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What Land Use Code Do We Need to Build the City We Want?
Planning a way forward after CodeNEXT
"...In hindsight, last year's shuddering halt to the CodeNEXT land use code rewrite looks less like an act of..."

April 12, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Hot Corners: Land Use, Light Rail, and Smart Growth
"...a rail system would open up vast amounts of land to development. The difference is that, in the case..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Council Returns to Land Use Code Conversation
"Everybody is really saying the same thing"
"...subject, last week's return to the dais of the Land Development Code revision, aka NextCodeNEXT, aka CodeCRONK, proved rather..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Land Use Lexicon
"...Hybrid Land Development Code: The proposed CodeNEXT is a combination of..."

June 9, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Travis Gains Little Ground on Land Use
"...into the session with "a very ambitious agenda of land-use legislation" for unincorporated areas. That's a particularly pressing issue..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

County Land Use
Slow Crawl to Nowhere
"...goals this session was to give counties some greater land-use controls; currently, when compared with cities, they have almost..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

¿No Habla Land Use?
One thing about CodeNEXT: It’s definitely in English
"...the Statesman, Mayor Steve Adler wrote of the current land use code: "It's a mess, but we can fix..."

June 9, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Land Use Code Paranoia
"...who thinks differently from them at all costs. The land-use code is the tool which allows them to accomplish..."

Sept. 23, 2003 Postmarks

Transportation and Land Use: Immobilized
Pouring concrete at the Lege is not as easy as it looks.
"...domain -- needed to actually build roads. Rep. Mike Krusee, R-Round Rock, chair of the House Transportation Committee, who..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Preview: Promised Land Use
Austin Oaks, Plaza Saltillo loom large at Thursday meeting
" his backstage magic to broker an agreement among landowner Capital Metro, developer Endeavor, and the nearby neighbors over..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Land Lock
from east to west, land use a hot topic
"...week to the Eastside, where there are two percolating land-use issues figuring into the neighborhood's vision of itself. More..."

March 24, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

This Land Is Our Land
News From the Fronts of State-City Land War
"...between 45th, Lamar, and Guadalupe. In the real world, because the Triangle is state-owned land, the city's decision is..."

April 24, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
" populist urban planning known as "VMU." That's "vertical mixed-use," a new zoning tool to advance the broader City..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

No Man's Land
Substandard Conditions Are a Way of Life for Northridge Acres
"...Zone. The foul scent of sewage permeating Kenneth Snyder's house and the green stagnant water in the drainage ditch..."

June 9, 2000 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

The Lay of the Land
Timing Is Everything
"...up Austin's famously empty skyscrapers and noisily returned the Warehouse District to its historic roots as Austin's party-and-vice quarter...."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Plans for Webberville Land Cause Big Stink
Austin may use 2,800 acres of undeveloped land owned by Austin Energy for industrial purposes
"...week as to how the city of Austin may use approximately 2,800 acres of undeveloped land owned by Austin..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Use Only as Directed
Patenting the Formula
"...ascendancy -- we still considered "planning" to be about land use and related issues. After the city had failed..."

Aug. 20, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

This Land Is Your Land
This muckraking populist grab bag of a film isn't so much a documentary as it is a harried piece of grassroots agitprop.
"...form via Darwin's Nightmare — grassroots documentaries like This Land Is Your Land pale in comparison. Sure, the many..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lotto Land
"...from the March 17, 1995 Chronicle issue when Lotto Land debuted duing the SXSW Film Festival.) A missing $27..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Patrick Taggart

Point Austin: Affordable Housing & the Promised Land
Proposition A and Austin's affordability predicament
"...$250 million. It's not a lump sum, but includes land acquisition ($100 million), rental housing assistance projects ($94 million),..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Land of Opportunities?
"...changed considerably since April, but this is what the landscape looked like two months ago...."

July 6, 2001 News Feature

Land Mine
public access debate surrounds preservation issue
"...and around Austin are being held out of the land rush for a variety of purposes: water quality protection,..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...stresses having three points of contact at all times because I'll soon be following him into this small cave...."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Land Trade in Crestview Not Happening
"...The proposed land swap between Austin Energy and Crestview Station LP is..."

Oct. 25, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

George A. Romero's Land of the Dead
Romero has again crafted a character-driven horror film that doubles as a metaphor for the economic disparity in America and, to a lesser degree, the war on terror.
"...sometimes hopeless characters are well and truly in the Land of the Dead. Worse than that, Dennis Hopper’s running..."

June 24, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Land of 1,000 Dramas
"...Planet Theatre: Tomorrowland..."

March 12, 1999 Arts Feature

Land Mine
"...Democrat Richard Raymond stumps at the courthouse in LaGrange photograph by Kayte VanScoy..."

Oct. 30, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Loosey-Goosey Land Agreement?
Environmentalists and AISD face off once again over school construction in Southwest Austin
"...AISD shouldn't build schools in the Barton Springs watershed because it encourages people to live there. AISD policy has..."

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

The Promised Land
Jews and Neighbors Lay Competing Claims
"...vehicle trips per day, on what's now purely vacant land, on streets where traffic is already too heavy for..."

March 6, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Jester King Buys Surrounding Land
Brewery to start working farm
"...The brewery, nationally recognized for their farmhouse ales, has purchased 58 acres of land surrounding their..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

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