Transit

Monday, November 24, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Landmark Commission delays fate of Pine Street

The future of East Austin’s Pine Street Station will remain in limbo for at least another month after last week’s postponement of a grass-roots bid for historic landmark designation.Though the Historic Landmark Commission again discussed the buildings at Fifth and…

Thursday, November 13, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Martinez to pitch bus rapid transit investments

City Council Member and Austin mayoral candidate Mike Martinez is looking to pitch multiple bus rapid transit lines as the next major transportation investment for the area.In an interview with the Monitor, Martinez nodded to the work done by Project…

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

City beefs up transit portion of SMART Housing

With a swift, unanimous approval, City Council members amended the transit requirements for the city’s SMART Housing program last week.SMART stands for Safe, Mixed-income, Accessible and Reasonably-priced Transit-oriented housing. Last week, Council tweaked the “T” to require that SMART Housing…

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio, Show 22

Brennan Griffin and Amy Hartman of AURA join Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about the past, present, and future of the organization. Link below.

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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