Capital Metro Named
Three-Time Winner of Gold Transparency
Senator Watson to
Deliver Capital Metro Assessment at
Dec. 4 Press Event
Austin, Texas– Nov.
29, 2012 – On Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m., Capital Metro will hold a news
conference to announce its third consecutive Gold financial transparency rating
from the Texas Comptroller. The agency will also unveil a uniquely wrapped “transparency”
bus at the event.
bus is one of six that will travel throughout the service area over the next
three months to remind the community that they can track every dollar Capital
Metro spends via the agency’s award-winning website.
Kirk Watson will provide an assessment of Capital Metro’s progress in meeting
the requirements of SB 650 from the 82nd Texas Legislature, and make
remarks about Capital Metro’s role as the region’s transportation leader, and its
plans to meet the transportation demands over the next decade.
WHAT: Capital Metro Financial Transparency Award News Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m.
WHERE: Capital Metro headquarters, 2910
E. Fifth St, Austin.
(Media parking will be available on
WHO: - Senator Kirk Watson
City Council Member Mike Martinez
Metro President/CEO Linda Watson
PHOTO OPPS: Unveiling
of the wrapped “transparency” bus
Erica Macioge, (512) 369-6085, (512) 636-7232
(512) 389-7435, (949) 244-4574 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org