The Public Works Department Sidewalk Program is responsible for installing miles of sidewalks in Austin for transportation and recreational use. The Americans with Disabilities Act is a driving factor in making sure that the right-of-way along Austin's streets are safe and accessible for all. 

Austin Sidewalk Master Plan & ADA Transition Plan 

Reports, data and maps provided below:

Learn about ATX Walk Bike Roll: a project to update the 2016 Sidewalk Master Plan.

View the 2016 Sidewalk Master Plan (Adopted | June 16, 2016)

View the 2015 Peer Cities Report: A preliminary step to the 2016 Master Plan Update. 


Sidewalk Network Maps

View an interactive map of sidewalk projects scheduled to begin within the next 30, 90 and 180 days. Sidewalk Program funding from 2016 bond, Quarter-Cent funds, fee-in-lieu, grants, and other sources.

View a map of the absent sidewalk network in Austin (with scoring results from very high to very low priority). Updated Nov. 2017.

View a map of the existing sidewalk network in Austin (with scoring results from very high to very low priority). Updated Nov. 2017. 


Want to learn more about Austin's sidewalks?

Let's take a walk: A look at Sidewalks in Austin. View a helpful handout that breaks down the history of sidewalks in Austin, the state of the sidewalks, how sidewalks are funded and built, benefits and how you can get involved to make a difference.


Get Involved!

Learn about ATX Walk Bike Roll - – a project to update our Sidewalk, Urban Trails, and Bikeway Plans.

Illustration of two men, one asks the other "What could the City do to improve how you get around Austin?"

Tell us what influences your decision to walk, bike, or roll places, and how we can make sidewalks, urban trails, and bikeways better. Take our survey here.

Not interested in ATX Walk Bike Roll? There are many other ways to get involved. Work with your council elected mayor and council members. Be informed on local elections or engage in local government at City Hall by serving on a board or commission that is important to you.

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