Tag Archives: Austin Growth

Roger Baker :
METRO | Risky business in Central Texas: The toll road bond gamble

Wall Street won’t insure the new CTRMA toll road debt at an affordable cost because of its high risk. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 AUSTIN — The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, or CTRMA, … finish reading Roger Baker :
METRO | Risky business in Central Texas: The toll road bond gamble

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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?

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METRO | Beverly Baker Moore : Old and in the way in Austin

This article is a casual investigation of available cheap digs for seniors in Austin. By Beverly Baker Moore | The Rag Blog | July 13, 2014 AUSTIN — As the saying goes, getting old ain’t for sissies, especially in a … finish reading METRO | Beverly Baker Moore : Old and in the way in Austin

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METRO | Mariann G. Wizard : Fragmented planning in Southeast Austin? Or worse?

I can almost visualize oversized, faux luxurious, slapdash-built ‘mixed-use’ towers, perhaps rising already in blueprint form. By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | June 16, 2014 SOUTHEAST AUSTIN — More and more the City of Austin’s planning processes … finish reading METRO | Mariann G. Wizard : Fragmented planning in Southeast Austin? Or worse?

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METRO | Roger Baker : The rise and rise of Austin, Texas

Suburbs experience growth explosion while Austin’s tech bubble could be the next to explode. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | June 3, 2014 AUSTIN — According to Forbes, as reported by KVUE-TV, Austin is the fastest growing city … finish reading METRO | Roger Baker : The rise and rise of Austin, Texas

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METRO ESSAY | Brendan V. Wittstruck : A view from Mueller

The view from the Mueller hill is the physical and conceptual zenith of this exploration into transitional and illicit spaces. By Brendan V. Wittstruck | The Rag Blog | April 22, 2014 “Of all the islands he’d visited, two stood … finish reading METRO ESSAY | Brendan V. Wittstruck : A view from Mueller

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Beverly Baker Moore :
Finding some happiness nearby South By

There may have been insanity downtown but my friendly neighborhood venues were rife with talent all day and all evening all week. By Beverly Baker Moore | The Rag Blog | March 20, 2014 AUSTIN, Texas — South By Southwest … finish reading Beverly Baker Moore :
Finding some happiness nearby South By

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Roger Baker :
Austin : Where real estate drives the
political machine

The most profitable short term growth for land speculators is the opposite of a wise policy when you are moving into a period of scarce resources. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | November 17, 2008 What I have … finish reading Roger Baker :
Austin : Where real estate drives the
political machine

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