Austin's $575B Bond Plan Leaves Room for Light Rail

Williamson, Richard
May 2012
Bond Buyer;5/17/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33716, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the alternative plan of an Austin, Texas volunteer bond committee, which recommended 575 million dollars for the November 2012 ballot, to include up to 250 million dollars of general obligation bonds for an urban rail project championed by re-elected Mayor Lee Leffingwell.


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