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The Laziest Girl in Town
Asleep at the Wheel's feminine ideal is pregnant with possibility
"..."So, when ya gonna get on the bus with us?" drawls McQueen, imitating the band's 6-foot-7-inch figurehead...."

Jan. 21, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 20-27
"...CAP METRO'S ADOPT-A-STOP allows you or your organization to adopt one of..."

Jan. 21, 2011 News Column

More 'Slack'
The Chronicle's 20-year love affair with Slacker
"...collaborated on an annotated map of Slacker landmarks. First stop? The bus station at Highland Mall. Remember Highland Mall?..."

Jan. 20, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Before You Head to the Bus Stop ...
Check out Cap Metro's new fares, routes, and policy changes
"...having a different rate for each mode of transport (bus, express bus, and rail), there will now be two..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Don't Miss the Bus Stop
Makeover creates accessible bus stop
"...reported that about two-thirds of Capital Metro’s approximately 3,000 bus stops were not fully accessible to people with mobility..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Changes: 'Lipstick on a Pig'
Activists for people with disabilities trying to thwart transit plans
"...and car rides for those who cannot use regular bus service). Although the board has given the thumbs-up to..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...meeting, the board essentially said it was powerless to stop the proposal. More­over, Chair Ben Sifuentes said (as quoted..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Off the Record
Blazing Saddles: Willie Nelson campaigns for the Teapot Party
"...reportedly seized 6 ounces of marijuana from his tour bus, the Honeysuckle Rose III. The 77-year-old icon was charged..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Reefer Roundup 12/2/10
News from the frontline of the War on Drugs
"...Stop the presses: Willie Nelson was busted last week for..."

Dec. 2, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

TODs and Their Zones
What's what (and what's planned) at Austin rail stops
"...Not on a rail stop but centered around a bus park & ride. A..."

Nov. 26, 2010 News Feature

New Year = New Transit Fares
Bus-dependent riders say Cap Metro favoring suburbanites
"...of fares. Rather than having different fares for regular bus service, express buses, short MetroRail trips, and longer MetroRail..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

TV Eye: 'If Only' TV
What if Sarah Palin met The Walking Dead?
"...Here's the mash-up I'd like to see: Let's stop pretending that Sarah Palin's Alaska is not a series-length..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Putting the Brakes on Congress Bus Stops
Citing accident rate, Cap Metro retools Downtown stops
"...If you're a regular Downtown bus rider, you can no longer stroll up to just..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Psychotic Reaction
Golden Boys ringleader John Wesley Coleman indulges his compulsion
" Irving, where his dad ran his own custom-framing business and did other odd jobs. "My grandfather was John..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Common Sense Sez Horns Lose Again. History Whispers Hope.
Don't count UT out just yet
"...Your talented defense can no longer seem to consistently stop the run, and Nebraska runs – a lot...."

Oct. 14, 2010 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Cap Metro: The Fewer the Merrier
Budget cuts target Cap Metro's most vulnerable riders
"..."Our fiscal year 2011 draft budget increases MetroBus and MetroRail service, increases our financial reserves and improves..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro to Suburbanites: Get Off the Bus
Transit agency could pull the plug on northwest express routes
"...Will Capital Metro cancel some of its express bus routes from Leander and Northwest Austin to boost ridership..."

Aug. 27, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Daily Hustle: 8/23/10
Council previews are our Domain
"...and supervisor training, critical incident stress debriefings, mandatory substance abuse referral counseling, commercial driver’s license alcohol and drug training,..."

Aug. 23, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Cap Met Survey: Reason to Celebrate or Worry?
Most bus riders satisfied but numbers show cause for concern
"...that 83% of respondents expressed happiness with Cap Met’s bus service (MetroRail riders were not included)...."

Aug. 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Making It Right
Austin-based Students of the World strives to make it a better one
"...Brad Pitt; he already got money! Why he would stop doing what he doing to come down here to..."

July 23, 2010 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

The UT Shuttle Shuffle
Cap Metro looks to improve its bottom line
"...its contract to operate the University of Texas shuttle bus system. If a Cap Metro staff proposal works as..."

July 9, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Car Is King
"...Austin. Two women standing on a sidewalk at a bus stop were killed by a car in February. The..."

June 29, 2010 Postmarks

Welcome to Capital Metro
Whoever the new CEO turns out to be – she'll have her hands full
" the type who relishes a challenge. While a bus or train metaphor might be more appropriate, the phrase..."

June 18, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Austin Visions
"...and widened; 360, 71, and 290 become freeways without stoplights; all roads need more right-hand turn lanes; all new..."

June 2, 2010 Postmarks

Cap Metro CEO Candidates on Accessibility, Finances
Forum brings out candidates' views on agency's biggest challenges
"...are angry that Cap Metro still has so many stops that are not fully accessible (especially on Airport Boulevard)..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Greatest Stories Ever Told
The 2010 Paramount Summer Film Classics
" the simmering-sexual-tensions department himself, playwright William Inge (Picnic, Bus Stop) wrote the screenplay. In their work, both artists..."

May 21, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bus Stop Stallions
"...Bus Stop StallionsDon't Block It!..."

April 30, 2010 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

Gone and Quartered
Stiffed on Capital Metro money, the city scrambles to fund another $51 million in transportation projects
"...the other side of the story is what this stop-payment does to the city. It has more than $15.5..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

SXSW Bus Riders Left in the Cold
Why doesn't Cap Metro prepare for rider rushes?
"...Street), a transit agency would want a few extra buses for the Night Owl routes, especially the northbound 481...."

March 26, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Train! The Train!
What, where, when, and who on the Red Line
" yet to be seen – see the shuttle bus section of this article.) Thus, it has a work-oriented..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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