Tag Archives: Austin City Council
METRO | Roger Baker : Is Austin’s ‘Strategic Mobility Plan’ smart planning or a billion dollar boondoggle?
What most voters probably don’t know about Austin’s upcoming big bucks transportation bond package. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | August 6, 2014 [Roger Baker joined Austin community activist Bill Oakey and host Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, … finish reading METRO | Roger Baker : Is Austin’s ‘Strategic Mobility Plan’ smart planning or a billion dollar boondoggle?
We look at the water-blind politics of Central Texas growth planning, and the developer-friendly role of regional transportation planning group CAMPO. Water use chart from stateimpact.npr. In the graphic above, one can see a dramatic shift to municipal use as … finish reading :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 2
Most Austin City Council members are elected from four affluent zip codes, in red above.Which side are you on?The people’s plan versus the politicians’ plan The struggle for populist control of the City of Austin government by means of 10 … finish reading Roger Baker : Which Side Are You On, Austin?