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Next week, @ATXBlackChamber are hosting a virtual event on "business, equity & #ProjectConnect" w/ #CapMetro Community Engagement Coordinator, @abstraktmind! Visit the link to RSVP -> bit.ly/Aug18CapMet https://t.co/q3ESa51DKz
Project Connect's Initial Transit Investment is on the ballot this November. It includes a new rail system that travels under downtown, all-electric buses, more frequent buses and more routes. #ProjectConnect Learn more projectconnect.com https://t.co/U0BtLlZwIg
ATTN: The Lance Armstrong Bikeway is detoured at Red River & 4th St. The detour takes Red River south to 3rd St., then moves to the protected sidewalk along SB I-35 back to the existing Bikeway at 4th & I-35. We hope to restore the Bikeway back to 4th St. by late Sat afternoon. https://t.co/DvK5l32jkK
RT @cristinaJgarza: Thanks to this partnership @AVANCEAustin families continue to receive a weekly supply groceries to their doorsteps. Mil…
Can't make the virtual town hall tonight? Fill out an online survey! Our artists want feedback to ensure their work represents the community that uses the Norwood Transit Center! #MetroArt English: bit.ly/2Piw02k Spanish: bit.ly/39X6TMf https://t.co/Wgj9zgFAAE
At 7 p.m. CST join artists Samara Barks & Kevin Munoz for a virtual town hall on the Norwood Transit Center art installations! Hear more about the project & provide feedback on what you'd like to see included. #MetroArt Join the meeting here: bit.ly/3fNMqdV https://t.co/FlCtpQwoEn
Today the #ATXCouncil took action to include Project Connect on the November 2020 ballot. #ProjectConnect twitter.com/austintexasgov…
REMINDER: Beginning Aug. 16, much of our service will return to its regular schedule w/ a few notable exceptions. August 2020 service change: capmetro.org/august2020/ Latest service updates related to #COVID19: capmetro.org/covid19 https://t.co/c1Is7u9xVn
RT @Bryce_Newberry: #BREAKING: @CapMetroATX's #ProjectConnect is headed to the November ballot. The $7.1 billion proposal would bring #Aust…
RT @Hallcon_Corp: Join us 3:55 PM EST today at @APTA_info ’s 2020 Mobility & Rail NOW! for a live session on “Rethinking Bus Service for th…
RT @CapMetroCEO: Great tour of @WaterlooGW Waterloo Park w/ friend & visionary @peterdmullan. Such an amazing add to #ATX’s future. Going t…
Have you completed the #2020Census yet? Results of the 2020 Census will significantly impact communities for the next 10 years, informing how billions of dollars in public funds are spent each year. Visit atxcensus2020.com/en/how for more info. https://t.co/ZqMCwidvsa
Thank you @TitosVodka for the hand sanitizer donation! This will help us continue to provide safe service for our community. #LoveTitos https://t.co/pDeycQd9XX
RT @TransitForATX: What is #ProjectConnect? Our friends from @CapMetroATX break it down simply for us. We hope you'll help us spread the…
En el 2019, Texas fue el estado con el segundo número más alto de accidentes peatonales en las vías del tren. Sigue estos consejos y mantente seguro con #CapMetro: capmetro.org/spanish-blog/ https://t.co/29d4a7qBnf
Through the #CapMetroCares program, we leverage unused ad space to raise awareness for the mission of participating local organizations. For more info on how to participate, visit: capmetro.org/advertise. Keep an eye out for this @DFSAustinTX wrap on #MetroRapid routes! https://t.co/VbJXsVARPh
RT @BarryOcho: This is a reminder that agencies that provide system maps and route guides on their vehicles are the best agencies 🙌🏻🗺 https…
Pickup by #CapMetro is expanding to @CityofLagoVista! Beginning August 18th, hail a ride anywhere within the service zone for just $1.25. Download the Pickup App from your phone’s app store to get started. Learn more: capmetro.org/pickup https://t.co/rsfhBzTwm2
(1/2) #CapMetro is working with local artists, Samara Barks & Kevin Munoz, to design artwork for the Norwood Transit Center & they want to hear from you! Fill out a survey: English: bit.ly/2Piw02k Spanish: bit.ly/39X6TMf https://t.co/M7LvLpomiE
(2/2) The artists will also hold a virtual town hall this Thursday, August 13th at 7 p.m. CST as another way to received input from the community. Join the meeting later this week: bit.ly/3fNMqdV https://t.co/54DXccdBwm
