Transportation

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by Michael Kanin

Proposal explores Urban Rail funding options through TOD zones

An item proposed by Council Members Mike Martinez and Chris Riley that, in part, creates a restricted fund to draw development-based dollars from construction around rail stations drew some concern from Council Member Laura Morrison Tuesday. If approved, the Martinez…

Friday, September 27, 2013 by Michael Kanin

City Council postpones decision on 24-hour bicycle trails

Austin City Council members Thursday delayed until Oct. 17 a vote on whether to end 24-hour cyclist access to three segments of the city’s Hike and Bike Trail. In the meantime, Austin Police Department officials and representatives of the city’s…

Friday, August 30, 2013 by Michael Kanin

Study: Urban rail could add $31 billion to Austin economy by 2030

A staff-produced study of the potential economic impact of a complete urban rail system for the City of Austin concludes that a layout that includes rail service along South Congress Avenue and East Riverside Drive could result in $31 billion…

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