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Logical Error
Cap Metro's rail and budget travails
"...We can't precisely say MetroRail has been "delayed" again – since Capital Metro no..."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro: One Deadline at a Time
A MetroRail update – and an update on the next update
"...Capital Metro finally beat a deadline on MetroRail. Back in March, when it announced that the launch..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Res Publica
Citizen affairs, March 12-19
"...METRORAIL AMBASSADORS NEEDED Send an e-mail to metrorail.ambassador@gmail if you'd..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• MetroRAIL SET FOR MARCH..."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...1, based on riders per rail car. A Houston MetroRail spokesperson said the system had 11.7 million boardings in..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...– on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights, the first MetroRail vehicle was tested on the tracks between the U.S...."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature

Streetcar Desires
The Austin streetcar has a consensus – it still needs champions
"...pushing the long-stalled streetcar project to roll again. The MetroRail Red Line will deliver the first suburban rail commuters..."

July 20, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Council OK's Motel Purchase to Help Homeless
Also on the dais: parks, trains, trails, diapers
"...funding mechanisms for two new stations on the Capital MetroRail Red Line, both near The Domain – one at..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: Lord, Gotta Keep On Moving
New and welcome spirits animate the fight for transit
"...transit election, in 2004, was to create the Capital MetroRail Red Line, which – since it was just repurposing..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Capital Metro Breaks Ground Next Week on New Downtown Station
New station – ETA spring 2021 – envisioned as “public gathering space and mobility hub”
"...in this rendering) one block east of the current MetroRail terminus. The $37 million project, funded by a state..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature

The Drinks Issue: Guide to Getting Home Safely
Put somebody else in the driver's seat with these transpo options
"...MetroRail is a 26-mile line that runs between Leander and..."

July 13, 2018 Food Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

Major League in Soccer Dream Inches Closer to Reality
Council authorizes city manager to begin negotiations with Precourt
"...PSV would also be asked to fully fund a MetroRail station at the site (estimated by Capital Metro to..."

June 29, 2018 News Post by Austin Sanders

Cap Metro’s Summer Pilot
Everybody on the bus
"...also on Wednesday announced plans to expand its weekend MetroRail service through that same time period, with all-aboards leaving..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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

Dec. 22, 2017 News Feature

Austin Transportation Guide
How to get around Austin, with or without your own wheels
"...MetroRail is a 26-mile line that runs between Leander and..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post by Katie Walsh

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

Dec. 30, 2016 News Feature

What Does Austin’s Explosive Growth Mean for Capital Metro?
Big changes are coming, but it’s not clear yet what they will be
"...well. It finally got into the train business with MetroRail, which faces criticism from some Austinites as being a..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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

Dec. 29, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Can Project Connect Connect?
Advisory group receives preferred corridor recommendation
"...could simply invest in increasing the frequency of the MetroRail Red Line and build a new station at North..."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Who Says You're Drunk?
Bars and bartenders may help you tie one on – but they're also expected to cut you off just this side of 'intoxication'
"...Capital Metro's MetroRail line – which heads east from the Convention Center..."

July 5, 2013 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Farmers Market Report: March 2-3
Markets are moving!
"...Saltillo. Plaza Saltillo is a stop on the Cap MetroRail at East Fifth and Comal, which resembles a classic..."

March 1, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Headlines
"...Enfield Road UT shuttle are being combined, and the MetroRail connector buses from the Downtown Station are being discontinued...."

Aug. 19, 2011 News Feature

Access Denied
Cap Metro saving money means hardship for neediest riders
"...months when fares were lowered to raise the then-poor MetroRail ridership at the same time that MetroAccess fares were..."

July 8, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Transit in 3D
"...to be addressed. For example, the current subsidy for MetroRail is a shocking $36.69 per boarding; but even the..."

April 12, 2011 Postmarks

Austin in a Winter Wonderland
Three recommended books and a couple of holiday wishes
"...Lee Nichols Merriment for the Masses More Riders for MetroRailNew low price starting Jan. 16! $1, local; $2.75, regional..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Feature

Not So Hot TODs
Sputtering rail, sputtering economy – the uncertain fate of Red Line development
"...Longtime followers of the MetroRail Red Line saga may remember that the Capital Metro..."

Nov. 26, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Oops!
"...caption made it appear that forcing bus riders onto MetroRail's Red Line is official agency policy. Instead, the caption..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Column

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...If you see a MetroRail Red Line train and it's not rush hour, don't..."

Sept. 3, 2010 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...In their quest to bump up MetroRail Red Line ridership – which is lagging well behind..."

Aug. 13, 2010 News Feature

Watson Takes Cap Metro Wheel
New CEO's first order of business is to clean up transit agency's image
"...forum – to actually use the bus, not just MetroRail, but the bus, so that she can understand that..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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