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Jana Lynott of AARP Policy Institute presented synthesized data using AARP's Livability Index to illustrate challenges and opportunities for Austin's aging population. Councilperson Anne Kitchen, Dr. Philip Huang, and Dr. Erica Garcia-Pittman respond to the index scores and discuss how the Age-Friendly Action Plan and Imagine Austin are offering solutions to index data and what else is needed to advance Austin as an age-friend community.

 

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Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns discusses the relationship between mobility, household affordability, and suburban sprawl, including the pitfalls of auto-...

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Gullivar Shepard of Michale Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc. discusses complicated landscape contexts and strategic thinking that have enable the realization of transformative projects for several...

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An Integrated Water Resource Plan to Meet Our Community's Future Water Needs

Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. With a rapidly growing city and a changing...

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Urban parks play a vital role in cities as a critical part of civic infrastructure that promotes community engagement, improves health outcomes, drives economic development, and contributes to...

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Mick Cornett Oklahoma City Mayor Mayor implemented a series of changes in Oklahoma City. Installing new sidewalks, parks and other place making Features and amenities...

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On December 9th, Imagine Austin hosted an inspiring and engaging talk with Dr. Antwi Akom, Associate Professor of Environmental Sociology, Public...

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On October 30th Imagine Austin and CNU hosted a morning with co-founder of Dover, Kohl & Partners Town Planning based in Coral Gables, Florida, ...

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Panelists from this Speaker Series event included Greg Meszaros, the Director of Austin Water Utility, and John Hofmann, Executive VP with the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), where they...

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This Imagine Austin Speakers Series includes presentations and a panel discussion on the topic of "Integrating nature into the City”. Integrating nature into the City is one of the guiding...

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This Speaker Series enriches Austin with insights around creating complete communities where residents’ needs are met nearby. Topics cover Imagine Austin’s 8 priority programs.