Transportation

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Money questions continue to divide members of CAMPO Board

Worries that local funding policies might not meet federal requirements were front and center at the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization meeting Monday night.   Earlier this year, CAMPO’s Transportation Policy Board set up a funding mechanism to distribute $104…

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Jimmy Maas

Travis Commissioners vote to spend $15 million on SH45 SW

The Travis County Commissioners Court approved spending $15 million in county funds Tuesday toward a plan to extend the southwest portion of State Highway 45 from the end of MoPac Boulevard to FM 1626. The vote fulfilled Travis County’s part…

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by Jo Clifton

SOS files criminal charge against Daugherty over SH45 SW information

Bill Bunch, executive director of the Save Our Springs Alliance, filed a criminal complaint Monday against Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty. The complaint signed by Bunch was filed on behalf of SOS with County Attorney David Escamilla.   SOS alleges…

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by Mark Richardson

Battle over SH45SW features argument between Biscoe and Bunch

The never-ending case of SH 45 Southwest has dogged County Judge Sam Biscoe for the past 25 years of his public life. But at Tuesday’s Commissioners Court meeting – with his December retirement date in sight – the normally reserved…

Monday, March 3, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Leffingwell, Spelman offer different views of city’s rail future

With no firm number yet attached to a potential November 2014 City of Austin transportation bond, two Austin City Council members presented vastly differing visions last week of what it might eventually cost. Meanwhile, the Council members revealed further planning…

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Leffingwell: Fixing transportation issues critical to Austin’s future

“Rail or Fail.” That was the message (that may become a bumper sticker) from Mayor Lee Leffingwell as he gave his final State of the City address yesterday.   Though Leffingwell hit on many of Austin’s recent and continuing triumphs…

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