How Capital Metro plans to battle Austin's traffic woes
Austin ranks 11th in the entire nation in population and traffic congestion ranks among the top 5 by some measures. Traffic has become a four-letter word for some. Capital Metro is among those organizations that believe the region needs to think big to ensure continued economic growth and high quality of life.
Capital Metro's Project Connect is touted to deliver a regional transit plan for Central Texas to address explosive growth, rising cost of living, and the limited ability to simply build more roads. The plan will require a multi-generational investment. Join Capital Metro President & CEO Randy Clarke as he discusses the future of mobility in Central Texas.
About our speaker
Randy Clarke has served as the vice president of operations and member services at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) since April 2016. Prior to that, he spent seven years in various positions with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in Boston, including deputy chief operating officer and assistant general manager of engineering, maintenance and preparedness, and senior director of security.
While at the MBTA in Boston, Clarke was a key member of the senior leadership team, which provides 1.2 million trips daily. He was featured in Mass Transit magazine's 2011 “Top 40 under 40” list, which highlights leaders in the transit industry nationwide.
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