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Project Connect.
A new transit plan for Austin.

Project Connect is a comprehensive transit plan with a rail system that travels under downtown to improve on-time performance. It would also provide expanded bus service with an all-electric bus fleet.

Project Connect Initial Investment November 2020 Election
A ballot measure for the Project Connect Initial Investment will be on the November 2020 ballot. It was a collaborative process between the Capital Metro board and the Austin City Council that resulted in the Initial Investment portion of Project Connect being put before voters this year. 

Major Features


Project Connect would expand transit capacity and would offer more options, linking people, neighborhoods and employers. Major features of the Initial Investment include:

A new rail system would serve North and South Austin, the airport, downtown and Colony Park.

A transit tunnel downtown would separate rail from traffic to improve on-time performance.

Expanded bus service with an all-electric bus fleet, new routes and on-demand circulators within certain neighborhoods.

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System Tunnel

Downtown Transit Tunnel

Underground rail service with stations.

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