AUSTIN (KXAN) - Capital Metro officials have banned smoking at its 2,700 bus stops throughout the city.
The Board unanimously approved the change at Wednesday's meeting, meaning signs will now be posted at each bus stop in the city by the end of February announcing the change.
It would ask for people not to smoke within 15 feet of the stop.
The ban goes into effect March 1, 2012.
Smoking was already banned from Park and Ride Centers and MetroRail stations.
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Travis County non-profit Center for Child Protection will benefit next March from an all day fundraiser at the Circuit of the Americas that will see plenty of donors racing on the track.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
Santa visited Austin early on Sunday, joining hundreds of motorcyclists for their annual Toy Run.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.