Austin BRT Revived
The plans include 70 stations throughout the heart of the city, each separated by about a mile. Capital Metro recently brought the plan back to life.
"The agency board on Wednesday approved spending $27.2 million - nearly $22 million of which would come from a federal grant - on 40 new buses for two new routes.
The total project would cost $47.6 million and is contingent on the Federal Transit Administration covering 80 percent , which Todd Hemingson, the agency's vice president of strategic planning and development, called 'highly likely.'"