TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Unplugged at the Grove – July14 | 2016

Watching live music at the Shady Grove under the pecans and summer night sky is part of what makes Austin — well, Austin — unless everyone else in town is also planning to go to Unplugged at the Grove! Thinking about going to see The Reverend Horton Heat & Dale Watson play on July 14? Avoid the headache and take the MetroRapid down to Shady Grove with Smart Trips instead!

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TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Bubblepalooza! – July 16 | 2016

Our favorite summer family event Bubblepalooza! returns for its fourth year! The Long Center’s free, annual celebration of open play invites everyone to spend time on the City Terrace and expansive lawns to enjoy live music, chalk art, trailer food, breathtaking views of downtown Austin and — of course — tons of bubbles!

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Date Night on the RapidBus

URBAN ADVENTURE | Guadalupe Date Night | 2016

Spend more time with your date than circling for parking on this Guadalupe Date Night itinerary.

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Eat, Walk, Live! Walking Group | June-August | 2016

Smart Trips Austin will be sponsoring a weekly walking club presented by Born Again Bodies at the Hancock Recreation Center. This group is designed to build your strength and confidence so that you can travel throughout your neighborhood comfortably and independently. The energetic Pam Parker of Born Again Bodies will offer strength training and health tips followed by a jaunt around the Hancock Center Trails. Take the skills you learn at the club home to improve balance and fitness so that you can safely travel via your own two feet. We hope to see you there! All Eat, Walk, Live! sessions are free and open to the public.

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Bike Fix-A-Thons | July | 2016

Smart Trips Austin and the Ghisallo Foundation are hosting a series of FREE Bike Fix-a-Thons! Wobbly wheels, fussy brakes, broken spokes, cut cables, and loose screws are no match for the Smart Trips bike repair team. Bring that busted bicycle to one of our sessions to learn basic bicycle maintenance, repair skills and how to perform a safety check on your own.

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Bike Start + Mini Bike Club | July 12 & 14 | 2016

Smart Trips Austin and Ghisallo are hosting a Bike Start for all kids who want to learn how to ride a bike. First timers and new bikers are welcome to join Ghisallo’s friendly instructors at Northwest Recreation Center to practice balance, steering, stopping, basic bicycle safety, and bike maintenance.

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City Cycling & Guided Ride | July 19|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 July 19th at Texas School for the Blind.

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Walk & Roll to Shakespeare in the Park | June 23 | 2016

Welcome summer with a stroll or roll from The Triangle to Ramsey Park. Smart Trips Austin and Bike Austin will be offering a pre-show Family Fun Ride around the Rosedale neighborhood. The ride will end at Ramsey Park just in time for Shakespeare in the Park presented by the Something for Nothing Company. Don’t have a or don’t want to bike? Don’t worry! We will also lead a concurrent group walk to the play.

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Blues on the Green

TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Blues on the Green – June 22 |2016

Going down to Zilker Park to listen to live music is a summer right of passage in Austin — unless everyone else in town is also planning to go to Blues on the Green! Thinking about going to see Wild Child and Max Frost play on June 22? Avoid the headache and take the MetroRapid down to the park instead.

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Guadalupe Corridor renderings

How Might Transit Re-shape the Guadalupe Corridor? |2016

The City of Austin Transportation Department (ATD) hosted two Open Houses to review and discuss scenarios and the preferred recommendation for how to enhance mobility, safety and quality of life along the Guadalupe corridor. Couldn’t make it? Here’s a quick guide to everything they discussed!

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