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Monday, November 13, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Park-and-ride plan rides again

Regional transportation planners have resurfaced an effort to build parking lots for suburban bus commuters that fell off the radar earlier this year.On Wednesday, the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority Board of Directors learned that the complicated funding strategy agency…

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Capital Metro board treated to an earful at two public hearings

The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board of directors sat through hours of public testimony on Wednesday, much of it critical of the agency’s proposed bus network redesign.In fact, the board scheduled two separate public hearings, one in the early afternoon…

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Capital Metro board hears about proposed changes to proposed changes

The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority is making adjustments to a long-planned massive overhaul of its fixed-route bus network just weeks ahead of a scheduled vote on the sweeping changes by the board of directors.During an extended work session on Tuesday,…

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by Jessi Devenyns

Urban Transportation Commission reacts to Capital Metro route changes

In September, the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority informed the Austin public that there would be a major restructuring of citywide bus lines to kick-start the Connections 2025 transit plan. To elaborate on the exact changes, on Oct. 10, Caitlin D’Alton,…

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Capital Metro’s newest board member Travillion talks transit

The newest member of the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors on Tuesday expressed his concern for transit-dependent residents who have been pushed out of Central Austin, a sentiment that could spell trouble ahead for the transit agency’s planned…

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Capital Metro takes its bus network realignment to the riders

The largest overhaul of Austin’s bus network in recent memory is about to go before the court of public opinion.Next week, the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold three feedback sessions to hear residents’ opinions on proposed service changes that…

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