tumblr_nz3v61Is1b1udao0so1_1280 2 -It’s June, which means summer is officially upon us. As temperatures climb, Austinites are doing what they can to beat the heat. Here are the five best ways to keep cool in Austin–and how to get there on Capital Metro so you keep your cool in traffic. Continue Reading »

As days get longer and hotter, many Austinites start planning staycations and vacations near and far. Here’s a list of apps that can prove handy whether you’re going across town, cross-country or across the globe. Continue Reading »

Roll and stroll 4“Roll and Stroll” is a great way for active adults, ages 65-and-older, to go on an inexpensive day trip and get to know Austin’s transit system better. Those interested in “Roll and Stroll” excursions are first introduced to Capital Metro’s services at a meeting, typically held at a local senior activity center. Continue Reading »

Summer FunIn the Live Music Capital of the World, there’s no shortage of free entertainment options. As the summer heats up, so do your opportunities to grab a blanket, indulge in yummy food trailer fare and enjoy the best of what Austin has to offer. You won’t want to have to find and pay for parking at any of these events, so take advantage of the ease and convenience of transit, and plan your ride on Capital Metro! Continue Reading »

MetroRailNightFireworksCelebrate your freedom from congestion and pricey parking this Independence Day by taking transit to the Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks at the Vic Mathias Shores (formerly Auditorium Shores). Continue Reading »


From desk to dinner, here’s a look at what a creative Austinite carries with her on the MetroRapid Route 803. From the office in the morning to dinner at The Domain, she’s got all the tools she needs to have a successful and relaxing day. Continue Reading »

The Connections 2025 data analysis phase is drawing to a close. We’re wrapping up both the Market and Service Analysis and will use those findings to develop preliminary recommendations. Open houses are planned this week, come by to check out our progress and share your thoughts, meeting details below.

Where are we now?

The Connections 2025 team is currently finalizing the Service Analysis, which provides an in-depth review of Capital Metro ridership, operations, and productivity/financial performance.

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