The “Let’s Go Austin” PAC, formed to campaign for Austin’s planned November rail and roads bond proposition, will formally kick off its fall campaign on Wednesday, August 20th at 12:00 noon in the public plaza at Austin City Hall. The event will mark the beginning of a
Last week concluded the successful Imagine One Austin Information Series, a seven week program put on by Leadership Austin designed to educate candidates, candidate staffers, and the public on baseline information about Austin and the region’s most pressing issues.
The new Manor Expressway (290 Toll) opened in May 2014 and is already surpassing projected traffic and revenue estimates, showing just how high the demand is for the new six-lane facility. Within weeks of the project’s grand opening, average weekday transactions soared to nearly 47,000.
Seton Healthcare Family has received a $1,000,001 donation from the Austin-based Shivers Cancer Foundation to fund construction of Seton’s new teaching hospital, Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.
The Austin Center for Events (ACE) will present proposed changes to the draft special events ordinance, made since first reading of the measure in October 2013, at a series of public meetings in August and September.
The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) has announced that Wade Cooper has been selected to serve on Capital Metro’s board of directors. Cooper will replace board member John Langmore, who completed his three-year term.
As reported last week by Jan Buchholz of the Austin Business Journal, Google has leased thousands of square feet at the iconic and historic former site of the Austin's Children's Museum at 201 Colorado St.
Capital Metro will introduce Route 803, the second MetroRapid line along Burnet and South Lamar, on Sunday, August 24, 2014. The route connects The Domain to The University of Texas research and main campuses, traveling through Downtown Austin to the Westgate Shopping Center.
Our friends at Austin B-cycle are working hard to continue to provide a fun, easy, and convenient way to get around downtown Austin. Here are some fun facts they have collected since their December 2013 launch:
Austin Parks Foundation and Tur Partners will host a public visioning session for Town Lake Metropolitan Park—commonly known as Auditorium Shores and Butler Park along Lady Bird Lake—on Wednesday, August 20, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
On August 7th, Austin City Council is scheduled to consider placing a $1 billion bond on a ballot that will go before voters this November. The bond would include $600 million for a proposed urban rail line and $400 million for road projects and corridor studies.
Austin's coolest festival returns this Saturday, August 9th for a day of treats at Fiesta Gardens!
Royal Blue Grocery has been quietly expanding its footprint in Downtown Austin over the last year and officially opened it's fifth location last week at 51 Rainey Street, in the Skyhouse Tower.
Christann M. Vasquez, MHA, who recently led efforts to plan and build a new San Antonio hospital, will become the first president of Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, the new Austin teaching hospital scheduled to open in 2017.
Shoal Creek Conservancy is hosting a Summer Celebration on Friday, August 8th at Duncan Park, located downtown at 900 W. 9th Street. You’re invited to this free public event from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a performance from SeVana Marimba, with bat watching to follow at sunset.