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Tuesday, January 23, 2001 by

Capital Metro votes

More money for MoPac But Travis County must still find more After two hours of discussion yesterday, the Capital Metro Board of Directors voted to assist Travis County in its quest for money to acquire right-of-way for the extension of…

Monday, January 22, 2001 by

Three commissions say City should

Beef up transportation planning City must give CAMPO direction, not vice versa Three city commissions have recommended that the City of Austin take the driver’s seat in transportation planning, instead of reacting to proposals from the Capital Metropolitan Planning Organization…

Friday, January 19, 2001 by

Two Council Members react to

Rep. Keel's attacks on Cap Metro Keel filed the same anti-transit agency bills last session State Rep. Terry Keel’ s broad swipe at Capital Metro—a quartet of anti-agency bills filed yesterday—drew a swift response from General Manager Karen Rae and…

Thursday, January 18, 2001 by

Landmark commission hopes new

Ordinance will solve problems City Council could see proposal in March A rewrite of the historic landmark ordinance will add more fail-safe measures to both the demolition of potentially historic buildings and the hearing process for disputed landmark cases. The…

Wednesday, January 17, 2001 by

Planners to take closer

Look at impervious cover Disagreement evident on whether to change assumptions The Planning Commission decided last night to look more closely at the city’s assumptions about the amount of impervious cover being constructed for new single-family homes. But several commissioners…

Tuesday, January 16, 2001 by

Austin seeks to protect powers,

In land use, electric deregulation Austin becoming more like other cities, Hrncir says Texas lawmakers can always count on the state’s cities to jealously guard their territory and their regulatory powers, and to increase those powers whenever possible. This session…