x
Breaking News
More () »

Austin's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Austin, Texas | KVUE.com

Capital Metro brings Wi-Fi to students who need it

The vehicles will be placed near apartment complexes to allow students the ability to study and do homework from their own homes.

AUSTIN, Texas — Capital Metro has partnered with the Austin Independent School District to help provide Wi-Fi mobile hotspots to students who need it.

Capital Metro has started sending its MetroAccess vehicles to locations from 2 to 8 p.m. to supplement AISD's already existing mobile hotspot program that runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The vehicles will be placed near apartment complexes to allow students the ability to study and do homework from their own homes.

RELATED:

Austin ISD employees ask school district for pay raises and bonuses, petition signed by thousands

Austin ISD rolls out buses with WiFi to help students in need amid coronavirus pandemic

The Capital Metro busses will be sent to the following two locations during weekdays:

  • Springdale Gardens: 1054 Springdale Road
  • East Austin College Prep: 5800 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

In order to continue promoting social distancing, no one will be allowed on the busses.

WATCH: AISD employees ask school district for pay raises and bonuses, petition signed by thousands

PEOPLE ARE ALSO READING:

Elon Musk says Tesla to move headquarters to Texas 'immediately' amid COVID-19 shutdown in California

Checklist: Gyms can reopen in Texas, but must follow these guidelines

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Austin flyover postponed to May 13 due to inclement weather

New video in Ahmaud Arbery case offers a view of what happened moments before the deadly shooting