Austin, currently experiencing rapid growth due to what many would call sudden prosperity, can almost inarguably be considered a boomtown.
In a special live documentary broadcast, KVUE explored that topic in depth, from the past, to the present and even into the future.
Watch the full live documentary here:
Here's the rundown:
Former City of Austin Mayor Will Wynn discusses Austin's past and the missed opportunities that led to an affordability crisis.
As the City of Austin tries to tackle its affordability crisis and plan for the future, the city is undergoing a massive project; rewriting the land development code.
From the past to the present, most will agree growth in the city of Austin can be attributed to one thing -- creativity. Austin's most creative -- and its youngest -- minds discuss the boomtown's creative expansion.
As the population of Austin continues to boom, so does the traffic. But how is the boomtown city planning to prepare its roadways?
As part of the KVUE Live Doc Boomtown, journalist Ashley Goudeau took a walking tour of Downtown Austin to see firsthand the blend of old and new Austin.