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April Is Distracted Driver Awareness Month

Between 2013 and 2017, distracted driving contributed to 17% of fatal crashes in Austin. At Smart Trips Austin we want EVERYONE to have the safest possible trip, so here are some smart tips to help you keep your eyes on the road.

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SMART TRIPS AUSTIN IS HIRING TWO OUTREACH AMBASSADORS FOR 2019

Are you passionate about helping people connect to their community? Do you want to have an impact in assisting fellow Austinites increase their mobility by walking, bicycling, scooting, riding the bus, and carpooling? If so, this job is for you!

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Smart Trips Austin is Hiring A Communications Ambassador for the 2019 Program!

Are you passionate about helping people connect to their community? Do you want to play an impactful role in assisting fellow Austinites increase their mobility by walking, bicycling, scooting, riding the bus, and carpooling? If so, this job is for you!

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4 Must Watch Videos for Beginner Urban Cyclists

Biking is a fun, cheap and easy way to get around Central Austin. But, sometimes it is hard to make the transition from social biking to biking with purpose. That is why our Smart Trips Ambassadors have put together a list of great videos that will help you feel more prepared and excited about biking.

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Best Apps for Getting Around Town

Our Smart Trips ambassadors have put together a list of the best FREE apps to help you make the most out of travel.

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Keeping It Cool 101: Eastside Edition

Is it me or is it getting hotter? As we get further into the Summer month it is a top priority that everyone stays safe and cool when getting around town. Read on to for some Smart Tips on how to stay comfortable as you walk, bike, and ride through Austin.

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Meet Your Smart Trips – Eastside Ambassadors!

Whether it be a trip to the local recreation center, catching some live music, or hanging out at our favorite restaurant, we believe transportation options like walking, biking, transit, and sharing rides are a way to connect people to their families, friends, and their community. With friendly faces and a personalized touch, our aim is to decrease single-occupancy car trips and increase the use of more sustainable transportation options through community outreach and one-on-one educational discussions.

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