Roots is an intentional community devoted to exploring more sustainable ways of life.
West Campus non-profit has served young people experiencing homelessness since 2009.
Modeled after repair cafes in cities around the world, Austin’s Fix-It Clinics are a way for residents to learn how to fix broken household items and encourage them to reuse objects that would otherwise be discarded.
The plan’s primary goal is to build a bike network that feels safe and easy to navigate for cyclists from 8 to 80 years old.
Some Austin teachers say increasing levels of work-related stress make it difficult to effectively do their jobs.
Austin’s Circular Economy Program aspires to reduce waste by turning it into new products.
Despite the relocation of some of UT-Austin’s prominent reminders of Confederate times, other nods to the Confederacy, hidden and not so hidden, continue to dot the campus and provide potential flashpoints for controversy.
In a series of interviews in April, most UT students said they welcome an automatically enforced 8-mph speed limit for dockless electric scooters.
By eliminating bias, educators hope to improve dismal maternal mortality rates among African-American women.
Austin is in the midst of developing a small area plan for what some residents consider a neglected pocket of Austin — the area around North Lamar Boulevard north of Highway 183 to Braker Lane.
Some gamblers have started using a loophole in state law to play cards for money at so-called card clubs.
Youth homelessness dropped 25 percent in the past year, and experts credit a community plan and subsequent commitment to carry it out.
Anna Westbrook says her musical and an accompanying workshop have a simple goal — to make people more comfortable discussing sexual abuse.
University Health Services reported treating 110 injuries from scooter mishaps between August and December.
Data collected by Opportunity Insights show a persistent difference in earning power between kids who grew up on opposite sides of the North Austin thoroughfare.