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April 23, 2012

Cap Metro recommends fixed-route, paratransit providers

Agency taps McDonald Transit for fixed-route, MV for paratransit. The board is scheduled to vote this week on both contracts.


April 11, 2012

FTA awards Cap Metro $38M for BRT system

The new MetroRapid bus service includes construction of 40 new bus stations and the purchase of 40 clean diesel buses that will operate along a 37.5-mile route on streets that run parallel to the region’s main highways, I-35 and Loop-1.


January 6, 2011

First Transit wins N.M., Texas contracts

Since 2004, First Transit has provided fixed route and university shuttle service for Austin residents and University of Texas students. First Transit operates 107 area transit buses, transporting more than eight million passengers annually.


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