REMINDER: Masks are required to ride CapMetro. If you forget yours or are in need of one, feel free to grab an individually wrapped mask on board. Please take only one. Continue to ride safe and smart! 😷👍 https://t.co/KjTmr882T6
Beginning Aug. 16, much of our service will return to its regular schedule. Visit the link below for notable exceptions. August 2020 service change: capmetro.org/august2020/ Latest service updates related to #COVID19: capmetro.org/covid19 https://t.co/XWr4DHDYlg
Our #MetroAccess team has delivered over 565,000 meals to community members in need during the pandemic. Thank you to our partners for putting the community first! @CTXFoodBank @HopeFoodPantry @AVANCEAustin @FarmshareATX @ElBuen @HEB @HEBNewsroom https://t.co/9gJFDD1DZm
The next #CapMetroCares partnership is with @DFSAustinTX--a nonprofit org that provides professional attire and career planning solutions for women. Learn more: austin.dressforsuccess.org https://t.co/JO82IVi1yz
RT @YouthBuildATX: BIG shout out to Jo Anne at Capital Metro @CapMetroATX who has partnered with Central Texas Food Bank and H-E-B to provi…
If you're following along online, ATXN TV is experiencing technical difficulties. We will update when the livestream is back up. @austintexasgov #CapMetro #ProjectConnect
As part of #ProjectConnect, #CapMetro and @austintexasgov share in this commitment to the community: https://t.co/LKw17wd5Wd
Initially, there will also be one seat for a member of the @austintexasgov #ATXCouncil and one seat for a member of the #CapMetro Board. Thereafter, those two seats may be held by qualified community members. #ProjectConnect https://t.co/EkKyksrCqV
The transit plan will be governed by a community-lead body consisting of 3 community-based experts in finance, engineering & community planning or sustainability. https://t.co/Wt21PpAPrj
The #ProjectConnect Initial Investment plan was approved 7/27 by both #CapMetro & the @austintexasgov #ATXCouncil. This plan includes an all-electric bus fleet, new rail system, a downtown transit tunnel & expanded bus system with new routes. https://t.co/frluYB6vNY
Today at 1 p.m. CST, @austintexasgov #ATXCouncil & the #CapMetro Board are holding a joint work session on #ProjectConnect. Watch live at ATXN TV: austintexas.gov/page/watch-atx… Learn more about Project Connect: projectconnect.com https://t.co/HpjWHSwUel
@CapMetroCEO Randy Clarke sat down with @KXAN_News @mandydugan & @willrdupree this morning to discuss #ProjectConnect. Video: bit.ly/2DECI0a Story: kxan.com/kxan-live/capi…
Did you know that the first step in building our all-electric fleet is already underway?⚡️#ProjectConnect is committed to using sustainable technology that reduces emissions and improves our community’s environment. Look out for our electric vehicles in a neighborhood near you! https://t.co/jgL6GHvmxf
RT @accfacstaff: ACC trustees have approved extending the Green Pass program, which allows ACC students and employees to ride @CapMetroATX
Did you know that the first step in building our all-electric fleet is already underway?⚡️#ProjectConnect is committed to using sustainable technology that reduces emissions and improves our community’s environment. Look out for our electric vehicles in a neighborhood near you! https://t.co/sRUwLuUZfV
"Major U.S. highway projects historically segregated many urban communities...A bold investment in transit, if done right, will do the opposite." - @CapMetroCEO Read the latest issue of @APTA_Transit Passenger Transport: nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/AP…
It really does take a community to care for one another and we're proud of our #CapMetro family for doing their part! twitter.com/YouthBuildATX/…
ePaper upgrades at our rail stations continue! Pictured here: Kramer, MLK and Plaza Saltillo Stations. https://t.co/3FYP9Kk8rW
"Allowing people with disabilities to be part of the community instead of being apart from the community." It's important to be dedicated to not just the letter of the ADA, but the SPIRIT of the ADA. #ADA30 #ADA https://t.co/VUZ3h4qQ81
Bus stop upgrades continue throughout the system. 🚏 These include: -Shelters 🌤️😎 -Solar-powered lighting 💡 -Benches & trash receptacles 🗑️ Learn more about our ongoing projects: capmetro.org/majorprojects/ https://t.co/FrLuaIj72D
