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Austinites already know how bad traffic is in the city, but they might not know all of their commuting options besides alone in their cars. more »
Concerns have been mounting in the last four months that the MoPac Improvement Project could be falling behind schedule, according to staff and contractors overseeing the project. more »
Marco Mancillas announced Oct. 28 he has dropped out of the Austin City Council District 4 race and is supporting his former opponent, Laura Pressley. more »
Central Texas graduation rates for low-income students have risen in the past decade and now lead those of major Texas cities such as Houston and Dallas, according to E3 Alliance data. more »
Circuit of the Americas produced an $897 million economic impact to the Austin region from October 2013 to September 2014, according to a new study. more »
More than 90 candidates have submitted applications for the job of Austin ISD superintendent, according to Vincent Torres, president of the AISD board of trustees. more »
Austin ISD’s board of trustees approved amendments Oct. 27 to add “gender identity” to the district’s anti-discrimination policies for students and staff. more »
Mayor Lee Leffingwell cast his vote for who he thinks will be the next Austin mayor—Steve Adler. Leffingwell announced his support for Adler on Oct. 27 after voting at City Hall. more »
The Manor Road food stand plans to open a second location at 1623 E. Seventh St. The new location was initially set to open Oct. 22 but will now open Oct. 29, according to ownership. more »
The city's land development code is broken and needs a "complete makeover," says a coalition of professional organizations led by the Real Estate Council of Austin. more »
Austin home sales recently declined for the first time in three years. Although the reason is not obvious, some local experts cite a lack of affordable supply, increased prices or residents’ move to renting. more »
An entertainment license proposal could strengthen sound, safety and security regulations in downtown Austin’s late-night districts, including one known for its “dirty” reputation. more »
Austin City Council on Oct. 23 will decide among three proposed approaches for rewriting the city's land development code, an ongoing process dubbed CodeNEXT. In total, Austin City Council members will take up 54 items for consideration. more »
10-1 Austin City Council redistricting
New monthly series highlights many of the top issues facing upcoming Austin City Council candidates and offers profiles of each of the new council districts
- Council candidates prepare for 10-1
- Downtown, urban rail bond may shape economic development opportunities
- Water conservation a top priority
- Public housing
- Experts: Addressing basic needs vital for Austin’s public health
- District 1 Profile
- District 3
- Austin City Council District 4
- District 5 Profile
- District 7
- District 8
- District 9
- Austin City Council District 10
2014 Election HQ
Learn more about the candidates vying for all the major races this election season at the school, city, county and state levels.
Working in #ATX
Each month, we will provide perspective from one of Austin's top industries or work sectors.
Bess Bistro recently revamped its top staff in anticipation of a new fall menu.
No mass-produced toys can be found at Over the Rainbow, a Tarrytown staple known for its unique selection.
Learn about the philanthropic efforts of Austin's many nonprofit groups.
Each month, we will update readers about road construction projects in various stages of planning.
Higher Education Focus
Get updates on area colleges and universities. Also, learn information about Austin's trade school programs and the discounted services they offer area residents.
Education Focus—Austin ISD
Gain access to testing data and school feeder charts
2014–15 Healthcare Directory
Stories, news briefs and local doctor and hospital listings in Central Austin
Learn about volunteer opportunities throughout Central Austin this coming year.