LDC Rewrite Success

Metrics for a worthwhile LDC rewrite.

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Posted in Development

There’s no free kicks

City-owned land should maximize resident happiness.

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The City of Austin’s Hancock Golf Course, located in central Austin. Image courtesy of Brandon Tucker

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Posted in Development, Economics, Fiscal

City Bond 2018

My proposal for the City of Austin’s 2018 infrastructure bond.

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Posted in Fiscal, Housing, Transportation

CodeNEXT Cake

A high-quality CodeNEXT result requires diligent measurement.

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Posted in Development

Housing Target

Austin’s new housing plan restricts housing supply and puts units in the wrong places. Its recommendations will accelerate the carving out of Austin’s current middle-class residents.

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Posted in Housing, Uncategorized

Cars Count

The “Go Big” mobility bond will increase the single-occupant vehicle share of Austin work commutes.

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Posted in Transportation

Tovo Connection

A letter to Council Member Kathie Tovo about Connections 2025.

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The subsidy per passenger for current CapMetro services.

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Posted in Transit