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About Austin Transportation

The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) is a department of the City of Austin responsible for a variety of transportation, mobility, and safety functions throughout the community. ATD works with all modes of transportation and many Austin-area partners and agencies to deploy an all-ages and abilities network. 


The Austin Transportation Department is committed to providing the safest and most efficient, cost-effective and sustainable roadway, bikeway, walkway and transit system for our community.


ATPWD is responsible for the following aspects of transportation, mobility and safety in Austin:

Roadway signage and markings, traffic engineering, traffic and pedestrian signals, ground transportation service regulation, on-street parking, parking meters, City-owned parking lots and garages, transportation systems planning, the active transportation network, permitting and coordination of special events in the City’s right of way, permitting and coordination of construction or maintenance in the City’s right of way, traffic calming, the City’s Complete Streets Policy, and more.

ATPWD works with several partners in the Central Texas region to design, plan for and construct mobility and safety improvements on our region's transportation systems. Learn more about some of ATD's partners.


  • Richard Mendoza, P.E. - Interim Director
    Direct Reports: Administration and Finance Division, Chief of Staff, Parking Enterprise Division and Vehicles for Hire Regulation
  • Anna Martin, P.E. - Assistant Director
    Direct Reports: Transportation Engineering and Active Transportation Division
  • Jim Dale, P.E. - Assistant Director
    Direct Reports: Right of Way Management Division, Arterial Management Division, Signs and Markings Division
  • Jason JonMichael - Assistant Director
    Direct Reports: Parking Operations, Mobility Services, New Mobility AV/EV, Smart Cities
  • Anthony Segura - Assistant Director
    Direct Reports: Finance, IT & Data, Human Resources, Administration and Public Engagement
  • Karla Taylor - Chief of Staff
    Direct Reports: Public Information, Special Projects, Legislative Programs, Administration