Featuring an eye-catching design with bold colors and lines meant to illustrate strength, the CapMetro Women’s History Month bus is hard to miss. Austin graphic artist Angel Ortega of Garzig Designs designed the rolling piece of artwork, which she calls “Las Mujeres Fuertes” or “Strong Women.” Among the strong women…
When she hopped behind the wheel of a University of Texas shuttle bus back in 1994, Dottie Watkins never could have imagined she'd still be with CapMetro nearly three decades later.
Keep an eye out this month for an extra special bus making its way along Austin-area roadways. In celebration of Black History Month, CapMetro commissioned Austin artist Richard Samuel to design a special bus wrap that was unveiled over the weekend. The wrap honors some of Samuel’s favorite comic artists.
All day, every day, members of the CapMetro family – hundreds of us – are committed to helping our friends and neighbors get where they need to go safely and reliably.
A familiar face is CapMetro’s new President and CEO. Dottie Watkins, a lifelong Austinite, will lead the agency following a vote by the Board of Directors on Monday, Jan. 30. She had served as interim CEO since June 2022, while a nationwide search was conducted.
CapMetro’s interim President and CEO served as Mother Ginger during the Friday, Dec. 2 Night of Community performance of “The Nutcracker,” which offered clients served by a variety of local social service agencies a chance to see the beloved holiday classic.