Monday, March 16, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

CAMPO says buses should skip highway traffic

Most highway drivers resist the urge to cruise alongside a traffic jam on the route’s shoulder — it is illegal, not to mention rude. Some buses in Texas, however, may soon get a pass to jump the line. The Capital…

Thursday, March 12, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

CapMetro committee to create partnership policy

Board members with the Capital Metro Operations, Planning and Safety committee directed staff to begin crafting a board policy that gives parameters around future sponsors and partnerships at their committee meeting Wednesday. On the heels of a presentation overviewing CapMetro’s…

Friday, January 23, 2015 by Gene Davis

Lone Star Rail kicks off environmental study

A decade-old project to build a passenger rail line between the San Antonio and Austin areas picked up steam Wednesday with a public meeting of the Lone Star Rail Project. The meeting served as the kickoff to the project’s environmental…

Friday, December 12, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Council OKs changes to Lone Star Rail agreement

Austin City Council members Thursday approved a set of amendments to an interlocal agreement with the Lone Star Rail District. The action clears the way for rail district officials to count the city — and funding derived from special taxing…

Friday, December 12, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Council scales back Riley’s quarter-cent proposal

Austin City Council members Thursday declined to solely commit $20.4 million derived from Capital Metro quarter-cent funds to projects along the Airport Boulevard corridor. Instead, they opted to commit $2 million for various short-term improvements in the region. The $20.4…

Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Tyler Whitson

City may consider Lone Star funding commitment

Austin’s role in funding a proposed commuter rail line that would run through Austin and San Antonio is up in the air ahead of consideration at today’s City Council meeting, with staff and some Council members disagreeing on whether it…

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