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Change Is Coming … to Capital Metro
Alterations to bus service take effect Sunday
"...Hey, why wait until Tuesday for Change? Capital Metro is bringing it to you tomorrow. Beginning Sunday..."

Jan. 17, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Capital Metro Further Suspends Transit Service
Temporary modifications aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19
"...Beginning Monday, March 30, Capital Metro will temporarily suspend MetroExpress service as part of..."

March 27, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

Welcome to Capital Metro
Whoever the new CEO turns out to be – she'll have her hands full
"...By the time you read this, the Capital Metro board of directors may have already decided who..."

June 18, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Capital Metro Strike Threat Looms
Despite citizen efforts to intervene, negotiations have not progressed
"...Capital Metro's new bus schedule shipped last week. The cover..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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

What Does Austin’s Explosive Growth Mean for Capital Metro?
Big changes are coming, but it’s not clear yet what they will be
"...Big changes are coming to Capital Metro, but it's not clear yet what they will..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Capital Metro Stays Its Course
All Systems Go!, but no extensions added, to a November commuter-rail vote
"" Thus concluded a tale of two Walkers, as Capital Metro board Chair Lee Walker told Mueller neighborhood point..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Capital Metro's Labor Lowdown
StarTran makes its 'last, best, and final offer'
"...last bargaining session, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091 rejected Capital Metro contractor StarTran's "last, best, and final offer" by..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Rolling Rebellion at Capital Metro
Budget cuts threaten transit services for the disabled
"...The Capital Metro boardroom became the site of a peculiar rebellion..."

April 4, 2008 News Feature by Justin Ward

Capital Metro Responds
"..."UT shuttle drivers consistently handle a comparable workload" to Capital Metro operators is inaccurate. ATC/Vancom shuttle bus operators are..."

May 27, 2004 Postmarks

New Rail Options for Capital Metro
"...Sharp cuts in federal transit funding have left Capital Metro with an ever-increasing need to sell bonds in..."

Dec. 22, 1995 News Feature

Capital Metro Moves Ahead With Plans for Police Force
Officers in transit
"...Capital Metro is moving forward with plans to create its..."

Sept. 10, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Point Austin: A Few Choice Words for Capital Metro
Wyatt firing just the latest in string of management fiascoes
"...The ongoing mess at Capital Metro is enough to make any sane person curse...."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Capital Metro Should Bargain!
"...Dear Editor, Re: Capital Metro's refusal to bargain in good faith with the..."

Nov. 11, 2005 Postmarks

Capital Metro Labor Update
Council Member Lee Leffingwell to present resolution that could ultimately result in meet-and-confer negotiations for bus company's employees and end outsourcing of Cap Met jobs
"...The future of Capital Metro's labor force may be dramatically altered next week...."

March 16, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Capital Metro’s Zero-Emission Buses Pass First Tests
Austin slowly rocks down to electric avenues
"...million purchase of 197 electric buses last year, the Capital Metro Board of Directors committed at its Sept. 26..."

Sept. 30, 2022 News Feature by Benton Graham

Capital Metro Shutting Down Early Tonight
Capital Metro buses will stop running at 8pm tonight.
"...evening bus service, start planning your trip home early. Capital Metro warns: Media Advisory Regular Capital Metro Bus Service..."

Jan. 16, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Capital Metro Workers on Strike
As of 3am Thursday morning, the majority of Amalgamated Transit Union 1091 had gone on strike against Capital Metro, and their contractor StarTran, resulting in a dramatic drop in bus service.
"...Amalgamated Transit Union 1091 had gone on strike against Capital Metro, and their contractor StarTran, resulting in a dramatic..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Capital Metro Service Changes Public Meeting
"...and provide feedback on proposed service changes that Cap Metro is considering for the fall. Attend one of these..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature

Capital Metro Strike Looms
Union votes 57-390 against StarTran's final offer
"...Members of Amalgamated Transit Union 1091, representing Capital Metro's bus drivers and maintenance workers, have voted overwhelmingly..."

Oct. 27, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Capital Metro Is Just Trying To Apply Its Resources Wisely
"...I appreciate the comments from reader Dana Perrotti regarding Capital Metro's MetroRail service [“Postmarks,” Aug. 26]. She's right: Public..."

Aug. 29, 2011 Postmarks

Capital Metro to Offer Free Rides on Election Day
Now you have one less excuse why you can't vote
"...Press release from Capital Metro:..."

Oct. 29, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Capital Metro Gets it Right
"...Dear Editor, I would like to give kudos to Capital Metro for moving the Downtown corridor transit routes from..."

June 1, 2014 Postmarks

Capital Metro Fare Increase Is Unfair
"...Dear Editor, I ride Capital Metro every day back and forth to work, to..."

Aug. 7, 2008 Postmarks

Problems With Capital Metro
"...the past 10 years, and I can say that Capital Metro really doesn't offer the service it promotes or..."

Jan. 24, 2010 Postmarks

ADAPT Refuses to Hold Capital Metro Responsible
"...or implements. Our own organizations tellingly refuse to hold Capital Metro and the city accountable. We are the ones..."

July 12, 2014 Postmarks

Capital Metro Wants Musicians
Transit agency seeks buskers for events
"...a train system be without musicians playing for change? Capital Metro is looking for buskers to perform at events..."

Aug. 4, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Pulling the Wool off of Capital Metro
"...does a nice job pulling the wool off of Capital Metro's latest attempt to bust our union [“Point Austin,”..."

April 6, 2007 Postmarks

Capital Metro Strike Possibility Throws Parents of Disabled Children Into Total Panic
"...Dear Editor, To strike or not to strike [“Capital Metro Strike Threat Looms,” News, Jan. 27]. As a..."

Jan. 31, 2006 Postmarks

Clarifying Opposition to Capital Metro Plan
"...commuter rail plan is a painless way to save Capital Metro's one-fourth cent. If that were so, I wouldn't..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Postmarks

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