Stories by Charlotte Moore

Friday, May 24, 2013 by Charlotte Moore

Pros and cons of rideshare debated

Remember when carpooling was a simple enough ordeal? Get in the car, get where you’re going, maybe give the driver some money for gas and time. Today, it’s being described using words like “innovation,” “technology” and phrases like “violation of…

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 by Charlotte Moore

Consultant recommends fare hikes for most Capital Metro bus routes

If Cap Metro riders ever secretly thought that nice, simple, round $1 fare was insanely reasonable, perhaps they were right all along. And the relatively cheap ride may be just about up. If the Capital Metro Transportation Authority follows the…

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Charlotte Moore

Consultant starts process for planning Lady Bird Lake’s South Shore

Is Downtown Austin really the pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly, green space-treasuring, family-loving Mecca it claims to be? Perhaps some of it is. But, there is one stretch of area along Lady Bird Lake which, for all its potential of possessing these…

Monday, May 13, 2013 by Charlotte Moore

Council denies petition for annexation by Hornsby Bend residents

High water bills, a dangerous road, and slow response to medical emergencies – that’s what some people who live in the Hornsby Bend area in Eastern Travis County say they deal with every day. It’s also why they’ve asked the…

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 by Charlotte Moore

City staff working with feds to renew Barton Springs conservation plan

Austinites are familiar with the Barton Springs salamander. Now, a simple click and comment from advocates could pave the way for the city to save a whole other kind of local amphibian – the Austin Blind Salamander.   According to…

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