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Breaking Down the Costs of Austin's Big Transit Plans
Double your ridership, at a price
"...of numbers to use when talking about how much transit will cost and what Austin gets for that price..."

Jan. 17, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Better Transit Proposals Needed
"...Would you consult with local bus riders and rail transit advocates with detailed knowledge of projects in other cities?..."

April 21, 2014 Postmarks

What is 'Bus Rapid Transit'?
"...Metro calls the new MetroRapid service a bus rapid transit system (BRT), but that term is about more than..."

Jan. 24, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Best Transit Plan for Austin's Future Is …
"...based on the following: Lamar is undeniably an important transit corridor and that's why the region has spent the..."

Dec. 16, 2013 Postmarks

Learn to Use Mass Transit
Cap Metro offering "Xtreme Transit Makeovers"
"...hand over your first-born child before filling up, mass transit might be looking more attractive. But are you intimidated..."

June 13, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Fare-Free Transit
"...in the United States to offer universal fare-free public transit. At a cost of only $8 million, all bus..."

Dec. 9, 2019 Postmarks

Don't Forget About Transit
"...as a shock [“Access Denied,” News, July 28]. Our transit system, already poorly planned in relation to municipal expanding..."

July 28, 2017 Postmarks

Public Transit Necessary
"...16]. He might also have observed that decent public transit is the sine qua non of a mature city...."

Nov. 19, 2012 Postmarks

Transit in 3D
"...and doesn't the KL monorail look more like a transit system that solves actual problems (www.monorails.org/tmspages/KLspecial05.html)? Anyone who's been..."

April 12, 2011 Postmarks

Both Roads and Transit
Central Austin roads are at capacity, and we need to find better ways to move
"...of Austin must lead and build an urban rail transit system. In addition, the department is partnering with Public..."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Transit Chickens Have Come Home to Roost
"...handicapped and cannot drive, I have always been a mass-transit advocate. But this pie-in-the-sky proposal is dead on arrival..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Postmarks

Hope for Enlightened Transit
"...serving as an impetus for a new form of "transit-oriented" development in Central Texas. The Mueller redevelopment and the..."

Aug. 2, 2004 Postmarks

Reinvent & Expand Transit
"...By adding new buses, bus lanes, routes, and railways, Transit for Austin can build us the convenient, affordable, and..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Postmarks

Sustainable Transit Solutions
"...flowing as much as possible – which greatly benefits transit options. It is expected that the initial toll rates..."

May 13, 2015 Postmarks

Watson Neglected Transit
"...certainly be 20 years further along in developing mass transit...."

Dec. 14, 2009 Postmarks

Transit Oriented Development Seminar Today
The future of transit tomorrow is here today
"...of Austin and national planning consultant representatives will discuss Transit Oriented Development (TOD) and station area planning at 6..."

April 4, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Inconvenient Truth: Austin Needs Better Transit System
"...car out to see it. Let's get a better transit system in Austin!..."

Aug. 1, 2006 Postmarks

Federal Funds Flowing Into Central Texas for Housing, Transit
Doggett announces $122 million in COVID-19 relief

April 10, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Cap Metro Begins Modified Transit Schedule March 18
New boarding and cleaning protocols also announced

March 20, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Sic Transit Gloria
The Texas Film Hall of Fame inducts Rushmore

Feb. 20, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Recognizing the Importance of Public Transit

Feb. 9, 2005 Postmarks

Working on the Railroad
The regional Transit Working Group is poised to make progress on passenger rail
"...It's a come-to-transit moment...."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin at Large: Lord, Gotta Keep On Moving
New and welcome spirits animate the fight for transit
"...Central Library to lift up in praise the mammoth transit bond package local voters will almost surely see on..."

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

Urban Rail: Which Way to Connect?
Project Connect recommends a rail corridor – and transit advocates board opposing trains
"...for Urban Rail Action. According to Montgomery, AURA, the transit advocacy group, strongly prefers "a fair comparison" of the..."

Dec. 13, 2013 News Feature by Mac McCann

Riding the Rail
The challenge for Capital Metro: convincing voters that the new light rail isn't the old light rail that they rejected last year
"...most of the nation's light-rail cities, redevelopment along the transit corridors has been a very explicit goal, aggressively pursued...."

Dec. 21, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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
"...sentiment. But for people who truly depend on public transit for their basic transportation needs, good intentions are hardly..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Developing Stories: Compact & Connected
All aboard for Transit-Oriented Development
"...of Austin is following international best practices for planned transit-oriented development around urban transit stations. Council policy – codified..."

June 22, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Here Comes the Train
Can city staff, citizens, and neighborhoods realize – and build – a more livable city?
"...metropolitan ambitions – and when one studies the proposed Transit-Oriented Development Ordinance pending before the City Council, it's clear..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Solving Georgian Acres' Mobility Problem With Buses, Bikes, and Scooters
Solar-powered mobility hub planned for "transit desert"
"...Jail to Jobs are joining forces to build a transit hub in the Georgian Acres neighborhood in North Austin,..."

Oct. 1, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Linda Watson Hired as New Cap Met CEO
Opinions on the incoming transit chief
"...Watson as the next president and CEO of Austin’s transit agency. Watson is currently CEO of the LYNX transit..."

June 17, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

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