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Affordability Plan Shelved by Council

There’s wide recognition among Austin political and business leaders that affordability is one of the city’s Achilles heels – but there’s less consensus about how […]

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Council Approves PUD for The Grove

Austin neighborhood groups have been arguing over the proposed development The Grove at Shoal Creek for nearly two years, but with final approval from Austin […]

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City Council Races Gear Up

In this unforgettable election year, it may be easy to focus on the Presidential race – or shut out politics altogether – but Austin voters […]

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Poll: Austinites See Transportation As Big Challenge, Mayor As Big Asset

Austinites love their mayor, hate traffic, and are worried about housing, according to a poll commissioned by the Austin Monitor and sponsored by a number […]

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More Mobility Choices Ahead for Austinites

Mobility is the buzzword of the month, with individuals and groups proposing projects and improvements that would range from local roads to major highways. Austin […]

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Ballot Language Set for May 7 TNC Rules Vote

The process of working out if and how transportation network companies (TNCs) will stay in Austin – an issue that some frame as a crucial […]

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Petition for Councilmember Recall Submitted, But What Comes Next Unclear

A petition backed by Austin political action committee Austin4All asking for the recall of Councilmember Ann Kitchen landed in the City Clerk’s office on Feb. […]

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Austin Council Approves New TNC Regulations

After a late night of deliberations last Thursday, Austin City Council members passed new rules for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) that require fingerprint-based background checks, […]

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Council Reduces ADU Restrictions – What’s Next?

An ordinance that will make it easier to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs) passed City Council in late November, potentially paving the way for more […]

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Council To Decide on ADU Ordinance

After more than a year of city-wide conversations about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) – sometimes also called granny flats – City Council looks likely to […]

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