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Commute Solutions is a “one-stop” transportation resource in Central Texas promoting sustainable options that reduce traffic and improve mobility.

Alert your Residents is a regional notification tool used by local public safety personnel to contact the public during emergencies. It allows those public safety officials to give residents actionable warnings during disasters.


we Do

CAPCOG is an advocate, planner and coordinator for important regional issues in the ten-county Capital Area. It works directly with its member local governments to recognize opportunities for cooperation and eliminate unnecessary duplication in emergency communications, elderly assistance, law enforcement training, criminal justice planning, solid waste reduction, homeland security planning, infrastructure development, transportation planning and economic development.

Programs and projects range in variety of areas from providing training for law enforcement to ensuring the validity of 9-1-1 operations, to helping local governments with grant planning to conducting outreach about regional issues.

In the News

CAPCOG purchases Stop-the-Bleed kits for local schools

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division purchased more than 1,000 Stop-the-Bleed kits to help school districts and charter ...

Bleed Control, Capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council, homeland security, School Districts, Stop the Bleed, Texas Region 13 Education Services Center

Austin-Travis County EMS, Toyota, Cincinnati Children’s launch mobile...

Austin-Travis County EMS deployed the nation’s first Buckle Up for Life Safety Lab, a mobile interactive experience ...

Austin-Travis County EMS, child passengers, Mobile Safety Lab, Toyota

TCEQ opens $6.2 million school bus grant opportunity

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) ...

Air Quality, Grant, School Bus, School Buses, TCEQ, Texas Clean Bus

New CAPCOG Executive Committee members elect officers

The newly elected CAPCOG Executive Committee, which conducts COG business regarding budgets, contracts, and general policies and ...

Council member, County Judge, Executive Committee, Mayor, State Representative

White gets CAPCOG Palmer award, CAPCOG gives air...

Long-time Solid Waste Advisory Committee member, Jon White, received the 2019 Phill Palmer Volunteer Award during its ...

Air Quality Awards, CapMetro, Jon White, Phill Palmer, Scheleen Walker, Travis County, Volunteer Award
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About capcog

Who we Are

CAPCOG consists of more than 90 member governments and organizations that represent the people of its 10-county region — Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis, and Williamson counties. Formed in 1970, it is one of 24 councils of governments in the state of Texas that serves those same communities as an advocate, planner and coordinator of regionalism.

CAPCOG is governed by local elected officials through its General Assembly and Executive Committee. A number of policy and advisory committees assist CAPCOG and its Executive Committee in taking beneficial actions for all in the region.

Our Events

GIS Planning Council

31 Jan 2020

09.00 am to 10.30 am


Aging Advisory Council

3 Feb 2020

10.30 am to 12.30 pm


Election Law Workshop

4 Feb 2020

07.30 am to 03.30 pm

Training, Workshop

A Matter of Balance

5 Feb 2020

01.30 pm to 03.30 pm


A Matter of Balance

5 Feb 2020

01.30 pm to 03.30 pm


Living a Health Life with Chronic Conditions

5 Feb 2020

09.30 am to 12.00 pm

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training

Homeland Security Task Force

6 Feb 2020

09.00 am to 12.01 pm


Older Adult Health & Wellness: Chronic Disease...

6 Feb 2020

09.00 am to 11.30 am

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training


7 Feb 2020

08.00 am to 05.00 pm


Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program Workshop

7 Feb 2020

10.00 am to 12.00 pm

Grant Workshops


13 Feb 2020

08.00 am to 05.00 pm


Creating a Successful EV Program

7 Apr 2020

09.00 am to 01.00 pm

Training, Workshop
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