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The Pledge
"...his gift as an actor is to find and transit those nuances of his own. He's far less adept,..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Building a Neighborhood
Images of Transit-Oriented Development
"...New Urbanist theory for those promoting light rail. Through transit-oriented development around its stations, light rail could regenerate or..."

Nov. 28, 1997 News Feature

"...Malcolm X, Crooklyn's turf is the front stoop, the transit zone between the family and the neighborhood. Co-written with..."

May 13, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Swordsman II
" further frustrated by his growing attraction to this hermaphrodite-in-transit who would like nothing better than to remove him..."

June 18, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cap Metro Ramps Up Commuter Service
More trips for public transit riders
"...rideable Capital Metro. Beginning Sunday, Jan. 7, Austin’s public transit provider will roll out new and improved changes to..."

Jan. 2, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

The Sunday Survey: 8/1/10
Robots, contracts and the Sanders non-settlement
"...more details on the Formula One track, plus budget, transit and education news galore AND extra on the Cactus..."

Aug. 1, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cap Metro Responds to Sunset
Transit agency agrees with all report recommendations
"...the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission’s staff review of the transit agency. The response was straightforward – the agency agreed..."

May 6, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro: This Is Just the Beginning
Rail service to begin March 22
"...Capital Metro officials announced this afternoon, is when the transit agency will finally launch its MetroRail Red Line, the..."

March 5, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

MetroRail Progress Report
Cap Met says milestones met, but still no firm date for launch
"...commuter rail line would be delayed yet again, the transit agency said it would "report back to the community"..."

May 13, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Workers Accept Contract
Vote brings official end to strike
"...Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091, representing the drivers and mechanics of..."

Nov. 12, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Bus Strike Nearly Over?
Contractor, union reach tentative deal: Members to vote
"...It seems that contractor Startran Inc. and union Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091 may come to terms, and normal..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Gas Prices Send Central Texans to the Bus
Capital Metro awash in new riders
" Austinites seek relief from high gas prices. The transit agency reported today that, comparing this June to numbers..."

July 22, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Will the Third Time Be a Charm for an Austin Rail System?
Project Connect looks to help make connections
"...she draws upon her own experience relying on public transit as a poor kid growing up in East Austin..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Jack Craver

Why Rail?
The city is pushing for a 2012 vote to build urban rail. The critics are asking, 'Who needs it?'
"...and you may come away convinced that rail-based mass transit is about as desirable for a city as an..."

April 8, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Tied to the Tracks
"...the tracks, as a congested city and its beleaguered transit authority inch toward an apparently final decision on light..."

April 4, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

On the Rails
Bungling Bureaucrats, or Best Hope?
"...began a recent editorial in the Austin American-Statesman. Local transit advocate David Dobbs would change that to "The Statesman..."

June 14, 1996 News Feature

FTA 'New Start' Funds MetroRapid Buses
Federal grant covers 80% of $47.6 million bus rapid transit program
"...United States." That was the bleak diagnosis from Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff when he visited Austin last week...."

April 20, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Streetcar Desires
The Austin streetcar has a consensus – it still needs champions
"...among multiple entities. Intergovernmental and public-private collaboration on regional transit requires everyone to join hands, sing the Envision Central..."

July 20, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Take the A-Train
Mike Clark-Madison discusses 10 years covering light rail, and urges voters to support it.
"...of stories, probably close to 50,000 words about public transit in Austin and elsewhere, I hope my coverage has..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Gone and Quartered
Stiffed on Capital Metro money, the city scrambles to fund another $51 million in transportation projects
"...have been engaged in a politically sticky negotiation. The transit authority owes the city more than $50 million, but..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

From Light Rail to a Downtown Tunnel: The Parts of Project Connect
Diving into the plan
"...ballot – are much larger in scope than the transit plans put to voters in 2000 (lost narrowly), 2004..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Here Come the Transporters
In the endless Central Texas transportation wars, the lions and the lambs look for ways to make peace
"...the roads and rails – in which highways and transit have been the poles on a left-right political axis..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Battle on the Shuttle
For aggrieved UT drivers, the buck stops at Capital Metro
" onetime UT Shuttle bus driver and former Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1549 President Cordie Ray, the basis for..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Road to Rail
Can light rail in Austin work well with Smart Growth?
"...anyone outside of southeastern Williamson County.) Even the most transit-friendly cities are still crowded and soiled. Metro areas of..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Off the Beaten Track
Can Light Rail Build Livable Communities?
"...the end of October, about 800 planners, community activists, transit system officials, engineers, academics, and occasional nosey reporters like..."

Nov. 21, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

10 Reasons to Love a Streetcar
The 'streetcar effect' – offering Austinites far more than a free ride
"...more time than most at the busy intersection of transit, land use, money, and local politics...."

July 20, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Seeing the Light
Capital Metro unveils plans for light rail, a bus-rapid-transit system, and HOV lanes for Austin.
" to do the deed? On October 25, the transit authority's board of directors will decide whether to accept..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Don't Cry for Rainey
"...stimulate vitality, diversity, and economic equity and make mass transit economically viable. Your newspaper can be a catalyst in..."

July 23, 1999 Column

Cap Metro Hangs Hopes on “Connections 2025”
High frequency bus lines attempt to increase commuter freedom
"...That's how Jarrett Walker, a widely read transit evangelist, describes the basis for a sound system of..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Feature by Jack Craver

Tracking Cap Metro's Eastward Proposal
The Green Line takes conceptual shape
"...whether the tracks can become lined with dense new transit villages developed around passenger stations...."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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