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Ney Day Bike Valet | May 21|2016

Smart Trips is sponsoring bicycle parking for visitors going to Ney Day on Saturday, May 21. Ney Day is the Elisabet Ney Museum’s celebration of 19th century sculptor, Elisabet Ney, and her legacy. This year’s event is going to be bigger than ever, featuring live music, trapeze artists, and plenty of hands-on artistic activities!

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City Cycling Class | June 10 |2016

How would you describe yourself as a cyclist? Are you interested, yet cautious? Don’t worry, Smart Trips Austin and Bike Austin want to help you overcome any barriers that many experience when you begin to (or desire to) ride your bicycle as transportation. We will be hosting a free City Cycling Class on June 10th at Central Market.

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WALKING TOUR | West Austin Studio Tour – May 22 |2016

Hyde Park in May is so lovely, we decided to schedule a West Austin Studio Tour walking tour starting at Quack’s 43rd St. Bakery. Join us by arriving on foot, by bike, carpooling or by using Capital Metro. Bus service nearby: #7, #10 and #338 will get you there!

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Neighborhood Walks to SFC Farmers’ Market – May 4, 11, 18 |2016

Join us on a guided walk to your local SFC Farmers’ Market at the Triangle. Sustainable food deserves a sustainable trip to your home! Each week, we will gather starting at 5:00pm and depart at 5:30pm sharp for about a twenty minute walk to the Farmers’ Market. Bring your reusable bags and grocery list.

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West Austin Studio Tour | May 14-15 & 21-22, 2016

TRANSIT ADVENTURE | West Austin Studio Tour – May 14 |2016

Discovering new galleries and art studios across the city is harder when everyone else is trying to do it at the same time. Leave your car at home and let’s take the MetroRapid #803 instead!

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TRANSIT ADVENTURE | West Austin Studio Tour – May 15 | B-CYCLE EDITION! |2016

Check out an alternative and fun mode to see new and interesting art in Austin courtesy of Smart Trips & Austin B-cycle!

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URBAN ADVENTURE| Kid’s Day on North Burnet |2016

Ready to #TryTransit? Take your kids on a SELF-GUIDED Transit Adventure, along North Burnet Road, for some family-friendly fun this weekend and earn parenting superhero status!
Bus Routes: 5, 323, 325, 803 will get you there! Plan your trip: http://www.capmetro.org/planner. Download the app: http://www.capmetro.org/app

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Cyclofemme: Mother’s Day Ride – May 8 |2016

Join us on a CycloFemme ride in honor of Mother’s Day. All mothers, daughters, and bicycles are welcome. This cruise will be about a ten mile adventure through the Hyde Park, North Loop and Rosedale Neighborhoods. The pace will be “social” to promote comfort and feminine fellowship.

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Why Taking Transit Makes Such a Difference |2016

With 110 people moving to Austin every single day, it’s no surprise that traffic seems to be getting worse, even though we’ve added hundreds of miles of new roads in the past decade. We are simply running out of space for traffic lanes and need to find new ways to move more people on the same infrastructure. This animated .gif does a great job of showing why trying alternatives once a week can make such a big difference!

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Never Fear, Smart Trips is Here! |2016

Austin is special. It’s weird. It’s beautiful. It’s full of music. It’s full of history. It’s full of innovative minds. It’s full of passionate voices. It’s full of bats and armadillos. It’s also full of cars.

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