The future is here. Electric buses have arrived in Austin… and more are coming. Last week, Capital Metro (our city's public transportation provider) began testing out an electric bus, with the hopes of adding 40 to our city's fleet by 2024. Over the next few months, Cap...

Nature In The City Podcast Episode 5: Thoreau And New World Nature This year Dr. Kevin Anderson, a geographer and philosopher managing the Environmental Research Center for the City of Austin, will take us on an exploration of “Nature and the American Mind”, examining a complex...

Nature In The City Podcast Episode 4: Discordant Harmony And New Ecology This year Dr. Kevin Anderson, a geographer and philosopher managing the Environmental Research Center for the City of Austin, will take us on an exploration of “Nature and the American Mind”, examining a complex...

Nature In The City Podcast Episode 3: Perspectives On Nature And The City This year Dr. Kevin Anderson, a geographer and philosopher managing the Environmental Research Center for the City of Austin, will take us on an exploration of “Nature and the American Mind”, examining a...

Nature In The City Podcast Episode 2: Agrarianism And Rural America This year Dr. Kevin Anderson, a geographer and philosopher managing the Environmental Research Center for the City of Austin, will take us on an exploration of “Nature and the American Mind”, examining a complex story...

Over the past few weeks, you've probably seen some headlines in the news about a new federal solar tariff. What does that really mean? And how will it affect the solar industry in Austin? Find out with the latest podcast from our radio partner, Shades of...

Nature In The City Podcast Episode 1: The New World And Wilderness This year Dr. Kevin Anderson, a geographer and philosopher managing the Environmental Research Center for the City of Austin, will take us on an exploration of “Nature and the American Mind”, examining a complex...

What the heck is CodeNEXT? It's the city's effort to rewrite its land development code (and it will affect everything from transportation, to affordability, to gentrification in Austin). So what's in it? And what does it mean for you? Find out with the latest podcast from...

Saturday is the big day. The new $125 million Austin Central Library opens to the public Saturday, October 28th with a whole day of live music and activities. The day will begin at 10am just outside of the library and there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11am. The library will actually open...

In the past few weeks, we've talked a lot about the environmental consequences of Hurricane Harvey - flooding, pollution, chemical explosions. But there is yet another environmental problem that Houston will likely be dealing with for months...