Public Events

Traffic Jam events are great opportunities to learn more about Project Connect’s vision for a high-capacity transit system in Central Texas – and to be a part of the solution! Materials presented at each Traffic Jam event are included below. Find out more about upcoming Project Connect public events here, and get involved.

Mini Traffic Jams

We've hosted six area Mini Traffic Jams – three in north Austin and three in south Austin. We hope you'll join us to talk transit!

  • May 23 | Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Drive, Austin
  • May 19 | Westover Hill Church of Christ, 8332 Mesa Drive, Austin
  • May 8 | Austin Public Library - Hampton Branch at Oak Hill
  • May 5 | Lifeworks South Austin Youth & Family Resource Center
  • April 28 | North Austin YMCA
  • April 18 | Turner Roberts Recreation Center

Traffic Jams

Traffic Jam! Taking It to the Streets

March 28, 2018 Austin Central Library –  The Austin Transportation Department and Capital Metro partnered to host this open house-styled event attended by over 200 people. Participants learned about the approaches the two agencies are taking to improve the region's transportation future and got the latest information about the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP) and Project Connect.

Traffic Jam! A La Mode

July 26, 2017 – Huston-Tillotson University – This event featured presentations by national high-capacity transit mode experts who highlighted successful projects in their cities. Regional transportation leaders also discussed transportation issues specific to Central Texas. The event was attended by more than 130 people, with many participating in an insightful Q&A session. Did we mention there was ice cream?

Traffic Jam Kickoff

March 4, 2017 - Bullock Texas State History Museum – This public workshop, hosted with the city of Austin, gave Central Texas residents a chance to learn about the approach agencies are taking to solve the region’s transportation dilemmas. More than 225 members of the public came out to “talk transit” with us, participate in games and other activities, and give us their invaluable feedback.