Friday, July 27, 2018 by Jack Craver

Planning Commission hears about 30-mile loop of urban trails

City transportation officials have a grand vision to dramatically expand the Shoal Creek Trail and eventually connect it to a 30-mile loop of trails around the northern half of the city. But it’s anybody’s guess when that vision will be…

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by Caleb Pritchard

Big plans for Shoal Creek Trail unveiled

The nonprofit steward of Austin’s premier urban trail has published its draft plan for extending the hike-and-bike path north from Central Austin all the way to the Domain. The Shoal Creek Conservancy on Friday publicly debuted its Shoal Creek Trail:…

Friday, May 18, 2018 by Caleb Pritchard

Solution for Shoal Creek landslide coming soon

City engineers are getting closer to figuring out how to fix a catastrophic landslide that knocked out a portion of the Shoal Creek Trail earlier this month. “By the end of next week, we’re probably going to have an idea…

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by Caleb Pritchard

Dockless bike-sharing issues surface at city forum

After more than a yearlong absence, dockless bike-sharing returned to downtown Austin on Wednesday, if only for a few hours. Representatives from nine different firms that dabble in dockless technology brought their wares and their pitches to the new Central…

Friday, March 30, 2018 by Caleb Pritchard

B-cycle’s UT expansion a towering success

When Austin B-cycle expanded its reach into the University of Texas campus area last month, its executive director predicted it would be a big success. It turns out his expectations were too low. “Forty days into this, and we’re where…

Monday, March 26, 2018 by Caleb Pritchard

Dockless bike-share pilot development rolls forward

More than a year after an aborted attempt to move into Austin without permission, several dockless bike-sharing companies have switched gears and are now patiently working with the Transportation Department as it develops a pilot program that could put the…

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