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Austin, TX 78744

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In The News

National Preparedness Month highlights importance of readiness, alerts

In support of National Preparedness Month, CAPCOG developed a regional campaign to encourage residents to register for emergency alerts and prepare themselves for any emergency including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.

Striking a Balance teaches family caregivers about life balance

The upcoming 18th annual Striking a Balance Conference will convene local resources as well as local and national speakers that focus on successful coordination of family caregivers’ work, life, and caregiving responsibilities.

Air Quality program offers workshop on alternatives to gas powered vehicles for short trips

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program will conduct a workshop for local government and transportation practitioners as well as policy makers to learn best practices and trends for using neighborhood electric vehicles to help reduce carbon emissions and traffic congestion while increasing safety and access.

Environmental law course lets governments clean up crime

The Regional Environmental Task Force (RETF) and CAPCOG will lead two courses on how local governments can better prosecute environmental crimes and cleanup dumpsites and hazardous materials that threaten their resident’s health and safety.

Aging Services director addresses older adult resiliency at state conference

The CAPCOG Aging Services Director, Patty Bordie, emphasized the importance of fostering individual resiliency in older adults in her presentation at the state-wide Aging in Texas Conference.

RPS updates CARTS Maps, adds them to myCommuteSolutions

CAPCOG’s Regional Planning and Service Division partnered with the Capital Area Rural Transit System (CARTS) to update the transportation system’s interurban coach maps making them more accessible to daily commuters including users.

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Upcoming Events


RPS Training: LEAN Mobility Workshop

The LEAN Mobility Workshop focuses on expanding mobility choices by providing Low Emission Alternative Network (LEAN) Lanes for low speed, low cost, low-to-zero emission modes, including neighborhood electric vehicles, scooters, trikes, and similar modes.


Meeting: Capital Area Economic Development District

The Capital Area Economic Development District, a nonprofit corporation funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, establishes regional economic development priorities in the capital area. Members are drawn from local governments, economic and workforce development organizations, educational institutions, labor interests and the private sector.


Homeland Security Training: Public Safety TLO Basic Course

CAPCOG is hosting the Austin Regional Intelligence Center to teach instruct a 6-hour public safety threat liaison officer (TLO) basic course.


Older Adult Health & Wellness Training: A Matter of Balance

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is sponsoring a program to help seniors reduce their risk and fear of falling. A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns about Falling is a free eight-session program for participants ages 60 and older.


Homeland Security Training: Law Enforcement TLO Basic Course

CAPCOG is hosting the Austin Regional Intelligence Center to teach instruct a 8-hour law enforcement threat liaison officer (TLO) basic course.


Meeting: Homeland Security Task Force

The Capital Area Council of Governments Homeland Security Task Force, which meets the first Thursday of every month, will meet to discuss regional homeland security initiatives.

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