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New UT Shuttle (photo Cap Metro) FROM CAPITAL METRO: AUSTIN, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) — Capital Metro will retire the last burnt orange and white UT Shuttle bus on Tue., Nov. 22. The UT Shuttles are being replaced with new blue Capital Metro-branded buses to serve The University of...
With four police officers hot over the weekend, including one fatally in San Antonio, the Austin Police Department is once again telling officers to speak up if they want to double-up on their patrol shifts by adding another officer. It was done earlier this year following the...
The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas, also known as CLEAT, has issued a subpoena to Austin Mayor Steve Adler to testify in an upcoming arbitration hearing for former APD officer Geoffrey Freeman, who was fired following the fatal shooting of naked, unarmed teenager...
Tonight, workers will be implementing a traffic shift on northbound MoPac between Lady Bird Lake and Enfield Road. The work will involve moving the two existing northbound lanes from their current temporary alignment to their new permanent location on top of a newly constructed...
San Marcos first responders will step up their presence and traffic control by the outlet malls over the Black Friday shopping weekend. The southbound IH 35-Centerpoint Road exit ramp and the northbound IH 35-McCarty Lane exit ramp will be closed from Thursday, Nov. 24 at 5 p.m...
The Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force, (a grant-funded program from the Texas Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority) would like to remind citizens of some useful tips to stay safe and help prevent auto burglary and theft: 1. Hide your valuables from plain sight to...
On Thursday, Nov. 24, Capital Metro will operate its Sunday schedule in observance of Thanksgiving Day. There will be no MetroRail, UT Shuttle, Night Owl or E-Bus service. The day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 25, Capital Metro will operate its Saturday schedule with no...
Another top priority intersection is being addressed as part of Austin's Vision Zero initiative. On Monday morning, work began on upgrades to Rundberg at North Lamar. It's part of the city's effort to fast-track upgrades to five of the most treacherous intersections in the city...
Two magnet schools in Austin -- the Liberal Arts and Science Academy and Kealing Middle School -- will be changing the way students are admitted beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. Previously, the schools took into consideration grades, test scores, and other academic...