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Capital Metro Wants Musicians
Transit agency seeks buskers for events
"...station openings. (Um, might this be a sign that MetroRail is actually about to become operational?)..."

Aug. 4, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Is 'New Urbanism' Just a Green-Washed Development Scheme?
"...an assurance that these “New Urbanists” would ride it ["MetroRail Progresses; ‘Dillo Regresses,” News, July 24]. Ridership figures and..."

July 24, 2009 Postmarks

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond

July 24, 2009 News Feature

Expect the Unexpected
Summertime and the living is ... frenzied
"...tree," and the upcoming (or is it?) launch of MetroRail...."

July 3, 2009 News Feature by Amy Smith

Talking Travis: Eddie Rodriguez
The district 51 rep talks fresh priorities and fresh fruit
"...on his radar. With large stretches of CapMetro’s planned metrorail expansion running straight through his district, he authored HB..."

May 13, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Headlines
"...• Cap Metro's plans to launch the Capital MetroRail Red Line have been put on indefinite hold after..."

March 27, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...the petition accused Gilliam of deceiving the public on MetroRail's costs, inaccurate audits, bad-faith bargaining, and falsely accusing an..."

March 6, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
"...CAPITAL METRORAIL OPEN HOUSES Check out the new passenger rail line..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature

APD, Cap Metro, AISD Warn About Railroad Crossings
Perfectly set press conference shows how not to behave near the tracks
"...proper behavior around railroad tracks, especially since the new MetroRail commuter rail cars will be much quieter and faster-moving..."

Feb. 18, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Headlines
"...Capital Metro starts daytime track tests of its new MetroRail system on Feb. 14. See that date's listing in..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Matters of the public, Dec. 11-17
"...CAPITAL METRO HOP 'N SHOP EXTRA­VA­GAN­ZA Check out the MetroRail at the new Down­town station, do some holiday shopping,..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Feature

Headlines
"...week; it'll be one of nine stations on the MetroRail Red Line to begin commuter rail service in March..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature

Rail Plan Does Not Address Needs of Community
"...Dear Louis, I feel that the placement of two MetroRail Red Line stations in such close proximity as in..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Postmarks

Gomez to Lead Cap Metro Board
Travis County commissioner moves to top board seat at transportation agency
"...such as the opening date for its Red Line MetroRail service...."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Tracking Cap Metro's Eastward Proposal
The Green Line takes conceptual shape
"...advances; for example, initial ridership data on the Capital MetroRail Red Line to Leander would be incorporated. CAMPO staffers..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Committee Approves Bus Fare Hike
Raises approved for all except elderly and disabled passengers
"...a motion through to increase fares for Express and MetroRail in order to offset the cost of exempting seniors..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Justin Ward

Headlines
"...the Downtown platform at Brush Square for the new MetroRail Red Line route to Leander. The station, which will..."

July 25, 2008 News Feature

Cap Metro Wants Input on Proposed Fare Increases
Agency wants increase to 75 cents next year and $1 in 2010
"...of zoned fares for Capital MetroExpress bus and Capital MetroRail services...."

June 5, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Bikes Missing From Domain's Mix
"...as one such condition, intended to connect Capital Metro's MetroRail station west of the site to a proposed station..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Commuter Rail on Track for Test Runs
MetroRail to make tracks through Austin neighborhood
"...Test runs of the MetroRail cars will begin this month, Cortez said. Each car..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

The Making of Downtown North
The Domain may sound like just another fancy mall – but planners say it's the seed of a second Austin
"...or mass transit, such as Capital Metro's new Capital MetroRail, to the area. Once there, the integrated nature of..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Density, Diversity, and Especially Design
The Domain as TOD
"...the development possibilities created by the new Capital Metro MetroRail commuter line between Austin and Leander. Major stops along..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Getting From Here to There
"...and third, when a proposed nearby station on the MetroRail commuter line opens. Although Cap Metro is hoping to..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Crestview Neighborhood Development Buzz
North Lamar Transit-Oriented Development Zone changes and proposals abound at North-Central neighborhood meeting
"...given the city's desire to see density near the MetroRail stops, this would seem to be a foregone conclusion...."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Benzene Questions at Crestview Station
Benzene discovered in groundwater under portion of former Huntsman chemical-testing facility property, potential snag for Crestview Station developers
"...of the city's new transit-oriented development zoning around planned MetroRail stops and hired Weston to raise the environmental conditions..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Developing Stories: What Would Andrés Duany Do?
The town-planning messiah fixes Austin.
"...example; look at what happened when they built the Metrorail in '78. Only now is the urban pattern coming..."

April 13, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...center that will grow up around the stop for MetroRail, the commuter rail line opening in 2008. He was..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature

Streetcar Plan Takes Shape
Rail advocates hope a downtown circulator will help boost usage of the new commuter rail
"...redevelopment – to the new commuter line, now called MetroRail. Chief among those plans is the so-called downtown circulator;..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

TCB
Stabbing, stealing, and another weekend in the blazing Texas heat: What the @$%@# is wrong with you people?
"...took us from comfy downtown bar Warren's down the MetroRail line to the Big Top in Midtown, where we..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Naked City
A Lighter Shade of Rail
"...which poured 70% of its transit spending into a MetroRail system used by only 6% of its customers...."

Oct. 8, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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