Join the Movement
Central Texas has undergone enormous changes in recent years, and that pace isn't going to stop. Every weekday, more than 150,000 people commute into Austin from surrounding communities. And traffic is only going to get worse. The number of cars on the region's streets is expected to double in the next 25 years while road capacity will increase by only 15 percent.
Austin will need a fully developed transit system to meet the transportation demands of our rapidly growing population, provide affordable access to opportunities and sustain our economy.
Help us get there
Capital Metro has joined forces with the city of Austin to develop real solutions for our transportation problems. But we cannot make serious change without your ideas and support. So, we're hitting the road to talk to you and others about how we can work together to solve the region's transportation gridlock.
Over the next year, you'll see our special Join the Movement bus at community events near you. Climb on board and talk to us about ways we can get people moving. You'll be able to see what's in the works, talk with team members from Capital Metro and the city, and give us your feedback.
We're coming to a stop near you!
|9/22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.||Pecan Street Festival||Downtown Station|
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See what we're doing:
Capital Metro, the transportation provider for central Texas, is working to build a connected, frequent transit system through two key initiatives:
Connections 2025 will improve the region's existing bus service by making routes more direct and frequent - qualities the community overwhelmingly told us it values the most. Connections 2025 service improvements will kick off in June 2018 with a sweeping bus network redesign called Cap Remap.
Project Connect seeks to build new high-capacity transit services - ones that uses dedicated lanes or tracks - to move even more people safely, quickly and efficiently. Some examples of high-capacity transit include rail, bus rapid transit (BRT) and streetcar.
When combined, Connections 2025 and Project Connect will form a connected, efficient and effective transit system - one that makes it easier to travel around the area, cuts down on the region's infamous road congestion, and provides more reliable and affordable transportation alternatives to more people.
Capital Metro isn't simply working on creating more routes, we're working to build a transit system.
The Austin Transportation Department is working to provide safe, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable transportation for our community through a variety of focused initiatives, including:
Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP) will guide Austin's short- and long-term transportation projects including biking, walking, driving and transit over the next 10 years.
More about our initiatives:
Cap Remap is Capital Metro's vision for a more frequent, more reliable and better connected transit system.
Project Connect is a plan designed to create a system of high-capacity transit options that will connect people, places and opportunities in an affordable, efficient and sustainable way.
Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP) The City is developing a new city-wide transportation plan, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP). The plan will expand the vision of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan into actionable mobility-related goals and objectives to guide Austin's near- and long-term transportation investments.
Corridor Mobility Program The 2016 Mobility Bond provides $482 million for corridor improvement projects. Corridors are primary roadways that affect the overall transportation network.