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MetroRapid - Connecting the Best of the ATX

Routes and Destinations

Move around Austin like an expert. MetroRapid connects the best of the ATX, including employers, schools, shops, parks, neighborhoods, apartments, medical centers, movie theaters, government buildings, tourist attractions and so much more. In fact, the two routes, which roughly form an X across the heart of Austin, will serve approximately 25 percent of Capital Metro's service area providing service along some of our most heavily trafficked routes.

Rapid 801 - North Lamar/South Congress

The first route, the 801, connects Tech Ridge to Southpark Meadows via UT and downtown, with a total of 43 stations. Along the way, riders can connect to: 

  • Chinatown
  • The North Lamar Transit Center
  • Crestview and a MetroRail stop
  • The Triangle at Lamar/Guadalupe
  • Hyde Park
  • West Campus and the University of Texas at Austin
  • Museum District: Blanton, Ransom and Bullock
  • The State Capitol
  • The Austin Central Library/History Center/Woolridge Square
  • Republic Square
  • Austin City Hall/2nd Street District
  • Auditorium Shores/the Long Center for Performing Arts
  • SoCo (South Congress)
  • St. Edward's University
  • South Congress Transit Center
  • Plus, a number of frequent stops in-between

Rapid 803 - Burnet/South Lamar

The second route, the 803, will start service on Sunday, August 24, and will connect The Domain to Westgate via UT and downtown, with a total of 34 stations. Here are just some of the places you can go: 

  • The Domain
  • UT Research Center
  • Brentwood
  • Northcross
  • Lower Burnet Road
  • North Loop
  • Rosedale
  • Central Market North
  • Seton Medical Center
  • West Campus and the University of Texas at Austin
  • Museum District: Blanton, Ransom and Bullock
  • ACC Rio Grande
  • The State Capitol
  • The Austin Central Library/History Center/Woolridge Square
  • Republic Square
  • Austin City Hall/2nd Street District
  • Seaholm
  • Barton Springs/Zach Theatre
  • South Lamar
  • Brodie Oaks
  • Westgate Shopping Center/Central Market South
  • Plus, a number of frequent stops in-between