Many make sacrifices to afford Austin's cost of living

To contend with the rising cost of living in Austin, reports show some residents are cutting back on basic needs such as health care, medication, clothing, food, transportation, insurance and child care. more »

Aug 27, 2014 Northwest Austin (1 Comments)

Second MetroRapid route launches

In the months since Capital Metro’s newest bus service, MetroRapid, launched Jan. 26, the transit agency has continued improving the service in preparation of the second route introduced Aug. 24. more »

Aug 27, 2014 Northwest Austin

Cedar Park resident Levi Lambert serves food in Austin on Aug. 8 out of the school bus he converted into a food trailer. He said he hopes to open Lambert's Foodapalooza, a food trailer park, in Cedar Park in 2015.

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Cedar Park mulls food trailer rules

When entrepreneurs Andy and Mai Lan Bradford sought to open a food trailer in Cedar Park earlier this year, they discovered the city lacks any specific direction on how or if mobile food vendors can operate. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Leander planners project major development at Hwy. 29 and Ronald Reagan Blvd.

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Leander lays out vision for commercial concentrations

Leander residents can see exactly where city leaders will promote future commercial development after City Council voted to approve the city’s first future land-use plan Aug. 7. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Deterioration and age have resulted in vehicle weight limits being placed on the Austin Avenue bridges in Georgetown.

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Austin Avenue bridges facing fight against the clock

Since May vehicles weighing more than 48,000 pounds have been prohibited from driving across both Austin Avenue bridges spanning the San Gabriel River just north of downtown. more »

Aug 13, 2014 Georgetown (1 Comments)

Southwestern University is planning a $24 million renovation of its Fondren-Jones Science Hall.

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Southwestern University kicks off latest round of campus upgrades

One in five students who attends Southwestern University pursues a bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences, a statistic that officials say has driven upcoming renovations to the campus. more »

Aug 13, 2014 Georgetown

The Vintage development races toward completion

A decade after Mischer Investments and Kickerillo Companies joined forces as V&W Partners to purchase 630 acres from the Hewlett-Packard Company, The Vintage has become one of the most sought after mixed-use communities in northern Harris County. more »

Aug 12, 2014 Spring | Klein

Tomball pursues funding for improvements to FM 2920

The city of Tomball is pursuing infrastructure improvements to FM 2920—the city’s major east-west thoroughfare—as well as building and planning for alternative east-west corridors designed to increase mobility and reduce congestion through the city. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Tomball | Magnolia

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