New updates for Austin’s Light Rail are coming soon! Learn more about our upcoming open house on March 21 and what’s next for Project Connect: Learn more
Artist conceptual rendering of light rail on 'The Drag'

Get Involved

Project Connect is a community effort and there are many ways to get involved. Keep your eyes on this page for upcoming meetings and other opportunities to provide feedback as we implement this bold new transit plan.

What's next for Austin Light Rail?

The Austin Transit Partnership (ATP)—the independent entity tasked with implementing Project Connect—appreciates the tremendous amount of input we have received from Austinites as we work to expand and improve the public transportation network in Austin. Read ATP's staff recommendation for the initial phase of light rail below.

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Download a digital, PDF version of this report here.

Thank you for all your great feedback, Austin!

May 2, 2023 concluded the Spring 2023 phase of public engagement for Austin’s core light rail system. The feedback has been analyzed and collected, and you can read the report here.

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You may continue to learn about Austin Light Rail from this webpage and through the self-guided Virtual Open House (VOH). For additional opportunities to provide feedback and review updates on light rail, check the Get Involved calendar at the bottom of this page.


View the latest updates on Project Connect as well as
presentations and videos of public meetings in the comprehensive
Public Engagement Library.

Project Connect Ambassador Network

The Project Connect Ambassador Network (PCAN) is a network of transit enthusiasts in the Austin area that come together to share their thoughts and ideas on Project Connect with the project team.

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Community Advisory Committee

A committee has been created to advise the City of Austin, CapMetro and Austin Transit Partnership on topics related to equity and Project Connect. Learn more about Project Connect's Community Advisory Committee.

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Community Engagement

Project Connect is a transformative transit plan that is being developed with ongoing community feedback and involvement. Click the Learn More button to review updated community engagement data for Project Connect.

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Upcoming Meetings:

DateTimeMeeting DetailsHow To Participate
September 202:00 p.m.Austin Transit Partnership Board of Directors MeetingLearn More HERE
September 2512:00 p.m.CapMetro Board of Directors MeetingLearn More HERE
October 145:00 p.m.Community Advisory Committee MeetingLearn More HERE
October 182:00 p.m.Austin Transit Partnership Board of Directors MeetingLearn more HERE