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Project Connect is making it easier for customers to affordably access schools, grocery stores, doctor's offices and other locations in their neighborhoods. With Pickup by CapMetro, riders can arrange on-demand transit service anywhere within the Pickup service zone. As part of Project Connect, four Pickup zones have been launched since 2021:

  • Dessau
  • South Menchaca
  • North Oak Hill
  • Dove Springs

Riders may book a trip anywhere within a single service zone for the same cost as a trip on CapMetro bus and Rapid, $1.25. As with all CapMetro services, kids ride free.

To see a map of all Pickup zones and learn how to schedule a ride, here's a comprehensive Factsheet.

Pickup Zones

Pickup is a local rideshare option that allows customers to schedule on-demand transit service to an appointment, a shopping trip, a transit center or Park & Ride, or anywhere else within the Pickup zone service area. Project Connect includes plans to add new Pickup services in and around Austin to make it easier for customers to access the transit system from where they live.

The newest zones include:

Existing Pickup zones:

Click here to learn more about how to schedule a Pickup ride, view service zone maps, download the Pickup app and more.