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Austin light rail "phase 1" accepted into FTA competitive grants program while battling AG Paxton & others

June 1st, 2024
June 1, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Good news for light rail in Austin. Austin Transit Partnership’s Austin Light Rail Phase 1 Project has officially entered the Project Development phase under the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Grants New Starts program...

Austin transit and city leaders agree on plan for scaled-back light rail system

June 8th, 2023
June 8, 2023 - TRA Newswire  - The Austin Transit Partnership announced the first phase of Austin Light Rail, running from 38th Street to Oltorf to Yellow Jacket with additional priority extensions, has been approved by all three partners including the...

Proposed bill passed in the Texas House could halt plans for Austin's Project Connect and force re-vote

May 4th, 2023
May 3, 2023 - - A bill recently passed in the Texas House could impact plans for Austin’s Project Connect. Austin Mayor Kirk Watson alluded to a possible re-vote on the project due to the proposed legislation.“The legislation aimed at...

Austin Project Connect update: Partnership formed to develop local transportation & infrastructure workforce

March 4th, 2023
March 4, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Austin Transit Partnership and Workforce Solutions Capital Area have announced a partnership that will aim to develop Austin’s workforce to accommodate the expanding infrastructure projects in Central Texas. The two organizations will create the...

New CEO at Austin CapMetro; New Exec. Director at Austin Transit Partnership soon

February 2nd, 2023
February 25, 2023 updated and corrected - TRA Newswire - Dottie Watkins, the interim head of Austin Capital Metro, can now drop the 'interim' tag on her title. The CapMetro Board voted this week to make Watkins President and CEO of...

Austin light-rail tunnel might be a mile longer

July 26th, 2021
July 26, 2021 - - Austin's multibillion-dollar transit expansion will require extending an underground light-rail tunnel from Auditorium Shores to as far south as Lively Middle School on South Congress Avenue. The change could cost hundreds of millions of dollars, but transit planners...

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