'Austin Don't Rush' Asks Commuters to Use Public Transport: "AUSTIN -- Central Texas commuters are encouraged to take public transportation, carpool, or work from home Wednesday.
It's an initiative called "Austin Don't Rush."
The campaign is intended to relieve congestion on Central Texas highways.
Capital Metro and the Capital Area Rural Transportation System will both be offering free rides.
"If we could all take a bus or a train, we're gonna take a lot of cars off the road and make it easier for people to get where they need to go," said David Marsh of the Capital Area Rural Transportation System. "