Austin city leaders urged to fast-track ‘high-capacity’ transit plan

Looking to “jumpstart” discussion on the future of Austin’s transit system, the Urban Transportation Commission has asked city leaders to explore “high capacity” transit proposals that could be put before voters in November.

In its Jan. 12 meeting, the commission voted 8-1 to recommend that Austin City Council direct city staff to develop and present a high-capacity transit plan, including the consideration of rail, early enough that it could end up on the 2016 ballot. Commissioner Chris Hosek voted against the measure.

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