Cap Metro’s Pickup Expands Service

Capital Metro’s free ride-hailing program, Pickup, is expanding its service. As of this week, it now runs Monday to Friday between 7am and 7pm, and on Saturday from 10am to 5pm. The new hours expand service to rush hour times and add more days. Pickup is also adding the MLK MetroRail Station to its service zone, […]

Employers, Providers Collaborate at Last Mile Summit

On June 9 Movability Austin, Capital Metro, Chariot, The Thrival Company, the Austin Chamber of Commerce, and the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) hosted Austin’s first-ever Last Mile Summit, an event that brought providers and employers together to customize last mile solutions for Austin commuters. The term “last mile” refers to the gap that exists between a […]

Last Mile Conundrum

When you have a bus stop a few steps from your front door, the choice to ride transit might be simple. But we often hear from commuters along the lines of “I would take the bus, but the stop is a mile from my house!” Finding a way to go that “last mile or less” […]