The combination of more fuel efficient engines, less miles traveled and hybrids and electric cars has sent the gas tax into a tailspin since 2008, transportation officials have said. Texas could face a $2 billion shortfall this year.
Tower cranes are dominating the downtown skyline around the Seaholm Power Plant and hundreds of trucks are going in and out of several construction sites. What will it all look like? We've got a sneak peek, just click on the photo to see where all the action is.
Austin is one of the top cities for the tech industry, but it's increasingly hard to find workers to fill crucial positions within local tech companies. Has your recruiting been affected? - http://ow.ly/yEOrw
Nearly half of Austin area’s current ob openings require STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — skills, but those openings take longer to fill than non-STEM jobs, a Brookings Institution report found.
Austin's city staff has recommended City Council put a $1 billion transportation bond on the November ballot with about $600 million for an urban rail line and $400 million in funding for road projects, according to a report from the Austin American-Statesman's Ben Wear.