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Capital Metro's Labor Woes Continue
Accusations fly from union of illegal interference in negotiations
" read this, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091 and Capital Metro's largest contractor, StarTran, will in all probability have..."

Sept. 16, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

More Partners a Good Thing for Long-Range Planning
" Katherine Gregor on the need for coordinated regional planning [“Best-Laid Plans,” News, July 16]. One topic that was..."

July 19, 2010 Postmarks

The Capital Metro Board and GM
"...John Treviño: A Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) representative on the board,..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Feature

CAMPO Needs to Inject Quantitative Measurements Into Planning
"...Dear Editor, The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is predicting, in their 2035..."

April 20, 2010 Postmarks

CAMPO Seeks Input Tonight
On financially linking 183A and US 290
"...Tonight at Akins High School, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization has organized a public meeting..."

Nov. 6, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Walker Steps Down as Cap Metro Board Chair
After 11 years, says time for "someone else" to take on "exciting challenges"
"...Press release from Capital Metro:Lee Walker Announces Retirement from Capital Metro Board of..."

March 31, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Adapt or Fry: UT Climate Adaptation Symposium
Forum focuses on local solutions to climate change
"...on mitigation, adaptation proponents argue that we should be planning now for the challenges ahead...."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

CAMPO Throws Money at I-35
$400 million in new funding will go to the "Capital Express" project
"...The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's Transportation Policy Board voted Monday..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Seeing the Light
Capital Metro unveils plans for light rail, a bus-rapid-transit system, and HOV lanes for Austin.
"...After 15 years of flirting with light rail, is Capital Metro finally ready and able to do the deed?..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin At Large: Backseat Driver
Karen Rae resigns from Cap Metro
"...weeks' notice when moving on. Any less, and the organization will still be in shock when you leave. Any..."

Feb. 1, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Check's In the Mail: Grant Awarded to Austin
Region gets gov't grant for housing and development
"...cough up $3.7 million to Austin and the surrounding area as part of HUD's Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

CAMPO Committee Nominates Three for Cap Met Board
Fernandez, Langmore, and Martinez likely for transit agency slots
"...Pro Tem Mike Martinez fill the three slots that organization gets on the Capital Metro Board of Directors...."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Want to Serve on the Cap Met Board?
Austin needs to fill citizen slot
"...Per state legislation passed in the spring, the Capital Metro Board of Directors will change composition in January..."

Dec. 7, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

CAMPO & Climate Politics
Austin reps and mayor split on 2040 Plan vision statement
"...split vote on the broad goals of the future planning for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization – one..."

Nov. 3, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...than 20,000 estimated dead in or near Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani-controlled Kashmir...."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

Fast Track
The Capital Area Metropolitan Organization approved Capital Metro's light rail plans; now it's up to voters.
"...It wasn't exactly a crossroads, but Capital Metro did make it through a rough patch of..."

Nov. 12, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Developing Stories
Thinking big on transportation and land-use planning
"...been chair of the Transportation Policy Board of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. Through CAMPO, Watson now is..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• Negotiations between Capital Metro contractor StarTran and Local 1091 of the transit..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature

The Best-Case Scenario
After years of work, Envision Central Texas goes majorly public.
"...process that Envision Central Texas -- an independent nonprofit organization, featuring leaders (elected and otherwise) from throughout the five-county..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Hall's Bumpy Road
Can Austin planners and the City Council ever bring an end to the local transportation wars?
"...Katie Larsen, a senior planner in the city's Transportation, Planning, and Sustainability Dept., catches the No. 16 bus in..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...could mean lawn-watering schedules or outright bans, said Hunt. Area sprawl development isn't necessarily to blame, he said, but..."

June 2, 2006 News Feature

Austin Leans in Hard to Change TxDOT’s Mind on I-35
The road not taken
"...public and private stakeholders, pile up in the I-35 Capital Express Central comment files like cars stuck on the..."

April 2, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Best-Laid Plans
How does the patchwork of separate plans for the future of Central Texas fit together? No one knows.
"...Central Texas, right now, there's a whole lot of planning going on. Big visions and decisions for the region's..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Plans in Play
The Big Eight
"...resource provides a comprehensive list of all current long-range planning efforts in the region. (No agency we contacted had..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Cap Metro Courting Prospective Partners
Transit authority could extend rail and bus service well beyond Austin
"...a transit system linking the entire Central Texas region. Capital Metro's board approved a new Service Expansion Policy that..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Born to be Reviled
Interstate 35's worst stretch is also its most politically organized -- and that's a problem for TxDOT.
"...stake, controversy has become a major part of the planning process. As if on cue, a coalition of Eastside..."

Sept. 20, 2002 News Feature by Dave Mann

Riding the Rail
The challenge for Capital Metro: convincing voters that the new light rail isn't the old light rail that they rejected last year
"...The most vehement and persistent opponents of Capital Metro's plans for a light-rail system -- such as..."

Dec. 21, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Which Way Do We Go?
Rae Takes the Wheel
"...Karen Rae is the woman in the driver's seat. Capital Metro's fourth general manager in 10 years has been..."

April 9, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Here Come the Transporters
In the endless Central Texas transportation wars, the lions and the lambs look for ways to make peace
"...the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority's toll-road system and Capital Metro's commuter-rail-and-bus proposal originate from different directions in the..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
CAMPO undergoes the peer review study sought by anti-light rail activists, but the results turn out quite differently than the road warriors expected.
"...months of bitter wrangling, our local arbiter of transportation planning, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO), was finally..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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