The small shuttles, called “university circulators,” will be limited to a mile-long campus pathway at Texas Southern University and will run at average speeds ranging from 8 to 12 miles per hour.
Chief Information Officer Todd Kimbriel wants a digital assistant to navigate the state’s bureaucracy for citizens.
Decades after a government report on deep inequity in the vocational offerings of the nation's criminal-justice system, little has changed.
The draft, up for discussion May 16, doesn’t mandate dockless bike sharing and includes a per-bike fee on companies to limit oversaturation.
The specter of a drought-ridden summer has focused renewed urgency on state and local conservation efforts, some of which would fundamentally alter Americans’ behavior in how they use water.
Local officials have pushed for hazard mitigation funds as well as outstanding FEMA reimbursements.
City officials in Texas confront the state on its industry-backed preemption law.
While many Republican governors have offered enthusiastic support, one has offered a low-key dismissal of the plan.
From Georgia to Texas and Colorado, city halls are trying to fend off state efforts to assert control over local rights of way.
The era of gouged school finances and interstate “teacher poaching” continues.
The urgent need to repair or upgrade many half-century-old urban expressways also is fueling the construction of so-called freeway caps.
Many of the new Texans hail from other U.S. cities.
The “continuous trauma” of a drawn-out event like the Austin bombings is different than a one-time disaster.
Texas' capital remains on edge.
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Talks are ongoing between the U.S., Canada and Mexico over the future of the trade deal, which President Trump has criticized.
According to the former mayors of Albuquerque and Philadelphia: “It’s our job to make SXSW live on all year long. Here’s why.”
In the background of a busy week of innovation, ideas, movies and music in Austin, Steve Adler is dealing with tricky challenges, like state legislative preemption and traffic congestion.
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