Vision Zero initiative attempts to eliminate all traffic-related deaths

AUSTIN—After one look at cars zooming through congested lanes and pedestrians crossing busy streets in Austin, the idea of zero traffic fatalities might seem impossible. Yet that is exactly the goal of Vision Zero, a safety plan intended to eliminate all traffic related deaths. A subcommittee of the Pedestrian Advisory Council is pursuing the initiative.… Read More Vision Zero initiative attempts to eliminate all traffic-related deaths

Tattoo Taboos

AUSTIN, TX– Students at the University of Texas say they are facing a stigma because of the art on their body. The popular trend of tattoos are becoming more accepted in our society, but young people are still encountering a bias, especially in the professional world. “You should never be afraid of someone with tattoos,”… Read More Tattoo Taboos

Cafe Medici provides cool atmosphere, hot coffee, and convenience for students

The tenth most caffeinated city in the nation is not slowing down any time soon. Austin, Texas has no shortage of hip coffee joints and cozy study spots.  When University of Texas students are on campus within the Forty Acres area, however, their options are pretty much limited to the Starbucks located in some of… Read More Cafe Medici provides cool atmosphere, hot coffee, and convenience for students