Project Connect Orange Line Virtual Open House | CapMetro Engage

Project Connect Orange Line Virtual Open House

Project Connect

Central Texas is rapidly changing. Our population just hit 2 million and it’s projected to double by 2040. In that same time, road capacity is expected to increase by only 15 percent. We need a change.

Capital Metro is working with the community to develop a new, comprehensive transit vision to improve existing transit services and develop new, high-capacity public transportation projects that provide efficient travel options into, out of, and around Central Texas. We call this vision, Project Connect.

Project Connect is all about developing innovative solutions that move more people; a complete system of reliable and frequent transit with congestion-proof services that operate free from other traffic.

The Orange Line

The first piece of Capital Metro’s Project Connect, the Orange Line will offer congestion-proof services that operate free from other traffic. The Orange Line will be a north-south transit line that provides faster, more reliable travel to, from and within central Austin and the surrounding region, providing a complete system of reliable and frequent transit.

The Virtual Open House

This is an interactive experience. You will have the opportunity to leave your feedback on the project, so we encourage you to view the background material and to provide your feedback on the topics of importance to you.

Download the Orange Line Fact Sheet

Download the Orange Line Map

Download the Orange Line Project Schedule

Download the NEPA process

Learn about Environmental Benefits and Impacts

Download the Open House Packet (6 MB PDF)

The project is organized to respond to a set of needs. Click on the needs cards below and let us know what you think.

Comments received by Wednesday, May 24, 2019 will be included in the official record of the Project Connect open house.

Capital Metro will continue to analyze alternative transit modes, alignment, and design options for high-capacity transit in the Orange Line Corridor.