In the News

Much of our work involves talking to reporters, writing oped, appearing on tv, and helping frame the stories of Texas. Even when we don’t actually get our name in the article, we love helping reporters have access to data, analysis, good ideas, best practices, maps, and charts. This is a running list of Farm&City mentions in media or opinion editorials published on other sites, but is likely far from complete.
Dockless doodads on the march: Scooters are a hit, but Council Member Alter wonders if they’re making us fatter By Caleb Pritchard The Austin Metropolitan, October 11, 2018 Out of Control: In Houston’s traffic carnage, design makes a difference By Dug Begley Houston Chronicle, October 14, 2018 Out of Control: Houston’s roads, drivers are country’s most deadly By Dug Begley and St. John Barned-Smith Houston Chronicle, September 5, 2018 Big Money for Big Roads Deciding how the Mobility Bond is spent on Austin’s most traveled streets BY Nina Hernandez Austin Chronicle, February 23, 2018 TxDOT wants public feedback on 10-year plan for state roads By Alyssa Goard KXAN, August 6, 2018 Houston May Eliminate Some Mandatory Parking — A Big Step Toward a Transit Friendly City By Angie Schmitt Streetsblog USA, September 7, 2018 Also picked up at SmartCitiesDive In Texas, Bad Transportation Policy Is Killing Us BY Alex Macon D Magazine, February 9, 2018 Cap Metro Hangs Hopes on “Connections 2025” High frequency bus lines attempt to increase commuter freedom By Jack Craver Austin Chronicle, November 3, 2017 Bike crashes down, but cyclists still face dangers on Austin roads By Mary Huber Austin American Statesman, April 7, 2018 Project Connect advances despite lingering concerns over key details By Caleb Pritchard Austin Monitor, June 27, 2017 Houston’s mean streets: Our city’s road design is killing people By Jay Blazek Crossley Houston Chronicle Opinion, April 11, 2016