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This week, a coalition called 'Transit for Austin' called on the city to invest billions into an all-electric system of public transportation, including buses and rail. It's widely expected the city council will call for a bond election next November, which could be around $1-...
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This week, a coalition called 'Transit for Austin' called on the city to invest billions into an all-electric system of public transportation, including buses and rail. It's widely expected the city council will call for a bond election next November, which could be around $1-...
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Since January, the Travis County hospital district has partnered with Lyft to provide 2400 free rides to more than 400 low-income or indigent patients resulting in a 25% decrease in missed appointments. Central Health spent $50,000 on this pilot through September 30, and is...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) A nonprofit coalition of 50 groups and businesses banded together on Monday to call on the City of Austin to make some major investments into public transportation. Known as 'Transit for Austin,' its members include Austin Community College, AARP Texas, and...
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1. CIRCLE WIDENS IN IMPEACHMENT PROBE Democrats subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer who was at the heart of Trump's efforts to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden's family. ============================= 2. CHINA PARADES LATEST MISSILES IN...
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(Credit: Central Health District) Under a nine-month partnership with Lyft, missed doctor’s appointments are down by one-fourth, and monthly visits by chronically-ill patients have doubled. That's according to the latest figrues from Central Health, Travis County's taxpayer-...
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(Credit: Round Rock ISD) The principal of Early College High School in the Round Rock Independent School District, Veronia Coss, has been placed on administrative leave over allegations of racism, bigotry, and discrimination against disabled students. The issue began to take...
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WASHINGTON--Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) sent the following letter to the Mayor of Austin regarding the city of Austin's new policy allowing homeless people to sleep and camp in public spaces: September 30, 2019 Mr. Steve Adler Mayor City of Austin 301 West 2nd Street, 2nd Floor Austin...
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A Oregon born CBD business is pulling up roots and replanting its headquarters in Austin. Socati Corp. officials said Austin's workforce is driving factor in the move and believes Texas farmers looking to grow Hemp will help spur the state on as a major player in the hemp...