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Public Notice: Mobility for All
Three visions for our transportation future
"...initiative's five goal areas (along with consumption of goods, transportation & land use, natural systems, and sustainable buildings). The..."

Sept. 30, 2022 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council: Back to the Future!
Seven-member Council on an 11-seat dais
"...(deep breath) the Bicycle Master Plan, the Metropolitan Area Transpor­ta­tion Plan, and the Imagine Austin Compre­hen­sive Plan...."

Nov. 7, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Getting off the Road
Rail will help, roads will help – but so will your decision not to drive today
"...receptive to the message, because they're so frustrated with transportation and traffic in Austin. They like the idea of..."

June 27, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

" year, and defining ridesharing as a mode of transportation that should not involve compensation...."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature

Spring Train-ing
Rob Spillar and transit advocates work toward a 2014 rail vote
"...compete on this team," the director of the city's transportation department says. "This town has a lot going for..."

Feb. 22, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Police Pushing Pedicabbers' Patience
Are pedicab regulations out of touch?
" faces as it expands; according to the city's Transportation Department, Austin now counts some 16 separate pedicab companies,..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, July 15-22
"...ENTERPRISE PRO­GRAM In light of the U.S. Department of Transpor­tation's proposed changes to this federal program, the city invites..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature

"...Capital Metro announced it's canceling a contract with Veolia Transpor­ta­tion to get its MetroRail system up and running. Cap..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature

Special Session: In and Out in a Jiffy
Lawmakers passed two key bills – then they went home
"...1, out before July 4), lawmakers were forewarned. Senate Transportation & Homeland Security Commit­tee Vice Chair Kirk Watson, D-Austin,..."

July 10, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Not So Cool
Austin's 2009 Climate Protection Program update confirms progress on energy – but reflects a feeble citywide effort
"...Water Utility (which uses prodigious quantities of energy), the Transpor-tation Department, and Solid Waste Services. Due to their communitywide..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Delisi Jingles the Keys to TxDOT's Highways
TxDOT board Chair Delisi delicately lays out goals for agency
"...predicting the future of the overstretched Texas Department of Transpor­ta­tion. "I don't know," she said, "and no one can..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Lumberman's Investment Corporation has offered a compromise to the city on its plans for the Sand Beach Reserve, located just north of Town Lake; the CityCouncil approves a $1.8 billion budget.
"...and instead using funds from the $150 million in transportation bonds on the November ballot (assuming they pass) to..."

Sept. 15, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

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