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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 to get his community moving. Additionally, he encouraged people to pledge people to do more to lose weight and collectively the City lost over a million pounds!

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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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Austin continues to be one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. But as the economy expands, not all industries, occupations, and skill sets are...

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Mark Stern is a professor of Social Policy, co-director of the Urban Studies Program, and principal investigator for the Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP); all at University of Pennsylvania...

Tagged: Creative Placemaking

How do we link a vision to a practical reality? As Austin embarks on updating its Land Development Code, great opportunities exist to improve the development review process. Scroll down for 5 of...

Tagged: code regulation ordinance revise LDC, LDC Advisory Group, Imagine Austin Speaker Series

Imagine a system of trails and shared use paths that CONNECT you to the places where you live, work and play. Now imagine a system that would PROTECT you with areas separated from cars --...

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