Austin Transit Partnership announces May 25 for Industry Expo

April 13, 2023

Program will lay out opportunities on Austin Light Rail, connect industry with local vendors and provide clarity on project expenditure timeline


AUSTIN, TEXAS — Today, Austin Transit Partnership, an independent organization charged with
designing and building a core light rail system in Austin, announced it will hold an industry-focused
event on May 25 in Austin. The event, titled “Transforming Transit Together; Austin Light Rail
Industry Expo,” will provide needed information to industry firms on the expected project
opportunities and facilitate networking with local small business vendors that will be vital to the
construction of this core light rail system. The event is open to potential industry partners and
vendors interested in working on the $5 billion core light rail system build. The program will include
remarks from Greg Canally, executive director, Austin Transit Partnership, and panel discussions
on the makeup of the project and how to work with local Austin vendors and small businesses.

WHEN: Thursday, May 25
All day (specific times to be confirmed)

WHERE: Distribution Hall
1500 E 4th Street
Austin, TX 78702

About Austin Transit Partnership

The Austin Transit Partnership was created by the City of Austin and CapMetro as the independent entity, accountable and responsible for the financing, design, construction, and overall implementation of Project Connect – a transformative, voter-approved investment in new transit services that includes Light Rail, MetroRapid Bus Lines, and Commuter Rail. ATP’s charge is to deliver on the voters’ transit vision in partnership with the community—and in a way that embeds equity, sustainability, and transparency as overarching priorities. ATP is committed to meeting voters’ goals and honoring Austin’s values.



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