Following an uptick in K2 overdoses and hospitalizations, city leaders announced in a joint press conference Thursday a plan to create a multi-agency group that will provide enforcement, substance abuse support and medical care to those affected by K2.
The UT Police Department began heavier education and enforcement techniques for bicyclists on campus this semester following heavy construction on Speedway resulting in several crashes between bicyclists and pedestrians.
As the Austin International Poetry Festival draws near, writers and speakers from around the globe are hurriedly translating poems, preparing monologues and boarding flights in an effort to arrive on time to inspire Austinites with their words.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler said Thursday it is unclear whether Austin is a sanctuary city since Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told him the federal government cannot define the term.
CodeNEXT, Austin’s initiative to update its land development code, focused on environmental aspects of the plan at a Monday event, bringing in experts to highlight problems with urban forests and parks.