Through ATX Walk Bike Roll, the city of Austin will update its sidewalk, urban trails, and bicycle plans. These plans will guide how we build urban trails, sidewalks, crosswalks, and bike lanes. They will also identify where we need them most. We’ll need your feedback as we explore new options for traveling and getting outside.
The Austin Core Transportation (ACT) Plan is a study of transportation and mobility options into, out of, through and within Downtown Austin. The ACT Plan will coordinate with and facilitate several major downtown projects: Project Connect, I-35 Capital Express Central and the Palm District Planning Initiative.
Corridor Mobility Preliminary Engineering Reports (PERs), or Corridor Mobility Plans, are a tool the City of Austin uses to assess a specific corridor’s mobility and safety deficiencies, and identify a vision for the long-term future of the corridor based on anticipated growth and City transportation policy.
On October 21st, 2021, Austin City Council adopted Resolution No. 20211021-027. The resolution outlined a Living Streets vision of a suite of street activations that are easily accessible to all Austinites for safe and joyful community-building in all neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Block Parties give neighbors a chance to connect, enjoy the public realm of the street, share information, and celebrate events together. The City of Austin encourages residents and neighborhood groups to organize block parties on their nearby residential streets through the program application process.
Through the Neighborhood Partnering Program (NPP) Austin residents can work together to enhance the places they live, work and play. Over 70 community-initiated projects have been completed since the program first launched in 2010.
Austin is required by Texas law to designate a Non-Radioactive Hazardous Materials (NRHM) Route for non-radioactive, hazardous cargo traveling through Austin. The Austin Transportation Department is currently in the process of identifying this route.
Because the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing to widen and lower portions of the Austin I-35 corridor, the City has an opportunity to change the landscape of Central Austin through the construction of "caps" and "stitches" that will make important strides in addressing growth challenges regarding traffic congestion, public safety, mobility efficiency, and quality of life.
A Parking and Transportation Management District (PTMD) is a defined geographic area that may include a mix of retail, entertainment, commercial, medical, educational, civic and residential uses in which City Council finds that traffic flow on public streets requires a higher level of management than commonly provided and determines that parking meters will facilitate traffic flow objectives.
The Austin Pedestrian Safety Action Plan provides a comprehensive strategy for addressing pedestrian safety in service to a more walkable environment that contributes to Austin’s vision for a sustainable, socially equitable, affordable and economically prosperous city. The plan offers 21 key recommendations in engineering, education, enforcement, evaluation, policy/land use, and partners/funding to reduce and eliminate serious injury and fatal pedestrian crashes in Austin.
The Safe Routes to School Program helps children choose human power to get to school. Through crossing guards, education, outreach, and infrastructure projects, we aim to make sure elementary and middle school students across Austin can walk, bike, and roll safely.
El Programa Senderos Urbanos crea, promueve y mantiene la red de senderos urbanos de Austin. Nuestra meta es que está red ayude a personas de todas edades y habilidades a viajar de un extremo a otro de la ciudad de un manera segura y saludable.
Los Senderos Urbanos son:
Shared mobility services offer transportation devices for short-term rental from the public right of way. In Austin, there are different types of shared mobility services: shared micromobility and shared vehicles.
The Austin Transportation Department is one of several governmental departments and agencies responsible for building, maintaining, and planning transportation in Austin. Here is a list of our partners and a little bit about what they do.
The Urban Trails Program creates, promotes, and maintains Austin’s urban trails network. Our goal is for this network to help people of all ages and abilities travel from one end of the city to another in a safe and healthy way.
Urban trails are:
Vision Zero is the Austin community's goal to reduce people hurt or killed by crashes to zero with street improvements, policy changes, enforcement and education. Austin Transportation Public Works delivers on that goal through planning and building a safe multimodal transportation network in collaboration with City and community partners.