Ayúdanos a mantener nuestra comunidad segura. Si vas a salir de paseo, recuerda llevar cubrebocas. Para más consejos visita capmetro.org/spanish-blog/ https://t.co/7RjqrlvUKE
Today at 10 a.m. CST., learn about two of the biggest projects happening in ATX at the annual @wbcsouthwest Austin Insights event! 🚇 #ProjectConnect 🌼 @WaterlooGW Register: bit.ly/30d52yb https://t.co/JJV4JjiLY3
We're live! Follow along here or move over to Facebook to ask questions about #ProjectConnect! facebook.com/capitalmetro/v…
Today at 3:30 p.m. CST, join us on FB Live for a #ProjectConnect AMA with Project Manager Jacob Calhoun & Community Involvement Manager Jackie Nirenberg. Follow along and ask questions in the comments section! facebook.com/capitalmetro projectconnect.com https://t.co/K6m8Ljg4Mc
How do you figure out the best way to board disabled passengers? Trial and error! Here Nancy shares a few experiences visiting partner agencies for research on accessibility in public transit. #ADA30 #ADA https://t.co/L7FC51ul4a
How do you figure out the best way to board disable passengers? Trial and error! Here Nancy shares a few experiences visiting partner agencies for research on accessibility in public transit. #ADA30 #ADA https://t.co/l9dnW2uY7z
How do you figure out the best way to board disable passengers? Trail and error! Here Nancy shares a few experiences visiting partner agencies for research on accessibility in public transit. #ADA30 #ADA https://t.co/45rQFIfWQb
"When @ABJEditor said 'this is a huge year for transportation,' #ProjectConnect is why." From @JenniL_KVUE @KVUE bit.ly/3jT6LSf
CARE kit distribution at @DowntownATXInfo @RepublicSqATX this morning. These kits contain safe riding tips, sanitizer & a face mask. REMINDER: A face mask is required on board ALL #CapMetro services. https://t.co/2DMVFJ88ID
RT @LesRangelonFox7: Link for today’s @CapMetroATX virtual Q&A on Facebook: twitter.com/capmetroatx/st…
Our #MetroAccess team has delivered over 540,000 meals to our neighbors in need during the pandemic. Find out more about how we're helping our community at: capmetro.org/home-delivery/ https://t.co/CSjMUxwKIn
Join us this time tomorrow on FB Live for a #ProjectConnect AMA with Project Manager Jacob Calhoun & Community Involvement Manager Jackie Nirenberg. facebook.com/capitalmetro projectconnect.com https://t.co/8F3LvMu6Mc
Nancy had been fighting for disability rights long before she worked at #CapMetro. Her passion & commitment prompted CapMetro to install lifts on our vehicles before it was mandated, & in 1993 we became the first transit agency in Texas with a 100% accessible fleet. #ADA30 https://t.co/dusrB6xBRf
Hey @SFBART, nice to see you rollin' through our neck of the woods. Y'all come back soon now! https://t.co/BDzcE2o31E
RT @SamuelKingNews: The Austin City Council and Capital Metro Board are meeting at this hour to discuss Project Connect. Staff will recomme…
RT @impactnews_cta: Austin moves forward with phased-in Project Connect plan, including $300 million to prevent displacement https://t.co/c…
¿Reconoce el comportamiento sospechoso cuando lo ve? Conozca cómo detectar la actividad potencialmente peligrosa cuando va de un lugar a otro. dhs.gov/see-something-… https://t.co/5JZz8mD5Hb
Do you know suspicious behavior when you see it? Learn how to spot potentially dangerous activity when you’re out and about. dhs.gov/see-something-… https://t.co/eGcjkZ9asy
Project Connect offers options for everyone! It reflects what our residents and communities have asked for and need! That means it is our responsibility to be flexible and adapt to the needs of people now, while also planning for the future. Learn more: capmetro.org/projectconnect/ https://t.co/WKGt4r4C73
En #CapMetro, desinfectamos nuestros vehículos todos los días. ¡Ayúdanos a detener la propagación manteniendo tu distancia de otras personas! Para más consejos visita capmetroblog.com https://t.co/2660Wf53P2
RT @CapMetroCEO: Nice roof y’all. With today’s #ProjectConnect action by @CapMetroATX Board and #ATXCouncil the RedLine 🚊 ⚽️Station at is o…
Questions about the proposed #ProjectConnect plan? We've got you covered! Join us Wednesday 7/19 at 3:30 p.m. CST on FB Live for an AMA with Project Manager Jacob Calhoun & Community Involvement Manager Jackie Nirenberg. facebook.com/capitalmetro projectconnect.com https://t.co/LwXK5s1ypG
