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How to Get Around at SXSW
Getting from airport to panels to parties without breaking a sweat
"...MetroRail..."

Feb. 28, 2018 SXSW Post

Naked City
Ridership is up, but not as high as once predicted
"...MetroRail, One Year Later..."

March 25, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...infill development Austin needs." ACC cited proximity to the MetroRail Highland Station as a key reason for the acquisition;..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 29-May 6
"...ROCK AND RAIL Enjoy live music and learn about MetroRail and other Cap Metro services. 3:30-6:30pm. Downtown MetroRail Station,..."

April 30, 2010 News Feature

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
"...a half-year's delay, the agency announced that its new MetroRail commuter rail line would not meet its planned March..."

April 24, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

What’s on the Agenda for Tomorrow's City Council Meeting
A new shelter strategy, Cap Metro’s Red Line expansion, and more
"...staff to explore the creation of two new Capital MetroRail stops near The Domain. Here’s what we’ll be watching…..."

Nov. 13, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Leander, Cap Metro Not Breaking Up Yet
Residents turn out to support transit agency
"...happy, because we now have Saturday service." Currently, the MetroRail Red Line and MetroExpress buses help almost 500 people..."

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Public Notice: Peace on Earth, Good Will to Most
A final look forward at the start of the end of the CodeNEXT process
"...Buses run on a regular Sunday schedule, with no MetroRail or Night Owl service...."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Capital Metro Is Just Trying To Apply Its Resources Wisely
"...the comments from reader Dana Perrotti regarding Capital Metro's MetroRail service [“Postmarks,” Aug. 26]. She's right: Public transportation, including..."

Aug. 29, 2011 Postmarks

Before You Head to the Bus Stop ...
Check out Cap Metro's new fares, routes, and policy changes
"...this means a slight rise in some fares, but MetroRail users will see a decrease. The changes are mainly..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro to Suburbanites: Get Off the Bus
Transit agency could pull the plug on northwest express routes
"...to boost ridership on its less convenient (for some) MetroRail Red Line? That's long been the accusation of critics..."

Aug. 27, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Top 9 Cap Metro Derailments
"...NO, THIS TIME WE MEAN IT The debut of MetroRail has had so many delays and setbacks that for..."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Wheels in Motion for New Bus Fares
Capital Metro approves a fare increase for January
"...bus single-ride adult$1.50$2.5067% Express ride reduced$0.75$1.2567% Express day pass$3.00$5.0067% MetroRail – one zone$1.00$2.00100% MetroRail – two zones$1.50$3.00100% MetroRail –..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

10 Reasons to Love a Streetcar
The 'streetcar effect' – offering Austinites far more than a free ride
"...public art. (TOD planning is ongoing in Austin for MetroRail stops and would occur around the streetcar line as..."

July 20, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Cap Metro on the Rails
Cap Metro's first rail car is ready … in Switzerland.
"...is the first of six diesel-electric trains for Capital MetroRail. • The first vehicle will arrive in Austin this..."

March 27, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

More TODs to Come
"...transit nodes, including six of the eight stops of MetroRail, Capital Metro's incoming commuter-rail line, and the North I-35..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...MetroRail Night Owl Service?Dear Editor,..."

July 28, 2006 Column

Soccer in Austin: The Road to Realness
What'll happen at McKalla Place? Good question.
"...improvements to transportation infrastructure – such as a new MetroRail stop – and an analysis of the number of..."

April 6, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Transportation Options at SXSW
How to get around during the clusterfuck of festival season
"...out the late-night Downtown bus stops map and the MetroRail schedule and for SXSW...."

March 1, 2017 SXSW Post by Katarina Brown

Transportation Station
Getting around is part of Austin campus life
"...Free with valid UT student ID MetroRail Train..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Features Feature by Liz Williams

Headlines
"...• The last of Capital Metro's experiments with Saturday MetroRail service is this weekend. In conjunction with the Pecan..."

May 6, 2011 News Feature

On the Move at SXSW
Get everywhere, no car needed
"...up north to our commuter parking lots. All aboard! MetroRail is operating late hours (until 11:30pm) every Friday and..."

March 11, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Cap Metro: The Fewer the Merrier
Budget cuts target Cap Metro's most vulnerable riders
"..."Our fiscal year 2011 draft budget increases MetroBus and MetroRail service, increases our financial reserves and improves bus stop..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Tale of Two Trains
"...the Chronicle the past two weeks, I expected the MetroRail train to be empty when I rode it Downtown..."

July 16, 2010 Postmarks

The Train! The Train!
What, where, when, and who on the Red Line
"...it – and two years behind schedule – the MetroRail Red Line is finally set to begin service to..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Where Cap Metro Jumped the Track
Cap Metro's new interim CEO tells CAMPO what's what
"...was listed on the Transit Working Group's agenda as "MetroRail, lessons learned."..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro
Cap Metro board reluctantly passes budget
"...the long-delayed launch of the Leander-to-Downtown commuter rail (the MetroRail Red Line) may finally happen in the first quarter..."

Oct. 2, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Met: The Drama Continues
A balanced budget, no train, and union leader locked out
"...of $2.6 million in federal stimulus money away from MetroRail Red Line projects and into the regular operational budget...."

Sept. 29, 2009 News Post 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?
"...the much-troubled and endlessly delayed Leander-to-Downtown rail line (the MetroRail Red Line), worries that not spending the money on..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro's Operating Budget
FY 2010
"...$140,394,858$134,106,477 Grant revenue$18,387,344$21,490,521 Rail freight$14,097,109$11,777,351 Passenger fares$7,804,853$9,005,393 Third-party fares$7,311,965$6,763,680 MetroRail-$495,575 Investment income$1,017,831$280,000 Other$1,439,589$1,496,000 Total revenue$190,453,549$185,414,997 Expenses2009 Forecast2010 Budget Salaries..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature

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