Farm&City and AURA to are proud to host YIMBYtown 2024 in Austin

YIMBYtown 2024, February 26-28, Austin, TX

YIMBYtown is the premier nationwide conference for pro-housing advocates, organizers, and policymakers. Over several days of trainings, panels, discussions, speeches, and networking, YIMBYtown provides vital space for the pro-housing movement to connect, learn, share, wrestle with difficult questions, and lay the groundwork for the next great burst of wins for abundant housing across the country. Previously hosted in Boulder, Colorado; …

Farm&City comments on item 45 – Calling for meaningful climate and air quality analysis of the proposal to fix I-35

TxDOT’s refusal to use an equitable scenario planning process with alternative reasonable future growth forecasts renders their “No Build” analysis meaningless in the climate emissions, air quality, and traffic modeling analysis.

Hello Mayor Watson and Council Members, Thanks so much for your consideration of Item 45, seeking to improve the climate emissions reduction and air quality improvement strategies of the plan to fix I-35 and rebuild the historic urban street grid. Farm&City is a tiny nonprofit and we don’t have funding to do this particular work, so I’m sorry to report …

2022: The year in Farm&City media hits

A significant part of our policy change strategy involves educating the public and leaders through engagement with public dialogue in the media. We change stories and framing to yield a paradigm that allows for rapid improvements in the quality of life of all Texans. We track when a Farm&City staff member or volunteer speak with a reporter, are quoted, and …