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April 22, 2014

Texas' Cap Metro opening 6 more bike shelters

Each fully-enclosed bike shelter will offer secure, card-key access from 5 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., daily, and will have space for 24 two-wheeled standard or electric bikes.


October 3, 2013

Capital Metro releases RFP for TOD project

The area consists of 11 acres, 10 of which will be redeveloped, while the one-acre Plaza Saltillo will continue to operate unchanged as a MetroRail station.


September 24, 2013

Cap Metro approves budget, fare restructure

The approved fare restructure includes a phased approach for 2014 and 2015 that will eliminate the complicated zoned-fare structure for MetroRail, streamline reduced fare options and increase some pass prices.


May 16, 2013

CapMetro offers new pass for younger travelers

The card, designed for students 6 to18, acts as a transit pass and offers discounts at local destinations such as restaurants and cinemas.


February 7, 2013

CapMetro starts urban trail construction project

Smith Construction has broken ground on the .9-mile concrete path after being awarded a $787,386 construction contract by the Capital Metro board of directors in December.


December 5, 2012

CapMetro earns gold financial transparency rating

The program recognizes local governments that strive to meet a high standard of financial transparency by opening their books to the public and providing information in a clear, consistent and user-friendly format.


August 20, 2012

CapMetro implements new labor structure

Following a competitive procurement process, McDonald Transit was selected to assume responsibility for the fixed-route bus operations and maintenance, formerly provided by StarTran Inc. MV Transportation was selected to assume the MetroAccess operations.


June 17, 2010

LYNX CEO tapped to head CapMetro

Linda Watson is the CEO of Orlando, Fla.-based LYNX, which, under her direction, became the first transit agency in the nation to build, operate and produce biodiesel blending for its entire fleet.


May 18, 2010

Cap Metro CEO finalists address concerns

Watson and Finn addressed community questions, including how they would regain the public's trust and improve service, during a public forum


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