CARTS to break ground on Elgin station Posted in: News After five years of planning, development, and numerous grant applications, the Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) is set to break ground on the Elgin Station. A planning grant originally approved by the TxDOT Public Transportation Division in July 2015 enabled CARTS and the City of Elgin to complete planning for the station, including securing environmental clearances and completing the design and engineering necessary to prepare the project for construction. Subsequently, the Texas Transportation Commission, at its June 28, 2018 meeting, awarded a number of grants authorized by its Public Transportation Division, including the initial funding for the Elgin Station ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!