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Austin @ Large: Austin At Large: Backseat Driver
Karen Rae resigns from Cap Metro
"...caused some awkwardness at City Hall (see "Naked City"). Karen Rae, on the other hand, announced her resignation three..."

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

Which Way Do We Go?
Rae Takes the Wheel
"...process) is designed to let the citizens navigate, but Karen Rae is the woman in the driver's seat. Capital..."

April 9, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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.
"...Cap Metro General Manager Karen Rae and board Chair Lee Walker stress their commitment..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Road to Rail
Can light rail in Austin work well with Smart Growth?
"...but not in others," says Cap Met general manager Karen Rae. "Do we think density will happen downtown? Of..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Miles to Go
A transportation bond package combining roads and light rail is planned for November.
"...the 202 area code. But Cap Met General Manager Karen Rae notes that "we need to know our elected..."

March 10, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Watch
Council hears light rail report, questions legal fees on LCRA water deal and snorts at proposal to have new car displays in baggage claim area of airport.
"...likely citizen referendum next spring. Capital Metro General Manager Karen Rae gave the council a presentation of the plan..."

Nov. 5, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

PR Machine in Motion
"...-- "what would make people," says Cap Met GM Karen Rae, "get out of their cars and onto a..."

April 9, 1999 News Feature

Locals Talk Cash in D.C.
Rail, roads, and BCP lead the Austin delegation's list of talking points
"...Slusher, Capital Metro board Chair Lee Walker, county commissioners Karen Sonleitner and Gerald Daugherty, and business big wheels Pike..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Light rail is still full steam ahead, but with a new conductor.
"...in the timeworn words invoked by Cap Met GM Karen Rae, "hindsight is always 20/20." And besides, the agency..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
In response to East Austinites' outrage, Danny Thomas comes out against the light rail referendum.
"..."misinformation" that Thomas was calling on Capital Metro representative Karen Rae to clear up was abundant. So, for the..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Naked City
Light rail loses big in San Antonio, casting aspersions on the chances that a similar proposal will pass in Austin.
"...for a new tax," says Cap Metro general manager Karen Rae, pointing out that Austinites will only be asked..."

May 12, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
Shane Phelps will run against Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, Sam Billings quit the Cap Metro board; Larry Paul Manley runs up against neighborhood opposition.
"...said he's been unhappy with Cap Metro general manager Karen Rae. "I don't agree with the general manager. I..."

Dec. 3, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Fast Track
The Capital Area Metropolitan Organization approved Capital Metro's light rail plans; now it's up to voters.
"...green "Light Rail Now!" badges, included Cap Met GM Karen Rae, who ran through her where-we-are-now-with-rail presentation for what..."

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

Postmarks
The Gotham backlash continues.
"...Karen Hoffman..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Column

Naked City
Capital Metro faces criticism for unsafe rail crossings after derailment
"...Karen Rae, Capital Metro's general manager, says the condition of..."

Oct. 1, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...I shouldn't be surprised, since I also heard from Karen Rae that she's keeping a guy in San Diego..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column

RTP: Been There, Haven't Done That
The Rapid Transit Project tries to win voters over with its workshops.
"...light-rail vote was meaningless. As Cap Met General Manager Karen Rae has noted publicly, the transit authority's narrow defeat..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Capital Metro decides to send a quarter-cent of tax money back to Austin-area communities, where it will presumably be spent on roads now that light rail has failed. But the future of light rail, it seems, is still an open question.
"...for the immediate resignation of Cap Met General Manager Karen Rae -- the real legislative power on this issue..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Capital Metro works to secure federal funding and a "recommended" ranking for its light-rail proposals, to be voted on in November.
"...before it goes out," says Capital Metro General Manager Karen Rae. "But there may be some adjustments made to..."

Feb. 25, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Capital Metro Board and GM
"...Karen Rae, General Manager: Rae, the former acting director of..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...the now oft-repeated words of Capital Metro General Manager Karen Rae) "turn your ideas into our transportation future."..."

July 9, 1999 News Feature

Naked City
"...didn't send goodbye balloons to Capital Metro General Manager Karen Rae, whose last day at her job was Feb...."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Transit Transitions
"...are not four-letter words," says Capital Metro General Manager Karen Rae...."

Oct. 15, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Light Headed?
What Commuters Want
"...Up until now, Rae, Walker, and Cap Met have positioned themselves in listening..."

July 23, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...the election. In addition, the transportation agency's general manager, Karen Rae, recently told members of the Greater Austin Chamber..."

Jan. 1, 1999 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Inside the air-conditioned confines of Ninfa's, Capital Metro GM Karen Rae greeted everyone with a survey soliciting feedback on..."

May 28, 1999 News Feature

Cap Metro CEO Candidates on Accessibility, Finances
Forum brings out candidates' views on agency's biggest challenges
"...attract that many riders." Referring to a previous CEO, Karen Rae, Daugherty said, "The thing that scares me is..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...chief executive officer of the transit agency. He replaces Karen Rae, who resigned in February. Gilliam has four decades..."

May 3, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...raise for Mack Brown, the subtle moves of Ms. Karen Rae and her strategies towards the implementation of light..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...I shouldn't be surprised, since I also heard from Karen Rae that she's keeping a guy in San Diego..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Column

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