Events and Activities

 


Bicycle Advisory Council meeting – November 21, 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.


Pedestrian Advisory Council meeting – December 4, 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.


Motivational Interview Practitioner Training – December 5 & 6, 8:30AM-5:00PM, 300 Congress Ave.

Movability’s 2-day training will teach Motivational Interviewing through the lens of personal travel planning and commuting behavior change. However, the Motivational Interview approach can be applied to a broad range of behavior change initiatives, used in one-to-one interactions as well as program design and digital communications.

In this unique, hands-on training, you will learn:

  • The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing
  • Collaboration between Travel Advisors and Participants
  • Exploration rather than Persuasion
  • The Main Guiding Principle of Evocation
  • How to Apply Motivational Interviewing to your Mobility, Sustainability, or Other Programs

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