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CapMetro CEO switches to role in D.C. as Project Connect moves planning along


The head of CapMetro is going from the Texas capital to the nation’s capital.

President and CEO Randy Clarke is moving to a new role as the General Manager and CEO of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in D.C.

The details:

  • He’s expected to move to the new role sometime this summer
  • Clarke has held his role at CapMetro since March 2018
  • Since December 2020, he’s been with Austin Transit Partnership, where he’s helped lead the newly formed organization implementing Project Connect, the multi-billion transit expansion plan approved by voters in November 2020.

"All along my desire has been to see more communities served through providing better access to high-quality transit, and it’s been an honor to have served the people of Austin and Central Texas," Clarke said. “This place and you all will be always near to my heart,” he added.


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