On November 5th, City of Austin voters approved $65 M in general obligation bonds for affordable housing. The proposal passed with about 60% of the vote.
In September, AARO’s membership approved a public statement in support of the regional vision for high capacity transit. The statement lends AARO’s support to the Transit Working Group Vision Map.
Region-wide efforts to decrease student absences in Central Texas have been working! After reaching an all time high in 2010, student absences in Central Texas declined between 2011 and 2013, even despite student enrollment growth.