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"...of red, green, orange, purple, and blue. Now, Capital Metro officials prefer the "color-blind" approach, meaning we could end..."

April 9, 1999 News Feature

Cap Metro Quits Congress
Buses re-routing to Guadalupe-Lavaca corridor
"...Avenue, get ready for a walk. As of today, Capitol Metro is moving the bulk of its routes from..."

June 3, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Taking the Capitol Out of Capital Metro
Capital Metro: ready to establish the caliphate.
"...otherwise unremarkable press release, "Security Upgrades to Begin on Capitol Grounds," a boilerplate act of security theater opening with..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Austin Legislators Unite Against Capitol Bus Stop Removal
State has ordered busy stop removed for "security upgrades" to Capitol
"...by the State Preservation Board to remove the Capital Metro bus stop from 11th Street in front of the..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

A Lone Voice Against Cap Metro Reform Bill
Austin resident – get this – actually rides the bus!
"...Kirk Watson’s SB 2015 – which would re-shape Capital Metro’s board of directors and give the organization greater flexibility..."

May 5, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro: This Is Just the Beginning
Rail service to begin March 22
"...real test will come on March 22. That, Capital Metro officials announced this afternoon, is when the transit agency..."

March 5, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

State 'Security Upgrades' Create Cap Metro Headache
State Preservation Board wants to remove what might be busiest bus stop in all of Austin from south side of Capitol grounds
"...of the State Preservation Board don't really view Capital Metro bus riders as a terrorist threat. Rather, the board's..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro: Riding the Shuffle Bus
Downtown bus routes shift
"...Something's missing. For the first time in decades, Capital Metro has taken all its buses off the city's major..."

June 20, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Cap Metro Restructuring Bill May Survive
Original will likely die, but could get amended onto another
"...Austin Sen. Kirk Watson’s bill to reorganize the Capital Metro board of directors and loosen the restrictions upon the..."

May 25, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

ACLU Defends Capitol Bus Stop
One of busiest stops in Cap Metro system scheduled to close Aug. 24.
"...chapter is actively opposing the elimination of the Capital Metro transfer center on 11th Street in front of the..."

April 24, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Austin @ Large: Say It Ain't So, Metro!
If that's all there is, my friends, then let's keep driving … or worse
"...TO: E. Lee Walker, Chair, Capital Metro Board of Directors..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Time for Cap Metro to Wake Up
"...discussing this since the late 1990s. According to Capital Metro, there is no reason to have a train going..."

March 15, 2007 Postmarks

Excellent Tech Leap for Cap Metro
Let your cell phone plan your bus trip for you.
"...Capital Metro has just introduced a very smart way to make..."

June 25, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Max vs. Metro
Max is back, and he has an alternative to light rail.
"...to light rail, has added a weapon to its anti-CapMetro arsenal: Max Nofziger. A former Austin City Council member,..."

March 29, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
The new Congressional districts alter the political makeup of Central Texas.
"...reconfigured local Congressional districts that comprise most of the metro area's population. Rep. Lloyd Doggett's Dist. 10 (eastern Travis..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Riding to the End of the Line
Can Cap Metro weather the recession, balance its books ... and run the buses and trains on time?
"...cutting service while raising fares is exactly what Capital Metro proposes to do. That won't be a fun sell..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Don't Hire Strayhorn as Your Accountant
Mayoral candidate still lying about Cap Metro
"...Carole Keeton Strayhorn is still lying about Capital Metro. And now she’s harassing Cap Metro CEO Fred Gilliam,..."

May 7, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Shaky Railing
Three former Capital Metro board members and two former employees claim that the transportation agency attempted to put Longhorn Railway, its costly freight rail operator, out of business.
"...operates on a rail line owned by the Capital Metro Transportation Authority, contends that the reason the company is..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

A Light-Rail Named Desire
Capital Metro Plows Ahead With Studies on Cedar Park Line
"...Capitol Metro took the public for a ride on the..."

Feb. 28, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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Duff Gets Tough
"...Texas commuter rail district was "not in competition" with Capitol Metro. To the best of my knowledge that statement..."

June 27, 1997 Column

Tied to the Tracks
"...Over the next 18 months or so, the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority will undertake two studies -- one on..."

April 4, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Study last week gave the okay to a Capital Metro study on the light rail plan, although some ATS..."

March 21, 1997 News Feature

Postmarks
"...conventioneers. Austin gathers millions of visitors from UT, the Capitol, legislative sessions, and from the friends and relatives of..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Column

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Apology Demanded
"...an article by Louisa C. Brinsmade was printed about Capitol Metro which gives prominent attention to a fax which..."

June 13, 1997 Column

Naked City
"...EMPTY BUSES VS. EMPTY CARS: Capital Metro's Board of Directors voted Monday to increase the transit..."

June 16, 1995 News Feature

From Light Rail to a Downtown Tunnel: The Parts of Project Connect
Diving into the plan
"...in 2000 (lost narrowly), 2004 (won handily; that's the MetroRail Red Line), and 2014 (lost handily). This plan combines..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Obama Event to Affect Friday Downtown Traffic
Streets in front of Capitol will close beginning at midnight tonight.
"...city of Austin: A scheduled rally near the State Capitol featuring presidential candidate Barack Obama will result in various..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Campus Hacks: University of Texas
Surprisingly, hook 'em isn't the only thing you need to know
"...the large lawn and Littlefield fountain facing the Texas Capitol, is called the South Mall. UT’s student activity of..."

Aug. 23, 2017 Chronolog Post by Maria Mendez

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

April 9, 1999 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.
"...15 years of flirting with light rail, is Capital Metro finally ready and able to do the deed? On..."

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

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