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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 DirectorsMarch..."

March 31, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

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 morning,..."

Jan. 17, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

UPDATED: Cap Metro Workers to Begin Strike Wednesday
Council Member Martinez offers stopgap compromise proposal
"...Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091, representing Capital Metro's drivers and maintenance workers, announced this morning that its..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Housecleaning at Cap Metro
CFO and Engineering VP resign
"...Engineering and Construction John Almond have resigned from Capital Metro at the request of new President/CEO Linda Watson. The..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Responds to Sunset
Transit agency agrees with all report recommendations
"...Capital Metro today released a formal reply to the Texas Sunset..."

May 6, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Cans Veolia
Rail firm dumped, two new contractors to be voted on this afternoon
"...Breaking news: This morning Capital Metro terminated its contract with rail service and operation firm..."

Dec. 9, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cap Metro Workers On Strike
Photos from this morning's picket line
"...phone, desperately trying to avert a strike by Capital Metro's workers...."

Nov. 5, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Wants Feedback on January Changes
First meeting Thursday night in Leander
"...Capital Metro makes service changes every six months, and it wants..."

Aug. 25, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Seeks More Feedback on Service Plan 2020
Transit authority mapping out the next 10 years, wants to hear from you next week
"...the Envision Central Texas plan for regional growth, Capital Metro will be seeking feedback next week over how to..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Ramps Up Commuter Service
More trips for public transit riders
"...be the year of a bigger, more rideable Capital Metro. Beginning Sunday, Jan. 7, Austin’s public transit provider will..."

Jan. 2, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Cap Metro Drops Ball as Ball Drops
Detours with no notice leaves New Year's Eve revelers stranded
"...Capital Metro made a big hoo-hah about expanding service on New..."

Jan. 1, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cap Metro Workers Accept Contract
Vote brings official end to strike
"...Local 1091, representing the drivers and mechanics of Capital Metro, voted today to accept the contract offer of StarTran,..."

Nov. 12, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Begins Modified Transit Schedule March 18
New boarding and cleaning protocols also announced
"...Capital Metro, Austin’s public transit service, will operate on a modified..."

March 17, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Cap Metro Wants Budget Input
Forums to be held around town in early June
"...Capital Metro is in the early stages of planning its FY..."

May 21, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Wants Route Feedback
Public meetings and public hearing coming up
"...Capital Metro wants to know how you feel about its proposed..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

DVD Review: François Truffaut's The Last Metro
Truffaut review
"...The 400 Blows, Jules and Jim, or The Last Metro (his final truly outstanding film) remains an emotionally embracive..."

April 7, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

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 the..."

March 27, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

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

June 3, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cap Metro Service Changes in Effect Today
South Austin, UT shuttle, and Night Owl routes see changes
"...its latest round of service upgrades and updates, Capital Metro has unrolled changes on several South Austin, Night Owl,..."

Aug. 19, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

Cap Metro STILL Wants Your Budget Input
Give feedback in person or online
"...Newsdesk previously mentioned Capital Metro's budget workshops being held around town. Well, based on..."

June 4, 2010 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

Jay Wyatt Fired by Cap Metro
Cap Metro claims "sexual harassment"; Union president charges "retaliation"
"...Late Friday afternoon, Sept. 11, Capital Metro notified ATU Local 1091 President Jay Wyatt that he..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Post by Michael King

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 Testing Out Rail Cars
Service begins 2008
"...PRESS RELEASE from Cap Metro: Capital MetroRail is on the Move On Track Testing..."

Dec. 18, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Metro
"...with early-Eighties blockbusters like Beverly Hills Cop. But while Metro is patently a get-well commercial move for Murphy, it’s..."

Jan. 24, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Cap Metro Shutting Down at 7pm
Expected icy road conditions stymie bus service
"...everything in the city is completely shut down: Capital Metro is running buses, albeit on a reduced schedule. Even..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Botches Yet Another Big Event
Same story, different chapter: SXSW
"...said “yes,” then you have more foresight than Capital Metro...."

March 18, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Taking the Capitol Out of Capital Metro
Capital Metro: ready to establish the caliphate.
"...is the announcement "the state is working with Capitol Metro to address relocation of their bus stop on 11th..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

What's Wrong With Cap Metro ... and What's Right
The transit agency is good at a few things – like digging itself into a public relations ditch
"...that the month of March went poorly for Capital Metro is putting it mildly...."

April 24, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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 will..."

June 18, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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