As recently reported by Shonda Novak of the Austin American-Statesman, developers of a project planned at East Cesar Chavez and Red River streets, along the banks of Waller Creek, have acquired more land that could allow their project to grow to 2 million square feet of development.
The City of Austin's Economic Development Department is proud to announce the opening of the 11th annual People’s Gallery exhibition at Austin City Hall. The public is invited to an opening reception Friday, February 27, from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Lone Star Rail District, Texas Department of Transportation, and Federal Highway Administration have started the environmental review process for the Lone Star Regional Rail Project, which is proposed to improve mobility, mode choice, accessibility, transportation reliability and facilitate e
On March 5th at 7:00 p.m., celebrate Amplify Austin Day with a movie night under the stars with the Austin Parks Foundation and the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow. Originally scheduled for last November, we're hoping to have better luck with weather this time.
Capital Metro cares about Austin's cycling community, and realizes that cyclists who use public transit have unique needs. They hope to support their cyclist riders by providing safe, simple storage and easy boarding options on buses and trains.
The Burger Bar, one of three new restaurants in Austin associated with the brand-new J.W. Marriott Hotel, opened last Wednesday. The Burger Bar is a food truck-style walk up window that offers fast service and affordable prices (the most expensive burger on the menu costs $6.25).
On Tuesday, February 10, Charlie Betts was recognized at the Capitol for his 18 years as Executive Director of the Downtown Austin Alliance.
A new report from U.S. Public Interest Research Group and Frontier Group ranks Austin first among 70 major American cities for the availability of technology-enabled transportation services such as car sharing, bike sharing, taxi hailing, and real-time transit information.
Austin Water will hold a second public workshop to consider additional restrictions during Stage 3 as well as lake level triggers for the implementation of these additional restrictions. Implementation of drought-related Stage 4 restrictions will also be discussed.
Smart Growth America has recognized the City of Austin’s policy in its “Best Complete Streets Policies of 2014” report, which features a multimodal image of Guadalupe Street in Austin on the cover.
On Ash Wednesday, February 18, St. David’s Episcopal Church will offer ashes to busy commuters and others who may not have the time, or the initial inclination, to observe this day. St. David’s is offering this sacrament from 8 a.m. to 5. p.m.
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and TxTag are celebrating the expansion of the Carma Carpooling Toll Reimbursement Program to all Central Texas Toll Roads!
ULI Austin has announced that Tom Stacy has been selected by its Governance Committee as the winner of the Vision Award at the inaugural Impact Awards to be held March 4th.
The Austin Marathon and Half Marathon is happening this Sunday, February 15th! Registration has been temporarily re-opened but will close tonight, February 9th, at 11:59 PM.
Here are the best spots to cheer on the runners:
Our friends at Art Alliance Austin are now bringing you weekly coverage about the Austin art scene in their new newsletter, Austin Art Weekly. Sign up now to receive free weekly arts promotion of what's happening across town.
As reported last week by Jan Buchholz of the Austin Business Journal, a distinct new hospitality brand - Austin Proper Hotel — will be part of the redevelopment of the Green Water Treatment Plant downtown.
Save the date and join Central Health on Friday, March 6, 2015, at the Thompson Conference Center at The University of Texas for a discussion and presentation of the planning progress for Central Health’s Downtown Brackenridge Campus.
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the Texas Department of Transportation launched the 183 North Mobility Project in August 2013 to thoroughly analyze the eight-mile segment of US 183 between SH 45 North and MoPac and determine the best options for managing congestion, providing a
The Cemetery Master Plan Draft is available for community review.
Valentines Day is this Saturday, February 14. Haven't thought about a gift yet? We are here to help. Here are a few places where you can find a gift for that special someone that makes your heart flutter.
Gifts for Her:
It's that time of year when New Year's resolutions may be waning, Valentine's Day is around the corner... and you are probably either loving your commute or absolutely hating it!
An article by Ben Wear, in the Sunday, February 1st edition of the Austin American-Statesman, addressed the issue of Transportation Demand Management (TDM). TDM employs various strategies to spread out and limit the demand for space on our roadways.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and there are only 13 days left to secure a reservation. Don’t wait to the last minute to plan the perfect evening.
Here are a few places that will make you look like a real romantic:
The South Lamar Corridor Improvement Program team has released a summary report of community input from the December open house and online surveys.
App designers have two opportunities to positively affect transportation in the Austin area (and beyond):
The hidden life of Austin's street furniture will come to light next month with the launch of Hello Lamp Post, an international art project created by London-based designers PAN Studio which invites people to strike up conversations with familiar objects around the city using text messaging.
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the Texas Department of Transportation want feedback from the public about potential mobility improvements to MoPac South from Cesar Chavez Street to Slaughter Lane as part of the MoPac South Environmental Study.
The Contemporary Austin is featuring a new exhibit, Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective 1999–2015, now through April 19th.