Active transportation and shared mobility planning and management are key elements to the success of any event, and assists the city manage overall mobility during event seasons. The city encourages event organizers to offer and promote Active transportation and shared mobility options to and from events, including public transit, biking, walking, and ridesharing/carpooling. Active transportation, shared mobility, and ride hailing resources are listed below.
Capital Metro (public transit): Catch a ride with Capital Metro, the public transportation provider in Central Texas. Capital Metro provides a network of bus routes and rail services to keep people moving into and out of downtown and throughout the city. Find the routes that specifically serve your event and download the maps on the Capital Metro website to share with your event attendees. Contact Capital Metro for custom solutions for large events.
Bicycling: Riding a bike is a fun, healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around Austin. Providing bicycle parking and bike routes to your event can encourage participants to go by bike.
Bike Share: Austin B-cycle provides a network of 24 hour/day, on demand bicycle stations to the urban core. Contact Austin B-cycle for custom solutions for large events.
Walking: We strive to create equal access to walking spaces for pedestrians of all ages and abilities. The City works to advance a safe, connected and appealing environment for people navigating our streets. Providing walking routes to your event can encourage participants to choose this greener mode of transportation.
Carshare: View Zipcar services for short-term car rental options around Austin. Contact these vendors for custom solutions for large events
Ground Transportation and Ridehailing: Find Ground Transportation options, including: taxis, ridehailing, shuttles, pedicabs and electric low speed vehicles, limousines, and charter services
Micromobility: Micromobility (previously known as dockless mobility) refers to scooters, skateboards, or other compact devices designed for personal mobility. These devices are often electric and can be either privately owned or part of a shared micromobility service. Micromobility is distinct from bikeshare and personally owned bicycles. It also does not describe electric personal assistive mobility devices, such as electric wheelchairs, or medical devices.
Downtown Parking: Information about parking downtown, including parking meter enforcement times, a map of downtown parking lots and garages, and more.
View the Downtown Parking Map for available parking garages and surface lots in the downtown area.
View the Texas Facilities Commission for available parking garages and surface lots near the Capitol Complex and downtown.