- 1 How do you use CapMetro?
- 2 How do you pay for CapMetro?
- 3 Do UT students ride the bus for free?
- 4 Is Cap Metro free?
- 5 How do I put money on my TAP card?
- 6 Is Austin Metro free for students?
- 7 What year was the Mini Metro launched?
- 8 Is there public transportation in Austin Texas?
- 9 Does UT have a bus system?
- 10 What options do UT students have for transportation?
- 11 How do you get free LYFT on UT?
- 12 Is Capital Metro a government agency?
- 13 Does Austin have a train system?
How do you use CapMetro?
Just purchase the tickets and select them for activation at the “Use Tickets” screen. The CapMetro App will activate all of your tickets at the same time and display the expiration date of the ticket with the least time on the screen.
How do you pay for CapMetro?
Here’s how it works: Tap the card on the farebox, then either pay your fare with cash, insert a Stored Value Card or swipe your pass.
Do UT students ride the bus for free?
UT students, faculty and staff ride all Capital Metro services for free when they swipe their valid IDs. The shuttle system is open to the general public, but non-students pay a Local fare. The shuttles provide an easy and cost effective way for students, faculty, staff and visitors to access the UT campus.
Is Cap Metro free?
MetroRail Train Service Parking and Transportation Services and Capital Metro want you to know that all students, faculty and staff will be able to ride the MetroRail free upon presenting a valid University identification card.
How do I put money on my TAP card?
Reload your TAP card:
- Call TAP Customer Service at 866. TAPTOGO.
- Visit over 450 TAP vendor locations.
- Visit a Metro Customer Center.
- Use a TAP vending machine (TVM) located at all Metro rail stations, Metro Silver Line and Metro Orange Line stations and at the El Monte Station.
Is Austin Metro free for students?
Central Texas K-12 students, with valid ID, and MetroAccess customers under 18, are able to use all Capital Metro service free of charge. Students without a valid ID, can visit Capital Metro’s transit store to obtain identification.
What year was the Mini Metro launched?
Ken Clayton was the Manager, Launch Planning and Special Events at Austin-Morris when the Mini Metro was launched in 1980, and has unique insight into this once-in-a-lifetime unveiling.
Is there public transportation in Austin Texas?
Austin’s public Capital Metro Bus System serves a population of more than 1 million in its 535-square mile service area. With a system of more than 1,600 bus stops and 82 routes, Central Texas is served by local, MetroRapid limited-stop, MetroFlyer, MetroExpress and University of Texas Shuttle routes.
Does UT have a bus system?
The UT Shuttle System is one of the largest university shuttle systems in the country, with 10 routes and over 3 million passengers annually. The shuttle system provides an easy and cost effective way for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to access the UT campus.
What options do UT students have for transportation?
- UT Shuttles.
- Capital Metro (Mass Transit)
- E-Bus (Entertainment Bus)
How do you get free LYFT on UT?
Get your UT Night Rides credits Your Lyft email must match your official University directory email address (whether you use gmail, utexas.edu, yahoo or other) to participate. Lyft will send an email to university affiliates. Click on the activation link in the email to claim your credits.
Is Capital Metro a government agency?
The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, commonly referred to as Capital Metro (or colloquially Cap Metro), is a public transportation provider located in Austin, Texas. Voters approved the creation of Capital Metro in January 1985, agreeing to fund the organization with a one percent sales tax.
Does Austin have a train system?
The MetroRail Red Line is our Regional rail service that extends from downtown Austin to Leander. The new MetroRail Green Line would connect neighborhoods east of Central Austin to downtown. Voters recently approved the Project Connect Initial Investment which includes the new rail system.