It has been about eight years since Light Rail was first voted down However Austinites have now seen the light and the Light Rail is finally here! Austin's Light Rail is starting to run to downtown Austin before the end of 2008! The new Capital Metro Rail line Â will start in Leander and run to Downtown Austin. Â The route will be known as the RedLine and will just under an hour for the full run. They will have several stops along the way. If you start in Leander the stops are: 183 North&FM2243, LakeLine Boulevard, Howard Lane & Mopac, Kramer Lane, Crestview & Lamar, Airport Boulevard (by Highland Mall) Alexander & Martin Luther King Blvd., Comal and 5th Street, last stop is at 4th Street & Trinity. So park your car and let the RedLine driver take you downtown to work or to the mall to shop! Check out this link to a YouTube video showing the Fox& news clip showcasing the new rail cars.