City officials recommended Friday that Austin build a $1.38 billion urban rail system as part of Project Connect, a transportation project designed to reduce traffic congestion and improve transportation methods in Austin.
Customers at food trucks may soon be able to recycle on-site, after the Austin City Council voted Thursday to ask the city manager to create an ordinance enabling food trucks to provide recycling and composting receptacles.
After an employee at an Austin Wendy’s was attacked April 22 when strangers took part in the rising Internet video trend known as “Smack Cam” — which involves someone slapping an unsuspecting victim and catching it on film — three suspects were identified Friday by the APD.
Despite city officials’ proposal for a significant drop in Austin’s property tax rate for the coming year in the Austin City Council meeting Thursday, many expect rent prices in West Campus to continue their steady rise.
Austin Police Department Police Chief Art Acevedo called for a group of public transportation, law enforcement and criminal justice officials to discuss ways to reduce DWI incidents after a drunk driver killed a pedestrian in South Austin on Saturday, according to police.