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Sara Hensley Turns Over a New Leaf
The new PARD director has big ideas – to realize them, she'll have to raise big bucks
"...on weekends, and I'm seeing it. I'm meeting with neighborhoods, different groups, associations." She is restructuring the department to..."

July 24, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Developing Stories
Tweaking Northcross
" be eliminated or radically downsized. All of the neighborhoods joined in requesting "a significantly smaller store."..."

March 2, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Developer Not Making Good on Wal-Mart Moratorium?
Responsible Growth for Northcross says Lincoln no Honest Abe
"...stop development activity and to gather input from the neighborhoods for 60 days. So far, they are doing the..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Conflict of Interest
Facing corporate tyranny, we're all "interested parties"
"...while the notice of the development given to the neighborhoods was in fact defective (lacking required direction on how..."

Dec. 15, 2006 News Column by Michael King

The Rise of McMansions
Those large-scale "starter castles" on postage-stamp plots of land bring two of the Austin City Council's most cherished ideals into direct conflict.
"...conflict with Council's second tenet, which is to back neighborhoods' input on zoning issues whenever possible, a philosophy articulated..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Will Towering Condos Spring to City Approval?
Developers tout proposed high-rise as perfect fit for Downtown; neighbors aren't so sure
"...either close to or already encroaching on the not-Downtown neighborhoods to the west and south...."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Shrinking Schools
While the suburbs sprawl, central city schools count their children – and their blessings
"...when neighborhood kids grow up and younger families choose neighborhoods even further out. Of course, housing trends involve dozens..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...complex, no. The surrounding collection of ethnically diverse Eastside neighborhoods -- each with its own set of personalities and..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

I-35 Planning Not a Two-Way Street
To some East Austin residents, the Texas Dept. of Transportation is an Orwellian evil empire-like state agency that will pave over your house if not watched closely, despite the agency's best efforts to put on a happy face.
"...ostensibly to seek feedback from leaders of the Austin Neighborhoods Council and representatives of various Eastside neighborhoods abutting the..."

Aug. 16, 2002 News Feature by Dave Mann

Would You, Could You Be My Neighbor?
The new incarnation of neighborhood planning and the latest handicapping of the mayoral candidates
"...Today, neighborhood planning has no friends. The neighborhoods that have gone through planning are, at best, exhausted..."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Light Rail Debate
Max Nofziger argues that light rail is too costly and will destroy the Austin we love.
"...The impact on neighborhoods will be just as devastating. Increasing property values will..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Max Nofziger

Count Me In
there's power in numbers with the census 2000 data.
"...committee is chaired by Cherrywood Neighborhood Association president, Mueller Neighborhoods Coalition leader, and all-around man-on-the-scene Jim Walker. "If we..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Bigger, Better, Smarter
San Diego is everything Austin wants to be: livable, transit-oriented, pedestrian-friendly, and downtown-centric. But will tools that worked in the nation's largest border and military base town translate to Central Texas?
"...has from the outset been a collection of small towns-cum-neighborhoods, which is how Austin civic cognoscenti define their vision..."

Jan. 14, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Seeing the Light
Capital Metro unveils plans for light rail, a bus-rapid-transit system, and HOV lanes for Austin.
"...notes that it "needs to evolve community consensus with neighborhoods and economic development proponents." In other words, East Austin..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Economic Cleansing
"...Robert Brown Protect Our Neighborhoods..."

April 16, 1999 Column

Goals, Goals, Goals
"...residents a direct stake in development." Compatibility with surrounding neighborhoods. It must "maintain and enhance quality of life" with..."

Feb. 19, 1999 News Column

Our Little Town
Travis Heights Arrives
"...Charles Newning's Fairview Park subdivision, the second of three neighborhoods that compose what we now call "Travis Heights." Their..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Back to the Drawing Board
Process for Mapping School Boundary Lines Improved, Still Difficult
" that the district is spread out, with many neighborhoods boxed in by major highways or located far away..."

April 3, 1998 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

All Aboard
New ARA Board Swells With Inclusion
"...the groundwork for unprecedented cooperation between ARA and area neighborhoods...."

Feb. 13, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Off the Beaten Track
Can Light Rail Build Livable Communities?
"...other cities' NAs on their heads. Here, it's the neighborhoods -- at least some of them -- telling the..."

Nov. 21, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Casting Votes Against Development
"...exclusively biasing the interest of Hyde Park and surrounding neighborhoods. This is for all of Austin's inhabitants who have..."

Feb. 21, 1997 Column

Hancock Center, R.I.P.
Everything Old Is New Again at 41st & I-35

Feb. 14, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Two Kids in the Bush
Council Nixes Plans for More Cops on Hand
"...officers on duty is cut in half, leaving some neighborhoods unpatrolled. Under the program, there would be no en..."

Oct. 18, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

The ARA Steps Up
East Austin Redevelopment Money Approved
"...Blackshear, Guadalupe, Anderson, Swede Hill, Chestnut Hill, and Kealing neighborhoods, who had recently assembled the Organization of Central East..."

Nov. 24, 1995 News Column

Council Contemplates Consensus Changes to the Code
As the Land Development Code languishes in court, City Council looks for other ways change what can be built where
"...was nonsense, as his plaintiffs bought property in residential neighborhoods that are already zoned as such. "Now the city..."

Nov. 26, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

City Council: The Race Is On
Previewing November’s elections for Districts 1, 3, 8, and 9
"...the rewrite "garbage" and accused it of protecting wealthy neighborhoods. Cohen believes Aus­tin can make itself more affordable by..."

June 22, 2018 News Feature by the News Staff

CodeNEXT’s End Is Near, in Theory
What fate for our five-year, $8.5 million rewrite?
"...preser­va­tion­ists and East Austin residents claim it upzones central neighborhoods, incentivizing demolition of single-family homes in lieu of larger..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Whose Affordability Crisis?
Looking through the prism's lens
"...enough to stagnate growth. So you end up with neighborhoods like West Campus and East River­side, where city plans..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Insinuations & Lies

Oct. 22, 2017 Postmarks

The Odds on Mayor Adler’s $720 Million Mobility Bond
Is the plan just daring enough to work?
"...traffic congestion, improve transit, increase safety, and build walkable neighborhoods. This sets up Austin for a big win."..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

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