Urban Rail Meetings

City holding forums as part of FTA review

An example of the type of vehicle the city might use on its proposed urban rail line. This car made a visit to Austin as it was being transported to its future home in Portland, Oregon.
An example of the type of vehicle the city might use on its proposed urban rail line. This car made a visit to Austin as it was being transported to its future home in Portland, Oregon. (photo by Lee Nichols)

After Capital Metro's Red Line, does Austin want more rail? The city government wants your input in a series of upcoming meetings. See press release from the city below.

Urban RailAustin 2011

What do you think?

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and City of Austin are studying a proposed Urban Rail system to improve mobility, promote investment, and enhance connections to Central Austin destinations and the regional transit system.

Your input is important.

FTA and City of Austin Public Scoping Meetings

April 4, 2011 from 2-5 p.m., Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St.

April 6, 2011 from 5-8 p.m., SEDL @ Mueller, 4700 Mueller Blvd.

City of Austin Urban Rail Open House Meetings

April 7, 2011 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., AT&T Center @ UT, 1900 University Ave.

April 7, 2011 from 5-8 p.m., Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St.

April 9, 2011 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ruiz Branch Library, 1600 Grove Blvd.

Submit written comments at public meetings, by mail to Urban Rail Project, Austin Transportation Department, P.O. Box 1088, Austin, TX 78767 or AustinUrbanRail.com.

Comments after public meetings must be postmarked on or before April 29, 2011 to be included in the public record.

Learn more at AustinUrbanRail.com

Information line (512) 974-2503 Spanish translators and sign language interpreters available upon request. Please call (512) 477-1018 48 hours in advance to request assistance.

Si usted necesita este mensaje en espanol o si necesita un interprete durante la junta ya sea de lenguaje o senales, favor de llamar al (512) 477-1018 para hacer los arreglos necesarios.

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