Friday, September 12, 2014 by Tyler Whitson

Bicycle Advisory Council keeps Austin on two wheels

Bicycling is big in Austin. When you are the home of Lance Armstrong, even with his tarnished image, you’re bound to have a lot of two-wheelers on your roads, and Austin does. In fact, USA Today recently named Austin as one…

Thursday, September 11, 2014 by Kara Nuzback

District 2 candidates battle to champion Southeast

Three candidates vying to represent Southeast Austin agree — the district has long been ignored and needs a voice on City Council.District 2 covers much of Southeast Austin, including the Dove Springs and Onion Creek neighborhoods and the area surrounding…

Thursday, August 28, 2014 by Kara Nuzback

Candidates talk transportation at mayoral forum

Though Austin residents can only vote for one Council member to represent their geographic district this Election Day, everyone in the city gets a say in who becomes the next mayor. Five of those in the running showed up for the…

Friday, August 22, 2014 by Beth Cortez-Neavel

County postpones parking decision again

Travis County Commissioners once again postponed a decision on the new county employee parking plan, to the chagrin of the employee parking committee Tuesday.In March, commissioners approved the expansion of free zoned county employee parking in all county-approved parking facilities and…

Sunday, August 17, 2014 by Mark Richardson
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TipSheet: Travis County Commissioners Court

After an entire week of budget hearings, Travis County Commissioners aren’t too interested in dealing with any heavy duty issues this week. But there are a couple of items on the agenda that piqued our interest:Item 27.  Commissioners will finalize…

Friday, August 15, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Council OKs rail ballot tweak; foes protest

Austin City Council members Thursday approved what they called a clarifying language change to what is now a November mobility bond ballot question. As they did so, they continued to hear vocal opposition from a handful of opponents to the…

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