Sustainable urbanism under attack in Austin. Environmentalists: Make your voice heard.

Austin city council has worked for many years to co-create a vision with various communities and stakeholders to allow a new dense, mixed-use, mixed-income development along the south shore of Lady Bird Lake, including the former site of the Austin-American Statesman, currently a nondescript building surrounded by parking lots. This site is but one piece of the larger South Central …

Can Austin Build on Recent Land Use Wins to Be a More Affordable, Sustainable City?

The City of Austin Planning Commission is planning to form a working group to explore small-scale reforms to Austin’s outdated and overly restrictive Land Development Code. The last attempt to totally overhaul the code, named CodeNEXT, was dismantled by an unfortunate state law which gives a minority of homeowners – who are themselves a minority of the residents of the …

Policy Hacking with Farm&City: The UTP and You

The UTP and YOU

Please plan to join us for Policy Hacking with Farm&City Thursday, July 7th at 4pm Central / 3pm Mountain “The UTP and YOU“ with Casey Wells from TxDOT’s Statewide Planning Team This will be a hybrid event that is free and open to the public. You are welcome to join us virtually, or in person at Capital Factory in downtown Austin …