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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

Empty Seats on the Red Line
Cap Metro going down with the ridership
"...The MetroRail is still going the wrong way: Ridership in its..."

July 2, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro to Pay Up by 2019
Council to vote on new agreement regarding Quarter Cent program funds
"...reserves on various facility improvements and the launch of MetroRail...."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Headlines
"...train! The train! Capital Metro announced that the long-delayed MetroRail Red Line from Leander to the Austin Conven­tion Center..."

March 12, 2010 News Feature

Headlines
"...word that the transit agency intends to open the MetroRail Red Line to Leander for paying passengers in mid-..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature

Headlines
"...canceling a contract with Veolia Transpor­ta­tion to get its MetroRail system up and running. Cap Metro said Veolia had..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature

Politics Gift Guide
Let the Chronicle News staff stuff your stockings this year
"...if it goes anywhere we want to go (and MetroRail, terminating away from major employers at the southeast corner..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature

Cap Met Budget Proposals Start Flying
Board member suggests protections for poor; staff says stimulus money could forestall fare increases
"...the poor the least. Most notable: He proposes slashing MetroRail’s budget substantially to make up the current projected cash..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

All Aboard the Rails With Trails Plan
If MetroRail ever arrives, trails could follow
"...Assuming Capital Metro ever actually gets its MetroRail commuter train up and running, the transit agency intends..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...public transport, rail enthusiasts are still waiting for Capital MetroRail to arrive. The transit authority plans to release a..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature

Any Way to Run a Railroad?
Cap Metro temporarily derails MetroRail
"...So why, exactly, didn't Capital Metro's new MetroRail commuter rail line start up on Monday as scheduled,..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro
As if Cap Metro's budget crisis and MetroRail delay weren't bad enough
"...has been scrapped, and nobody knows for sure when MetroRail will begin operations...."

March 27, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Res Publica
Good times for good citizens: Feb. 27-March 5
"...CAPITAL METRORAIL OPEN HOUSE Check out the new passenger rail line..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
"...CAPITAL METRORAIL STATION OPEN HOUSE MetroRail is set to launch on..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
This week's civic duties: Aug. 21-28
"...CAP METRO LUNCHEON: METRORAIL The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents a discussion on..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature

Bus-Stop Shuffle
Better check out the new Cap Metro routes before you head out to your old bus stop
"...MetroRail Connectors: Five new circulator routes will be serving the..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Res Publica
Go, go, good citizen, go! Your civic agenda: Aug. 14-21.
"...CAP METRO LUNCHEON: METRORAIL The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents a discussion on..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...switches will be to Downtown commuter services. Five new MetroRail connector routes will provide direct bus service for the..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature

Capital Metro's Shiny New Toys
A photo gallery of Capital MetroRail's new commuter rail cars
"...Stadler Bussnang AG, are scheduled to begin delivering Capital MetroRail commuters from Leander to Downtown – with several stops..."

March 27, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...• Expect to hear a lot less of the MetroRail cars when testing resumes on the commuter-rail line this..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature

Developing Stories: Compact & Connected
All aboard for Transit-Oriented Development
"...The train is a'coming – Capital MetroRail, to be precise – and with it the community's..."

June 22, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

The Train's First Stop: Crestview
Developers try to capitalize on the Transit Oriented Development Ordinance in Crestview neighborhood
"...adjacent to the planned Airport and Lamar stop of MetroRail (as the transit agency has styled the commuter train)...."

Sept. 8, 2006 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...(when Houstonians will likely vote on expanding the under-construction MetroRail system) on "continuing our long-standing efforts to make rail..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Taking a Look at the Neighborhoods That Will Be Changed the Most by Project Connect
Diving into the iterations of the public transit redesign
"...The capacity of the existing MetroRail Red Line, which began service in 2010, is limited..."

June 3, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Foundation Communities Pushing to Complete 1,000 Units in 5 Years
Housing nonprofit working on eight new properties throughout town
"...Northwest Austin at 13649 Rutledge Spur near the Capital MetroRail Lakeline Station. The property will contain a mix of..."

May 24, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

Opinion: The Case to Keep Leander Connected
A yes vote on Proposition A means continued transportation solutions
"...Leander to his office in Downtown Austin on the MetroRail. A Texan since 2014, he ultimately chose a traffic-free..."

May 6, 2022 Column by James Larsen

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