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Get Involved

Project Connect is a community effort and there are so many ways to get involved. Keep your eyes on this page for upcoming meetings and other opportunities to provide feedback as we implement this bold new transit plan.


Upcoming Meetings:

 

 

We Need Your Input!

Blue and Orange Light Rail Lines Working Groups Being Formed

Project Connect will transform Austin and we want your help shaping the development of this important transit initiative! As part of a working group, you will volunteer with your neighbors and local businesses in your area to meet with the project design team, give honest feedback and help the design team understand more about how Project Connect can best serve our community.

Click the button below to find out more about working groups and to sign up for a group in your area.

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Project Connect system maps for Orange line and-Blue-line working groups

The above map shows proposed rail line routes, proposed station locations and working group boundaries.

Community Advisory Committee

A committee has been created to advise the City of Austin, Capital Metro and Austin Transit Partnership on topics related to equity and Project Connect. Learn more about Project Connect's Community Advisory Committee.

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Community Engagement

Project Connect is a transformative transit plan that is being developed with ongoing community feedback and involvement. Click Learn More to review the heat map of engagement so far in 2021.

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Upcoming Meetings:

DateTimeMeeting DetailsHow To Participate
20-Oct2 p.m.Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) Board MeetingLearn more: https://atptx.org/austin-transit-partnership/atp-board-meetings
27-Oct5 p.m.Community Advisory Committee (CAC) MeetingLearn more: https://capmetro.org/project-connect/community-advisory-committee
29-Oct10 a.m.Joint Meeting to Consider Action on the Joint Powers Agreement (JPA)Austin Convention Center/ATXN. Meeting will be in person and remote--watch this space for meeting registration info
29-Oct12 p.m.Celebration of the Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) between CapMetro, the City of Austin, and the Austin Transit PartnershipCome to the Austin Convention Center at 500 East Cesar Chavez to help celebrate an important milestone in the implementation of Project Connect. The people working to design and build Project Connect will be on hand to discuss the project as well as city officials.
3-NovTBDEngineering, Architecture, Construction Committee (EAC) MeetingClosed session
4-NovTBDPlanning, Sustainability, Equity & DBE Advisory Committee (PSEC) MeetingClosed session
10-Nov5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Community Design Workshop: North Lamar Transit Center (Orange Line)Meeting Registration-Zoom
17-Nov2 p.m.Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) Board MeetingLearn more: https://atptx.org/austin-transit-partnership/atp-board-meetings
24-Nov5 p.m.Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting (this date is subject to change)Learn more: https://capmetro.org/project-connect/community-advisory-committee
1-DecTBDEngineering, Architecture, Construction Committee (EAC) MeetingClosed session
2-DecTBDPlanning, Sustainability, Equity & DBE Advisory Committee (PSEC) MeetingClosed session
15-Dec2 p.m.Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) Board MeetingLearn more: https://atptx.org/austin-transit-partnership/atp-board-meetings
22-Dec5 p.m.Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting (this date is subject to change)Learn more: https://capmetro.org/project-connect/community-advisory-committee
TBDTBDCommunity Design Workshop: 29th and Guadalupe (Orange Line)Watch this space for updates
TBDTBDCommunity Design Workshop: 4th Street (Blue Line)Watch this space for updates
TBDTBDCommunity Design Workshop: Crestview Station (Orange Line)Watch this space for updates

Access to the Project Connect Engagement Library

The Project Connect Engagement Library makes it easy to access all the documents and videos we have shared as well as comments we’ve heard  from community members like you.

Click Here to View the Project Connect Engagement Library