Northwest Austin October 2012

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Austin City Council could see big changes in wake of upcoming election

Among the 18 propositions on the City of Austin’s November election ballot are three governance changes that could significantly change the faces on the Austin City Council as well as how council members are elected. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Central Austin

Construction began in September on the first bus station at the Chinatown Center.

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MetroRapid opens door to future development

Capital Metro began construction in September on the stations for its bus rapid transit system, and several North Austin neighborhoods are looking to capitalize on potential development opportunities for adjacent property. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Northwest Austin (1 Comments)

Phil Wilson, executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation, was one of the speakers during the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of Transportation address Oct. 10.

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Collaboration key to relieving congestion in Central Texas

With declining funding sources, transportation organizations and government entities are looking at how they can pool resources to improve congestion. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Northwest Austin

General Manager’s Note — October 2012

Halloween is not all I have been preparing for this season. Election season is in full swing. One of our front-page articles examines what improvements Northwest Austin could see if voters approve the City of Austin's seven bond propositions. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Northwest Austin

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From left: Restaurant manager Wyatt Rutledge, owner Linda Bernardone and bar manager Kari Marlin greet customers at Myplace Sports Bar and Italian Grill.

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Myplace Sports Bar and Italian Grill

In a sea of University of Texas burnt orange and sometimes Dallas Cowboys blue and white, Myplace Sports Bar and Italian Grill welcomes Austinites to a taste of New England and the Boston Red Sox. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Northwest Austin