The bus is going to run one of CapMetro’s busiest routes: from Tech Ridge in north Austin down down to Riverside Drive and Interstate 35.
On Halloween, 6th Street will close to all traffic from Brazos Street to the Interstate 35 west frontage road starting at 6 p.m.
Chief Operating Officer says customers have been requesting the change, but some drivers have their concerns.
The road now has shoulders and turn lanes, which officials say will help cut down on the number of head-on and rear-end collisions.
The co-op hopes to have 400 drivers by Thanksgiving.
On Saturday, Oct. 22, a driver in his 60s died after crashing with a Capital Metro bus in Northeast Austin.
Capital Metro is launching a double-decker bus as part of its regular MetroExpress service starting on Halloween.
The truck was picking up trash at around 3:20 a.m. near the intersection of Koenig Lane and Woodrow Avenue when the crash happened.
Officers can issue a blood search warrant on the spot if you refuse one.
A man in the Mazda, identified by the medical examiner’s office as 22-year-old Tyler Michael Robinson, of Bastrop County, died at the scene.
The AISD bus was on the way to Bailey Middle School with 37 students on board.
The crash was reported around 6:30 a.m. at South Lamar Boulevard and Barton Skyway.
A car hit a trash vehicle killing the driver at the scene around 3:19 a.m.
The outage was caused by an electrical problem leading to the traffic control issue in both the north and southbound directions.
Heidi Carrillo, 20, was driving southbound in the 2500 block of I-35 near Oltorf Street when she lost control and hit a guard rail.
Drivers heading southbound on the frontage road can enter the freeway using the ramp immediately prior to Ranch to Market 150
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A lawsuit filed earlier this year claimed the project organizers started the project without proper environmental studies.
Interstate 35 is closed in the southbound direction from Oltorf Street to Woodland Avenue.
Trucks carrying hazardous materials like explosives, combustible materials, medical waste, dry ice, and paint are traveling I-35 because the…