Transportation & Mobility
The Spring Fest ATX 2023 Mobility Guide shows which streets will be closed due to upcoming events, as well as helpful information such as MetroBike kiosk locations, micromobility parking areas and public transit stations. View an interactive version of the Mobility Guide. The map is for informational purposes only and subject to change.
Getting Around Austin
- Bus & Rail - Catch a ride with CapMetro, the public transportation provider in Central Texas. Download the CapMetro App to buy passes and plan trips on the go. CapMetro provides a network of bus routes, MetroRapid Routes 801 and 803, and MetroRail service to keep people moving into and out of downtown and throughout the city. CapMetro’s trip planner can help you find the best route to your festival event. CapMetro is extending rail service hours and adding service on Sunday, March 12. Check out the CapMetro website for more information.
- Bike Share - Download CapMetro's MetroBike app to rent a bike using 24-hour/day, on-demand bicycle stations in the urban core.
- Bicycling - Riding a bike is a fun, healthy, and environmentally friendly way to get around Austin. You can find more information on the Active Transportation Program page, including route maps and safety tips.
- Ground Transportation To and From Austin-Bergstrom International Airport - You can find ground transportation options, including taxis, rideshare, shuttles, pedicabs and low-speed electric vehicles, limousines, and charter services. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) expects busy days for arriving and departing travelers starting Thursday, March 9 through Monday, April 3 due to the Spring Break and Spring Festival travel season. Travelers should arrive at least 2.5 hours prior to domestic flights and 3 hours prior to international flights. For real-time flight display boards, travel tips, parking availability and more, visit FlyAustin.com and follow @AUStinAirport on Twitter for airport information.
- The City’s Parking Enterprise Division provides information about parking downtown, including parking meter enforcement times, a map of downtown parking lots and garages and even a mobile application to assist you in finding a downtown parking spot.
- The ParkATX mobile app allows you to pay, extend and manage your parking session remotely with just a few taps. Use validation codes FREE15ATX1 and FREE15ATX2 to receive up to two free 15-minute parking sessions every 24 hours.
- Plan a safe, car-free ride to the party. Austin has resources to help you plan a safe ride, and if you make the responsible decision of taking a taxicab, bus or rideshare service home, you may qualify for a parking ticket waiver.
Leave No Trace
Protect our parks, trails, and green spaces so they can be enjoyed for generations to come.
- Take trash and leftover food with you when you leave Austin’s green spaces.
- Scoop the poop and dispose of pet waste bags in designated areas.
- Leave rocks, plants, flowers, and other natural objects as you find them.
For more information visit the City's Leave No Trace webpage.
Download Austin Center for Events' list of event applications (Does not include event venues that do not require a permit.)
Communication During Spring Festival Season
The City of Austin (@austintexasgov), Austin Emergency Management (@AustinHSEM), Austin Transportation (@AustinMobility), and Austin Parks and Recreation (@AustinCityParks) will utilize Twitter to share relevant information using #SpringFestATX.
The Austin Police Department (@Austin_Police), Austin-Travis County EMS (@ATCEMS), and the Austin Fire Department (@austinfiredept; @AustinFireInfo) will also employ their Twitter feeds for time-sensitive public safety notifications.
Community members and visitors should call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency – where there is an immediate threat to life or property – and Austin 3-1-1 (512-974-2000) to report a non-emergency situation.