Two Austin startup veterans and representatives from the City of Austin and Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce explained why the city has a healthy environment that supports and encourages entrepreneurship.
Austin Community College recently partnered with the University of Texas and Texas State University for two programs that will provide students with automatic transfer and dual enrollment opportunities.
National Instruments Corp. will receive about $1.7 million over the next 10 years from the city after Austin City Council members unanimously approved an economic development agreement with the company at their March 7 council meeting.
With a goal of having 10,000 fewer cars on the road in Austin by the end of the year, Movability Austin, a nonprofit that promotes alternative transportation modes for commuting downtown, is looking to expand its reach, chairman Jim Pledger said.
Two firms, Clarion Associates from Denver and Opticos Design Inc. from Berkeley, Calif., are vying for the job of revising Austin’s Land Development Code and gave presentations to Austin City Council on March 7.
Construction on expanding FM 1093 and the Westpark Tollway is scheduled to begin in November once the design and environmental clearance processes are completed, according to an update from Fort Bend County.
The Austin Chamber of Commerce breakfast focused on the best ways to develop technology—primarily software, applications and personalized instruction, but also hardware such as tablets—for use in the classroom.
Educators are on the cusp of being able to bring more technology into the classroom, and some risk-takers are making inroads when it comes to digital learning, Bill Gates told SXSWedu attendees during his keynote speech March 7.