RT @CapMetroCEO: “What a moment to celebrate.” @CapMetroATX Board Chair said it best. It’s been years in the making & today #ATXCouncil & C…
In the latest issue of @APTA_Transit Passenger Transport, @CapMetroCEO Randy Clarke shares updates related to #ProjectConnect and reflects on #ADA30. nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/AP… https://t.co/amZrfG6xCC
We recommend the $7bil initial investment in #ProjectConnet! Next steps: -@austintexasgov #ATXCouncil provides direction on the 8.5 cent TRE -#CapMetro Board commits funding to the implementation of this initial investment https://t.co/R7hQXmraY6
Part of the #ProjectConnect plan includes creating an independent board to oversee system implementation. The Austin Transit Partnership would consist of an #ATXCouncil member, a #CapMetro Board member & 3 community experts in finance, engineering and community planning. https://t.co/0dssGSyIwy
The tax breakdown per median home value for both the full and initial investments. https://t.co/u9HybKpisX
A look at a $7bil initial investment in the #ProjectConnect system plan. An initial investment results in the northernmost & southernmost segments of the Orange Line being serviced by enhanced #MetroRapid service. The Gold Line would become enhanced #MetroRapid, NOT light rail. https://t.co/2hwpk3oYAm
A look at a fully funded #ProjectConnect system plan. -Orange and Blue Lines finished in as little as 9 years -New park and rides completed in 9 years. -Green Line implemented in 13 years -MetroRapid full expansion in 7 years https://t.co/LTq7UsXTiL
The #ProjectConnect recommended system plan at a glance. -4 rail lines -Downtown Transit Tunnel -24 Park & Rides -Expanded local & commuter service & facilities -Enhanced demand response -#ZeroEmissions fleet https://t.co/hdA1CLJUvi
#ProjectConnect has near-term and long-term benefits positively impacting our local community. -Job creation -Economic stimulation -Congestion reduction -Access to employment, housing, medical -Air quality https://t.co/eWfdmv6Psb
The #ProjectConnect system plan creates better transit service for historically underserved parts of our community to essential city services, education, jobs & healthcare. https://t.co/B9EL7oMmH1
CapMetro and @austintexasgov are working together to include anti-displacement efforts in #ProjectConnect, ensuring system recommendations are data-informed & align w/ policies, services, programs & resources to mitigate transit-investment related displacement. https://t.co/edTNgA051Y
Our last #ProjectConnect Virtual Community Meeting has been viewed over 10,000 times, bringing us to over 50,000 community members engaged in drafting this system plan. This is the community's plan designed based on your feedback! https://t.co/uoFDtjii31
Thursday at 10 a.m. CST, learn about two of the biggest projects happening in ATX at the annual @WBCSouthwest Austin Insights event! 🚇 #ProjectConnect, (by @CapMetroCEO and Community Involvement Manager Jackie Nirenberg) 🌼 @WaterlooGW Register: bit.ly/30d52yb https://t.co/bUwgkedVBM
Today at 2 p.m. CST, @austintexasgov #ATXCouncil and the #CapMetro Board are holding a joint work session on #ProjectConnect. We will be tweeting live coverage of the meeting. Watch it live here: austintexas.gov/page/watch-atx… More info on #ProjectConnect: projectconnect.com https://t.co/75ljwxIzpc
RT @austinmobility: In this week's #AustinMobilityNews: 🚌 Council & @CapMetroATX to discuss #ProjectConnect today 🚲 City of Austin & @CapMe…
Former #CapMetro Accessible Transportation Specialist, Nancy Crowther, was in charge of our accessible programs before and after the ADA was passed. Here she reflects on some of her work towards the progression of disability rights at #CapMetro. https://t.co/OQ0qzPWo0o
This week we'll be sharing content on #CapMetro's journey before and during the ADA. Pictured: Martin Kareithi, #CapMetro Accessible Services Program Manager. #ADA #ADA30 https://t.co/XNt1bgr8QU
REMINDER: Beginning Monday July 27, the Transit Store will return to prior hours of operation--8 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F. Questions? Concerns? Contact the GO line: 512-474-1200
Today marks the 30th anniv. of the ADA. #CapMetro was the first transit authority in Texas & one of the first in the nation to become 100% accessible to people with disabilities. We're working every day to ensure that our services our accessible to anyone who needs them. #ADA30 https://t.co/e0F34iWKx0
Extra! Extra! The latest issue of @APTA_Transit Passenger Transport is out, with CEO Spotlight article by @CapMetroCEO, who writes to honor #ADA30 and shares an update on #ProjectConnect nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/AP… https://t.co/3rnd6Ugpyc
We've supported @AustinISD and @DelValleISD students with Wi-Fi hotspots in communities that need them most. For a look at other pandemic response stats through June 2020, visit: capmetroblog.com. https://t.co/9PNr8DjfiF
ICYMI: #CapMetro's own @lonnystern discussing the #ProjectConnect system plan with @peasepark. Rewatch the conversation here: facebook.com/watch/live/?v=…
Join us and @AustinYC at 1 p.m. CST today for a #ProjectConnect AMA conversation on FB Live with #CapMetro Community Engagement team members @lonnystern & Yannis Banks! More info: bit.ly/3ieriA4 Follow along on the AYC FB page: bit.ly/2Vu4iDf https://t.co/A4t9qevLho
Follow along to @AustinYC's AMA on #ProjectConnect! facebook.com/austinyoungcha…
Today at noon, join @lonnystern and @abstraktmind from the #CapMetro Community Engagement team for a #ProjectConnect AMA with @AustinYC! FB Live: bit.ly/2D5lU1V #ProjectConnect webinar w/ @CapMetroCEO: bit.ly/39nBdPH More info: projectconnect.com
An all-electric fleet with zero emissions! What’s cooler than that? How about reducing greenhouse gas emissions by about 55K tons annually! All part of the plan with Project Connect 😎 Learn more about Project Connect's many smart improvements at: capmetro.org/projectconnect/ https://t.co/jn637remsA
RT @soc4austin: Happy 35th ⁦@CapMetroATX⁩!! Thanks for all the rides and connecting me to my family. I look forward to y’all playing an i…
Spreading the word from our friends at latinxcellence.org! #MaskOnATX #LatinXcellenceATX youtu.be/FveWnyr16Cw
Tomorrow at 1 p.m. CST, @AustinYC is hosting a #ProjectConnect AMA conversation on FB Live with #CapMetro Community Engagement team members @lonnystern & Yannis Banks! More info: bit.ly/3ieriA4 Follow along on the AYC FB page: bit.ly/2Vu4iDf https://t.co/4ussJEouNE
RT @BrettSebas: Major update on @austintexasgov's $10B Project Connect. @CapMetroATX has been considering which of the transit components i…
Successful (distanced) tour of the Richard Moya Eastside Buz Plaza this morning w/ @CapMetroCEO, Board Members @jefftravillion & @CM_Renteria, VP of Projects Ken Cartwright, architect Jana McCann & @RideCARTS GM Dave Marsh. On budget and on time to be up & running in late 2020. https://t.co/aiwhvqWyUv
Thanks to everyone who participated in last night's virtual community meeting. This is the community's plan! Learn more at projectconnect.com twitter.com/CapMetroCEO/st…
Beginning Monday July 27, the Transit Store will return to prior hours of operation--8 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F. The hours of 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. will remain through Friday July 24. Questions? Concerns? Contact the GO line: 512-474-1200
In order to protect the health and well-being of our staff and customers, we shape decisions surrounding pandemic response & recovery with CARE💙. Learn more: capmetro.org/covid19 https://t.co/XqXmeyKbQa
NEXT MEETING: The @austintexasgov City Council & #CapMetro Board will meet again Monday, July 27 to further discuss these options and how to best serve our community. We hope you can join us (virtually)-stay safe!
Our team is working w/ @austintexasgov to address displacement concerns by ensuring that system recommendations are data-informed & align w/ policies, services, programs & resources to mitigate transit-investment related displacement.
Thew new option discussed was an initial investment, which would include: https://t.co/T4l1YRchKJ
One option is the full #ProjectConnect System Plan, which included: https://t.co/lfeHHoUqry
Something new is an initial investment in #ProjectConnect System Plan. It’s a challenging time with #COVID19 & how that impacts our community. We have a responsibility to be flexible & take care of people, which is why we presented an initial investment option for consideration.
 
 
 
 
 
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