Tag: Capital Metro

The Battle for East Austin’s Plaza Saltillo

The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Plaza Saltillo redevelopment moved one step closer to a reality on May 19, as the agency narrowed down the field of […]

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Project Connect Unveils Urban Rail Details

If Austin voters approve funding for a proposed regional transit system this fall, it will stretch 9.5 miles from the Highland Mall ACC Campus to […]

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Cost Details Emerge for Proposed Project Connect Route

November’s vote on a transportation bond that could provide Austin with a comprehensive transit system is drawing closer, and final details are emerging. Project Connect’s […]

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Project Connect Unveils North Corridor Plans (MAP)

The Project Connect team has been busy. Last month the regional transportation planning group unveiled a potential route for a proposed Central Corridor transit line […]

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What A New Austin Urban Rail Route Might Look Like

Little by little, the details of Project Connect’s proposed transit line are starting to come into focus. At a Feb. 21 presentation to the Central […]

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MetroRail Changes On The Horizon

Capital Metro is planning to make its first major improvements to the MetroRail system since that commuter rail started running in 2010. With the help […]

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Countdown to MetroRapid

You many have seen Capital Metro’s distinctive new buses taking test runs lately – the extra-long vehicles will be part of the fleet of MetroRapid […]

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New Bike Station Underway Near Chestnut Plaza and MLK Station

This morning, local developer/philanthropist Will Meredith of tweeted this photo of a bike station under construction near the MLK MetroRail station and the surrounding developments: […]

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Guadalupe and Lavaca Streets’ Transformation for MetroRapid

There have been some big changes recently on Guadalupe and Lavaca Streets that should make transit options more viable on those roadways. Two of Capital […]

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Capital Metro Launches Search for a Plaza Saltillo Developer

The area around Plaza Saltillo has seen some significant transformation in the last few years: Capital Metro‘s Red Line train has a stop there, and […]

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