Stephanie Myers

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January Bike Events Round-Up

Between social rides, advocate meetings, and even pub crawls, there’s plenty to do this month for cyclists of all varieties. Just dress warm!

I’m In Favor of Rail. Period.

“If your preferred subcorridor wasn’t initially identified for the next corridor investment, would you still support moving forward?”

UT Lauded for Bike-Friendly Improvements

Anybody who’s biked around the University of Texas in the past year has probably noticed new bike lanes and racks, and people are taking notice nationally too.

UPDATE: On the Agenda: Council Discusses Transit, Waste and Park Space

As the last City Council meeting in 2013, you can bet today’s is a doozy.

Change is Coming to How We Cross Lady Bird Lake

A handful of projects could change the way Lady Bird Lake looks and the way Austinites interact with it.

Day Trip: Georgetown's Berry Springs Park

Driving north on I-35 toward Georgetown, it’s easy to think there’s nothing more to this Austin suburb than strip mall after strip mall. Get away from the highway though, and it’s a different story.

Redistricting Commission Gives Glimpse of Austin’s Diversity

Austin looks more like a melting pot every day, but it’s rare that any one group reflects that diversity.

Austin Aquarium Moves Forward Despite More Bad PR

The launch of the Austin Aquarium has been riddled with bad publicity, but owner Vince Covino says his organization is moving forward with plans to be “above reproach” in the future.

City, National Officials Aim to Revive Historic East Austin Tejano Trails

That there’s a historic walking trail in East Austin might be a surprise to some – the trail isn’t marked well and it’s long and, at times, confusing. But a group of local and national officials are aiming to fix that.

UPDATE: City Solicits Community Feedback to Update 30-Year-Old Land Code

UPDATE (Dec. 2, 2013):  The City of Austin began soliciting public input on the Land Development Code Revision this fall. Check out the first three minutes of the following video, which gives citizens more information on how to participate in the process:

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Stephanie is the former city news reporter for the Austin Post. 

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