1-30 of 40 results, sorted by relevance | sort by date
MetroAccess Public Meetings Begin
Expect fierce discussion over paratransit changes
"...battle over proposed changes, including cuts to Capital Metro's MetroAccess (paratransit) service continues next week. See a schedule of..."

Sept. 10, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Whole MetroAccess Is Suffering
" to share with you my experience riding with MetroAccess. The odyssey started two days prior to my trip...."

Jan. 31, 2010 Postmarks

Outsourcing Impacts MetroAccess Riders
" mention of the impact on the riders at MetroAccess (formerly called Special Transit Service) by this policy [“Cap..."

July 12, 2009 Postmarks

Driving Strikewards?
Transit union to vote today on latest Capmetro contract offer.
"...a reduced service from 6am to 7.30pm, while Capital MetroAccess for passengers with disabilities will operate weekdays only. UT..."

Aug. 20, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Access Denied
Cap Metro saving money means hardship for neediest riders
"...uncomplicated. Because the Chandlers are qualified for Capital Metro's MetroAccess paratransit services, they could call a cab – usually..."

July 8, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Can't Get There From Here
While suburban rail spends and stumbles, Cap Metro's transit-dependent riders wait at the end of the line
" does not track incidents according to that criterion. MetroAccess..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro: The Fewer the Merrier
Budget cuts target Cap Metro's most vulnerable riders
"...used in making the numbers add up. Hume wants MetroAccess, the agency's service for customers whose disabilities prevent them..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Riding to the End of the Line
Can Cap Metro weather the recession, balance its books ... and run the buses and trains on time?
"...of money from the fixed route bus service and MetroAccess (service to customers with disabilities). Those services are used..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Accelerates Plans for Fare Hike
Transit agency seeks fare increases
" could probably rehire them to new positions in MetroAccess, Cap Metro's renamed service for passengers with physical disabilities...."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Before You Head to the Bus Stop ...
Check out Cap Metro's new fares, routes, and policy changes
"...Seniors, Medicare card holders, people with disabilities, MetroAccess customers, students ages 6-18, and reserve and active military..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

New Year = New Transit Fares
Bus-dependent riders say Cap Metro favoring suburbanites
"...$40 for every time we take the handicapped bus [MetroAccess, the agency's paratransit service]. If we are using the..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Limited Access: Cap Metro Gets Tough on Paratransit
Cap Metro changes could leave disabled customers without a ride
" last Friday's board of directors meeting: changes to MetroAccess, the transit agency's paratransit service...."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, July 22-29
"...METROACCESS MEETING Capital Metro wants input on its proposed changes..."

July 23, 2010 News Column

Welcome to Capital Metro
Whoever the new CEO turns out to be – she'll have her hands full
"...seniors, people with disabilities, and Medicare cardholders), increasing the MetroAccess (paratransit) fare from anywhere between $1.20 to $2, and..."

June 18, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Changes Bus Routes, Hikes Fares
A few bus route changes and new rates take effect
"...bus single-ride adult$2.5067% Express ride reduced$1.2567% Express day pass$5.0067% MetroAccess single-ride$1.2071% Seniors, disabled, Medicare holdersFree*0% Multiride Passes Bus –..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature

Wheels in Motion for New Bus Fares
Capital Metro approves a fare increase for January
"...MetroRail – two zones$1.50$3.00100% MetroRail – day pass adult$3.00$6.00100% MetroAccess single-ride$0.70$1.2071% Seniors, disabled, Medicare holdersFree*Free*0% Multi-Ride Passes Bus –..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Union Charges Cap Metro Subcontract Conflicts
Was cronyism involved in picking those new subcontractors?
"...Associates and MV Transportation to run its fixed-route and MetroAccess bus services (respectively), to the tune of $520 million...."

May 11, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Cap Metro Shutting Down at 7pm
Expected icy road conditions stymie bus service
"...MetroAccess service for seniors and passengers with disabilities will serve..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro FY 2011: The Highs and Lows
Transit agency looks to partly cloudy budget future
" more than offset by a big reduction in MetroAccess (the paratransit service for customers with disabilities unable to..."

Sept. 10, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, July 29-Aug. 5
"...METROACCESS MEETING Capital Metro wants input on proposed changes to..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature

Changes for Cap Metro's Disabled Riders?
Cap Metro announces more cost-cutting proposals
"...disabilities. The agency has announced proposed policy changes for MetroAccess (formerly known as Special Transit Services), its service that..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Public Notice: Start Your Engines
Council gearing up for land use discussions?
" on all Cap Metro services, including MetroRail and MetroAccess...."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

" able to use Cap Metro's bus, MetroRail, and MetroAccess services without charge by showing drivers or fare inspectors..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature

"...Year's Eve were just announced. MetroBus, MetroRapid, MetroRail, and MetroAccess will each offer free rides from 6pm until service..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Feature

Public Notice: Peace on Earth, Good Will to Most
A final look forward at the start of the end of the CodeNEXT process
"...will offer free rides on MetroBus, MetroRapid, MetroRail and MetroAccess from 6pm until the end of service. MetroRail and..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

News at the end of the year
"...will offer free rides on MetroBus, MetroRapid, MetroRail, and MetroAccess after 6pm. The last Downtown MetroRail train leaves at..."

Dec. 30, 2016 News Feature

"...Nov. 8, on all MetroBus, MetroRapid, MetroExpress, MetroRail, and MetroAccess services...."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

News Roundup: Storms, Season's Greetings, and Open Carry
Reminder: Open carry law takes effect Jan. 1
"...will offer free rides on MetroBus, MetroRapid, MetroRail, and MetroAccess after 6 pm Thursday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve,..."

Dec. 29, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Public Notice: Get Your Meeting On
A roundup of civic events to start the year off right
"...also take effect for daily, weekly, and monthly passes, MetroAccess, and the Reduced Fare and RideShare programs. Pick up..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

No Bus, No Fuss
New app allows real-time tracking of buses, trains
"...Metro has already installed the latter technology on its MetroAccess fleet and is working up a plan to install..."

April 29, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

1   2     NEXT    2 »
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Updates for SXSW 2019

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle