Saturday, March 6, 2021

CapMetro Implements Temporary Service Changes

In response to the COVID-19 emergency, CapMetro services will operate a modified schedule, seven days a week beginning Wednesday, March 18. Service Impacts Capital Metro...

CapMetro Public Health Statement

Capital Metro is following guidance from Austin Public Health and continues to monitor the situation involving the corona virus and COVID-19. In addition to...

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