Tag Archives: Capital Metro

Monday, November 24, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Landmark Commission delays fate of Pine Street

The future of East Austin’s Pine Street Station will remain in limbo for at least another month after last week’s postponement of a grass-roots bid for historic landmark designation.Though the Historic Landmark Commission again discussed the buildings at Fifth and…

Thursday, November 13, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Martinez to pitch bus rapid transit investments

City Council Member and Austin mayoral candidate Mike Martinez is looking to pitch multiple bus rapid transit lines as the next major transportation investment for the area.In an interview with the Monitor, Martinez nodded to the work done by Project…

Friday, October 31, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Crowd pleads with HLC to save Pine Street Station

The possible demolition of East Austin’s Pine Street Station drew impassioned pleas to the Historic Landmark Commission this week.On Monday night, a crowd of Austinites implored the commission to initiate historic zoning for the buildings located at 414 Waller St.…

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by Mark Richardson

Commissioners debate Capital Metro pass program

A relatively routine spending item at Travis County Commissioners Court Tuesday turned into an extended discussion of the value of providing free Capital Metro transit passes to county employees.The item, to approve a contract with Capital Metro for an initial…

Thursday, September 25, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Plaza Saltillo development raises concerns

The redevelopment of East Austin’s Plaza Saltillo area is just underway, and some residents are already worried.This summer, the Capital Metro Transportation Authority board selected Endeavor Group to head the redevelopment of the 10-acre tract of the former East Austin…

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