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.
Join us at the Austin Convention Center to learn about Project Connect and celebrate the partnership between the Austin Transit Partnership, CapMetro, and the City of Austin. This two-part meeting and celebration will enable community members to hear the discussion around the Joint Powers Agreement and then celebrate on the plaza of the Austin Convention Center.
DATE: Friday, October 29th, 10am: City Council members and ATP and CapMetro Board of Directors will discuss and consider action on the Joint Powers Agreement.
Location: Austin Convention Center/ATXN. Meeting will be in person and remote--watch this space for meeting registration info.
DATE: Friday, October 29th, 12pm: The plaza outside the Austin Convention Center will be the place to meet the designers and project engineers on Project Connect and we will cut a huge cake to celebrate the milestone agreement.
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Orange and Blue light rail projects
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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.
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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.Learn more
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.Learn more
|Date||Time||Meeting Details||How To Participate|
|20-Oct||2 p.m.||Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) Board Meeting||Learn more: https://atptx.org/austin-transit-partnership/atp-board-meetings|
|27-Oct||5 p.m.||Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting||Learn more: https://capmetro.org/project-connect/community-advisory-committee|
|29-Oct||10 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-Oct||12 p.m.||Celebration of the Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) between CapMetro, the City of Austin, and the Austin Transit Partnership||Come 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-Nov||TBD||Engineering, Architecture, Construction Committee (EAC) Meeting||Closed session|
|4-Nov||TBD||Planning, Sustainability, Equity & DBE Advisory Committee (PSEC) Meeting||Closed session|
|10-Nov||5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.||Community Design Workshop: North Lamar Transit Center (Orange Line)||Meeting Registration-Zoom|
|17-Nov||2 p.m.||Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) Board Meeting||Learn more: https://atptx.org/austin-transit-partnership/atp-board-meetings|
|24-Nov||5 p.m.||Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting (this date is subject to change)||Learn more: https://capmetro.org/project-connect/community-advisory-committee|
|1-Dec||TBD||Engineering, Architecture, Construction Committee (EAC) Meeting||Closed session|
|2-Dec||TBD||Planning, Sustainability, Equity & DBE Advisory Committee (PSEC) Meeting||Closed session|
|15-Dec||2 p.m.||Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) Board Meeting||Learn more: https://atptx.org/austin-transit-partnership/atp-board-meetings|
|22-Dec||5 p.m.||Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting (this date is subject to change)||Learn more: https://capmetro.org/project-connect/community-advisory-committee|
|TBD||TBD||Community Design Workshop: 29th and Guadalupe (Orange Line)||Watch this space for updates|
|TBD||TBD||Community Design Workshop: 4th Street (Blue Line)||Watch this space for updates|
|TBD||TBD||Community 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.