Mobility Talks is a central hub for the dialogue that will shape our city’s transportation future, helping write the next chapter in our story. The dialogue that is taking place will help identify our collective mobility priorities and the best projects and programs for our community.
The City of Austin is always planning, coordinating, and making improvements to our transportation network. Learn more about what we are currently doing to improve mobility in Austin by visiting:
The links to the plans, programs, and initiatives on the Mobility Initiatives page are being used to inform the outcome of Mobility Talks.
CIVIC is your resource for information on the City of Austin’s Capital Improvement Program.
City of Austin Department Roles in Mobility
Austin Transportation Department
The Austin Transportation Department is responsible for general mobility, including the planning, operation and management of the Austin transportation system.
Capital Planning Office
The Capital Planning Office helps create a more robust, comprehensive and integrated Capital Improvement Program that supports the City’s goals and priorities.
Economic Development Department
The Economic Development Department contributes to the implementation of mobility infrastructure needs through providing leadership and staff participation on small area and citywide plans, special planning initiatives, redevelopment, and implementation of specialized economic development and policy initiatives.
Parks and Recreation Department
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for public trail development and management on City parkland. These trails provide both recreational and bicycle and pedestrian mobility benefits.
Planning and Zoning Department
The Planning and Zoning Department develops and updates the City’s comprehensive plan in addition to a variety of small area plans including neighborhood plans, corridor plans, area-specific master plans, and other plans.
Public Works Department
The Public Works Department is responsible for the planning, establishment of standards for use, design, and construction of projects in the public right-of-way and on City property. The department is responsible for developing and implementing the sidewalk and pedestrian safety programs (including Safe Routes to School) as well as the Urban Trails Program. Public Works also maintains and improves the City's network of roadways, bridges, sidewalks and curb ramps, urban trails, and supporting infrastructure such as safety barriers.
Mobility Partner Agencies
Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO)
CAMPO is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson Counties. CAMPO coordinates regional transportation planning with counties, cities, and local agencies and plays a role in the allocation of federal funds to local entities.
Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA/Mobility Authority)
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is an independent agency created to address traffic congestion in Travis and Williamson Counties. The Mobility Authority is the lead on several toll projects in the region including the MoPac Improvement Project, MoPac South, 183 North, SH 45 Southwest, and others.
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
The State of Texas' transportation agency manages state and interstate roadways such as I-35, MoPac, SH 71, Loop 360, FM 2222, FM 973, US 183 and more. Additionally, the Texas Department of Transportation operates portions of several arterial roadways, such as Lamar Boulevard north of US 183, Burnet Road north of US 183, Koenig Lane (2222), Manchaca Road, and more.