Capital Metro to Hold Virtual Press Conference with Update on Services and Emergency Support

AUSTIN, Texas (February 17, 2021) - Capital Metro staff will hold a virtual press conference about service amid the winter weather emergency.

WHAT: A virtual press conference, with updates on transit services and efforts with emergency operations. The press conference will immediately follow Governor Abbot’s 3 p.m. press conference and will be accessible for media through Zoom.

The public can watch the press conference on Capital Metro’s Facebook page.

WHO: The following Capital Metro team members will speak:

  • Dottie Watkins, Chief Operations/Customer Officer, with updates on the return to service
  • Tangee Mobley, Vice President of Bus Operations and Maintenance, with an Operations and Maintenance update
  • Chad Ballentine, Vice President of Demand Response and Innovative Mobility, with a MetroAccess service update

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 4 p.m. (approximate start time, immediately following Governor Abbot’s press conference) 

WHERE: This will be a virtual, live event  through Zoom and published live to  Capital Metro’s Facebook page for the public’s viewing.

MEDIA QUESTIONS: Media representatives can submit questions through the Zoom chat during the conference or submit them in advance to be read live on-air. To submit questions in advance, please email them to Jenna Maxfield.

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MEDIA CONTACT: 
Jenna Maxfield, 512-592-2171
CCR-Communications@CapMetro.org