The ACT Plan is on hold
The Austin Core Transportation (ACT) Plan – which is studying transportation connections into, out of, through, and within downtown Austin – has been paused to allow increased coordination with and integration of several major downtown projects: Project Connect, I-35 Capital Express Central and the Palm District Planning Initiative.
The Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP) is Austin’s new city-wide transportation plan. This plan will make it easier to get around Austin for years to come. Learn more about the ASMP.
El Plan Estratégico de Movilidad de Austin (ASMP, por sus siglas en inglés) es el nuevo plan de transporte para toda la ciudad de Austin. Lea más en nuestro sitio web español ASMP.
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.
Creative crosswalks use colors, textures, and patterns to enliven city streets as engaging and safe places for people. They can be designed to reflect the special character of a neighborhood, mark the gateway to a district, or otherwise create local identity and pride.
Creative crosswalks highlight marked pedestrian crossings. In addition to being fun, they can raise awareness of pedestrian safety.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Providers interested in operating in Austin can learn more about the regulations, license application process and other requirements.
Austin Transportation’s Speed Management Program works to improve safety and enhance the livability of Austin streets through context-appropriate speed reduction strategies.
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 Transportation Safety Improvement Program is housed within Transportation Engineering Division and plays a lead role in oversight, analyses, delivery of critical engineering safety improvements and implementation of Vision Zero’s engineering action plan.
Austin Transportation Department is responsible for leading the planning and development of a safe multi-modal transportation network in collaboration with City and community partners. The department’s most ambitious goal is our community’s Vision Zero goal to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries on Austin streets.