Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bridge could get better paths for cyclists, pedestrians

The City of Austin has worked hard to improve infrastructure that helps pedestrians and cyclists safely get around town, but some big gaps in the network remain. With a boardwalk trail that will bring more bike and foot traffic to … Continue reading

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Our home prices still a bargain

Austin’s real estate market is heating up again. More than 2,560 existing single-family homes sold in April, 32 percent more than the year before, and they spent an average of 19 fewer days on the market, according to the Austin Board … Continue reading

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AISD bond election

Voting has begun for an Austin Independent School District bond election, which includes four propositions. If approved, they would fund a total of $892.4 million in improvements and previously delayed maintenance. Election day is May 11, and early voting continues through … Continue reading


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Second area code coming to Central Texas

Starting June 1, dialing the phone in and around Austin is going to get a little more complicated. That’s when Central Texans will be required to dial the area code plus the phone number for local calls. Few telephone numbers … Continue reading

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