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Transit Trips Made Possible: First/Last Mile Solutions | January 2018

Have you considered taking transit but find the nearest stop to be just too far away from your home or destination? We understand this predicament and even have a name for it – the first/last mile challenge. Many people don’t want to rely solely on their car to travel but find themselves just too far away from public transit. If this describes you, here are a few options to consider to help close the gap to the bus stop.

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Austin Winter Commuting Tips

Sure, Austin winters may be mild compared to some cities but the shortened, chillier days present a few challenges for many that walk and bike for transportation. Yet, with a few tips winter can be a great time to keep moving around the city.

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Winter Wheelers Challenge! | December 2017

Have you joined the Winter Wheelers challenge? Hundreds of Austinites are now signed up and logging rides! There’s still time and chances to win prizes.

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Meet the Smart Trips: Central South Austin Outreach Team! | October 2017

Whether it be a trip down the street to a local farmer’s market, catching some live music, or exploring the city, we believe transportation options are a way to connect people to their families, friends, and their community at large. With friendly faces and a personalized touch, our aim is to decrease single-occupancy car trips and increase the use of transportation options through community outreach and education to help you explore the city in a whole new way!

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Warhol does Dolly

TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Warhol: by the Book – Jan 21 | 2017

Join us to take the MetroRail downtown for the the Waller #CreekShow, which promises to surprise and delight spectators with light installations, special events, kids activities, and live music along Waller Creek, in the Red River Cultural District!

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TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Waller Creek Show – Nov 18 | 2016

Join us to take the MetroRail downtown for the the Waller #CreekShow, which promises to surprise and delight spectators with light installations, special events, kids activities, and live music along Waller Creek, in the Red River Cultural District!

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Ride with Pride Austin

TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Austin PRIDE Parade – Aug 27 | 2016

Each year, the Austin PRIDE Parade keeps getting bigger and better, drawing a record number of parade participants and spectators to the streets of downtown Austin, including over 120+ entries, floats, special live performances & more! Don’t get stuck hunting for parking. Put on your best cirque-inspired ensemble, join us at The Triangle, and #RidewithPride down to the parade!

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Get Ice Cream Social!

URBAN ADVENTURE | Get “Ice Cream Social” | 2016

When the mercury hits 100 degrees, many Austinites head to Barton Springs. The rest of us, head out for ice cream! While 87% of Americans have ice cream in their freezer at any given time, we suggest getting “ice cream social” by taking a Transit Adventure and checking out some of our favorite local Austin ice cream parlors….

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Get Your Shop on!

URBAN ADVENTURE | You Go Girl! (803 North) | 2016

MetroRapid connects the best of Austin and is great for organizing a Transit Adventure with friends because it comes so frequently, which means you can take groups out on the town and not worry about bringing a schedule. Check out our picks for a “YOU GO GIRL!” Tour on the 803 MetroRapid Northbound OR choose your own Transit Adventure in four easy steps.

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