Capital Metro is Austin's regional public transportation provider. We've been around since 1985, and work every day to give residents, commuters and visitors the best possible transit options available to match their busy everyday lives.
We're always on the move, connecting people with jobs, schools, restaurants, shops, festivals and other great places to hang out. In fact, over 32 million people ride Capital Metro every year, taking advantage of all the extraordinary things Austin has to offer.
As the 2014 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Annual Meeting & Expo came to a close in Oct. 15 yesterday, Capital Metro’s staff returned with an armload of awards for its employee wellness program, marketing initiatives and commitment to...
The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) has announced that Wade Cooper has been selected to serve on Capital Metro’s board of directors. Cooper will replace board member John Langmore, who completed his three-year term.
Linda S. Watson, president/CEO of Capital Metro, was honored July 15 with the 2014 Executive of the Year award during the 43rd National Meeting and Training Conference held by the Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) in Atlanta.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) yesterday voted to award Capital Metro $50 million for the purchase of new rail cars for the agency’s MetroRail service, and the construction of a permanent and larger rail station in downtown Austin.
Capital Metro has announced that Williamson County resident, Juli Word, has been selected by the Williamson County Commissioners Court to serve on the transit agency’s board of directors. Word is scheduled to be sworn in at the July 28 board meeting.
Calling Project Connect “a pivotal cog in thinking, planning, strategizing and developing solutions to assist the greater Austin area with multi-modal solutions for our mobility woes,” the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) International – Heart...
Capital Metro has announced that Momark Development LLC President Terry Mitchell has been selected by the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) to serve on the transit agency’s board of directors.
Flanked by a MetroRapid vehicle at the key transit hub of Tech Ridge Station, Round Rock Mayor Alan McGraw, Capital Metro’s President/CEO Linda S. Watson and Vice-President of Strategic Planning & Development Todd Hemingson unveiled plans for the future...
he clock is rapidly counting down to the Jan. 26 launch of MetroRapid, Capital Metro’s new high-tech, high-capacity transit service that will serve the densest and highest ridership transit markets in the region.
The Capital Metro board of directors adopted a proposal to streamline Capital Metro’s fare structure and policy. The board also approved the agency’s $283.7 million budget for fiscal year 2014, and the recommended service changes for spring 2014.