Events and Activities

Pedestrian Advisory Council meeting – October 2, 6pm-8pm, Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second St. Austin, TX 78701

The purpose of the Pedestrian Advisory Council (PAC) is to advise the City of Austin and other jurisdictions on all matters relating to walking.


Urban Transportation Commission meeting – October 10, 6pm, City Hall, Boards and Commission, Room 1101 (unless listed otherwise)

The Urban Transportation Commission advises the city council, city manager and all other transportation-related departments concerning transportation-related matters including: transportation energy conservation matters grant applications; streets and highways; bus and rail service; pedestrian and bikeway programs and projects; safety related programs and projects; provision for the needs of the mobility impaired; transportation franchise requests, renewals, rate adjustments, and hours of operation. Reviews and makes recommendations to council on all requests for taxicab permits, including annual permits and franchise permits. See Section 2-1-185 of the City Code for additional duties.


Bicycle Advisory Council meeting – October 17, 6pm-8pm, City Hall, Room 1029 or Room 1027

The purpose of the City of Austin Bicycle Advisory Council (BAC) is to advise the City of Austin and other jurisdictions on all matters relating to the use of the bicycle.


Capital Metro Webinar – October 18, 9am, online

Capital Metro Works for Business! Join our free webinar to learn about products and services from Capital Metro that can cut parking expenses, help recruit and retain employees, and reduce the stress of your employees’ commute.


Mayor’s Mobility Leadership Luncheon – October 30, 12pm-1:30pm, JW Marriott, 110 E 2nd Street

The annual Mayor’s Mobility Leadership Luncheon is a chance to celebrate employers who participate in the Mobility Challenge and lead the way to better, more comprehensive traffic solutions. If you’re an employer interested in participating, contact Thomas Butler for an invitation and more information on the event and the Mobility Challenge.


Bike Education

Bike Austin Classes


Weekly Rides

Bike Austin Rides – Bike Austin has daily rides that are open to any adult recreational cyclist, and riders of all levels are encouraged to participate.

Mellow Johnny’s Weekly Rides – Downtown bike shop Mellow Johnny’s offers a variety of weekly rides that are designed for individuals of all skill levels. Ride leaders are knowledgeable, personable, and care about helping you achieve your riding goals. Whether it’s a casual ride, a social ride to meet friends, commuting rides, or training for speed and power, they’ve got you covered.

Women-only Rides:


Activities

Historic Walking Tours

Free, guided walking tours of historic Austin are available year-round Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sundays (except holidays), weather permitting. Make a reservation here or plan your self-guided tour with these helpful guides.

Austin Farmers Market 

Bike, walk or ride the bus or RedLine to a Farmers Market near you. If you’re near downtown, head to SFC Downtown Market at Republic Square on Saturday morning or the Hope Market at Saltillo Plaza (a RedLine stop!) on Sunday.


Cap Metro’s Adopt-a-Stop
Allows you or your organization to adopt one of the stops along Cap Metro’s bus lines. In exchange for helping keep your stop tidy, Cap Metro will let you spruce it up (Keep Austin Beautiful will even provide landscaping tools) to reflect the personality of your neighborhood.
512-369-7720
juan.wah@capmetro.org


SpeakUp Austin wants to hear your thoughts on Transportation Safety in Austin!

This is a great opportunity to air your thoughts, concerns, and great ideas about ways to improve safety for all users of our transportation system.


Orange Bike Project Shop orangebikeproject
The Orange Bike Project has shop hours during the week where volunteers fix up bikes to be used by students.Spring 2013 hours:M: 12-3pm
Tu: 10a-1p & 3:30-6pm
Th: 3:30-6p
Sat: 12-3pm