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Third time a charm: Leander to stay in CapMetro rail world

May 10th, 2022
May 10, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Rail opponents tried and failed for the third time since 1985 to take Austin's sub-urban city of Leadner out of the regional rail service business.This past weekend Leander voters chose to stay as...

3 Texas rail agencies get fed grants for transit oriented development around stations

January 20th, 2022
January 20, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Three Texas transit agencies have been awarded grants totaling almost $2 million in a pilot program for planning transit oriented development (TOD) around rail stations. CapMetro in Austin, Trinity Metro in Fort Worth and Dallas...

CapMetro Rail's newest station to be at $3 billion Uptown Austin project

January 20th, 2022
January 20, 2022 - TRA Austin - Capitol Metro broke ground this week for the new Broadmoor Station, to be located inside the future 66-acre Uptown ATX development in North Austin. The $3 billion dollar mixed-use development is near The Domain. The...

Austin voters pass $7.1 billion transit initiative

November 4th, 2020
Updated November 5, 2020 - - With the passage of Proposition A, voters have given the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority the green light to build out the core elements of the city’s first mass transit system over the coming decade...

Feds announced rail grants for Blacklands RR, CapMetro, TXGN, Kiamichi RR and Hutto, TX

October 4th, 2020
September 28, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Four more rail projects in Texas have received over $14 million from the USDOT's Federal Railroad Administration as part of a $320 million competitive grant funding under the FY2020 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety...

Austin City, CapMetro OK $10 billion Project Connect - three light rail lines

June 11th, 2020
June 10, 2020 - Austin American-Statesman - Capital Metro’s board and the Austin City Council both gave unanimous approval Wednesday to a $9.8 billion transit plan that would build three light rail lines throughout Austin. The plan, called Project Connect, likely will...

Third train line proposed in Project Connect mass transit plan for Austin

May 13th, 2020
May 13, 2020 - KXAN / Austin Business Journal - Austin’s transit plan just put even more emphasis on trains to move people around an ever-growing city, with a potential rail line running through Dell Medical School. Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority CEO...

Amtrak, Texas transit agencies modify schedules and policies during Coronavirus

March 27th, 2020
March 27, 2020 - TRA Newswire  - Amtrak and transit agencies in Texas have changed policies and modified schedules in response to a drastic drop in ridership during the Covid-19 virus pandemic. While Amtrak still maintains it's Texas service with the Heartland...

A subway in Austin? City leaders explore massive transit expansion

February 3rd, 2020
January 15, 2020 - After months of speculation and rumors, officials Tuesday offered a glimpse at a massive transportation plan — which includes a downtown subway — aimed to usher in a new generation of transit for a growing city. At...

Cap Metro adding MetroRail cars and expanding 'Pickup' service

October 5th, 2017
October 3, 2017 - Fox7 Austin - If you've actually taken Cap Metro's MetroRail service during the morning and afternoon rush hour, you'll know it's crowded.  Clearly a very popular service. "Really we've come to a point where we are simply at...

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