opinion: Bring Back East Avenue – Downtown Is No Place for a 20-lane Death Machine
The case for running freeways around cities, rather than through them
"...centers while the freeway lanes loop around. When state highways do pass through urban areas, the speed limit often..."

Sept. 17, 2021 Column by Chris Riley

The Odds on Mayor Adler’s $720 Million Mobility Bond
Is the plan just daring enough to work?
"...Big" mobility bond, the $720 million investment in regional highways, major streets, bike trails, and sidewalks that Austin voters..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

"If you fail light rail again, you've sealed your fate to sucking a tailpipe and damned your city's 21st century global position."
"...are needed now -- 10 years from now, existing highways and a double-decked MoPac monstrosity will be woefully inadequate..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Column

Which Way Do We Go?
Rae Takes the Wheel
"...out to the public -- rail vs. buses vs. highways," she says. "And we need to see what our..."

April 9, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Why Rail?
The city is pushing for a 2012 vote to build urban rail. The critics are asking, 'Who needs it?'
" and to send limited transportation dollars toward the highways used by the majority. He presents a raft of..."

April 8, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Y Not?
The battle over AMD's move to Lantana is a one-tract skirmish in a larger war over the uncertain future of Central Texas
" house to share the agency's plans to expand highways 290 and 71. First drafted in the 1980s, the..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Our readers talk back.
"...rid our region of traffic jams by building more highways. Of course, this is a joke...."

March 11, 2005 Column

Time to Really Try and Solve Transportation Problems
"...rid our region of traffic jams by building more highways. Of course, this is a joke. Do you think..."

March 8, 2005 Postmarks

Here Come the Transporters
In the endless Central Texas transportation wars, the lions and the lambs look for ways to make peace
"...journeys on the roads and rails – in which highways and transit have been the poles on a left-right..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Subsidizing Smog
A new report from the Sierra Club shows that while new roads may get traffic moving, air quality will continue to suffer.
"...the report. Statewide, Texas spent $273.21 per person on highways and a mere $76.53 on public transit; for every..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

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