For many years, the rickety brown and green ‘Dillo buses were a familiar sight around downtown Austin. A circulator shuttle operated on our central streets in the 1970s even before the formation of Capital Metro, Austin’s modern-day public transit agency, but the service wasn’t fully expanded and dubbed the “Armadillo Express” until 1984. These trolley car-lookalikes shuttled tourists, commuters…
About Ryan Young
Ryan Young is a freelance writer and transit enthusiast. He blogs about local public transportation at Austin Metro Journal.