“We are the city of the future, but what future will that be? If we do not do big things now, we will end up with the housing costs of San Francisco and the traffic congestion of Los Angeles.” -Mayor Adler
If you weren’t able to join us at the Topfer Theatre last night for the State of our City address (or watch it live on ATXN) — or if you want to catch up on what people are saying about it — you’re in luck. Consider this page your online library for all of your State of our City needs.
Read all about it after the break.
You could, of course, watch it again or read it here:
The Statesman did a pretty decent story about the speech (“Mayor Adler calls for taking risks as Austin grapples with growth“) as well as a cool Storify to capture some of the real-time reaction on Twitter such as this gem:
Who knew that @MayorAdler was funny? Some good jokes peppered in tonight. #StateOfATX
— David J. Neff (@daveiam) February 17, 2016
And they also did a highlight reel if you’re into that whole brevity thing:
Want to read more coverage?
Community Impact: ICYMI: Mayor Adler talks affordability, mobility in State of the City address
Austin.com: Adler Lays Out Progressive Agenda for 2016 in his “State of the City” Address
The Daily Texan: Mayor Adler says Austin faces affordability, mobility issues in State of the City address
Austin Monitor: State of the City: Adler pushes “big things”
Would you rather just watch TV coverage? No problem. They covered us, so we’ve got you covered.
And we can’t figure out how to find the embed code for Time Warner Cable’s story, so you have click on this link here to see it. Likewise, no clue how to do the same with the KUT story, so if listening to public radio is your bag, you need to click here.
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