Scooter | Mueller Neighborhood Tour
When: Wednesday, October 16, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Meeting Location: Mueller Central, 4550 Mueller Blvd
What: Join Smart Trips Austin, the Congress of New Urbanism, and BIRD on a quick scooter tour of the Mueller neighborhood! On this tour, you’ll be able to test out BIRD scooters for free while learning about how the area evolved from an airport to one of Austin’s most walkable neighborhoods. Explore the new protected bikeway improvements and experience the community through the stories of people who live here. More details & RSVP here.
Train | Speed Friending
When: Friday, October 18, 5:45 pm – 8:20 pm
Meeting Location: Hops and Grain, 507 Calles St #101, Austin, TX 78702
What: Looking to make new friends in your adult life on the TRAIN?! Now’s your chance! Bring your bike, wear your favorite t-shirt, and join us for a speed friending adventure on the train! Meet at Hops & Grain for a quick drink before we ride our bikes to catch the MetroRail Red Line at Plaza Saltillo. Once on the train, we will do a round of speed friending, switching seats every couple of minutes. This will be an evening you’ll never forget – and you’ll be leaving with new friends and wacky stories to tell. More details and RSVP here.
Multi-Modal | Neighborhood Hike to Red Bluff
When: Saturday, October 19th, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Meeting Location: Govalle Neighborhood Park, 5200 Bolm Road
What: Smart Trips Austin and your Eastside Neighborhoods invite you to a community hike! Austin residents will guide us through the scenic trail as they share the history of Red Bluff and a stunning viewpoint of the city. We’ll get to try out the CapMetro Pickup Service and we’ll finish at Govalle Park for sandwiches and storytelling – grab your neighbors and join! More details and RSVP here.
Bike Skills | Yellow Bike Project Pizza Party
When: Sunday, October 20th, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Meeting Location: Yellow Bike Project, 1216 Webberville Rd
What: Learn bike maintenance while enjoying a slice with Smart Trips and our friends at Yellow Bike Project. This is a perfect opportunity for beginner bicyclists to learn how to work on your own bicycle!
More details & RSVP here.
Reduced Fair ID | Enrollment Session for Seniors 65 & Older
When: Wednesday, October 23rd, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meeting Location: Wildflower Terrace, 3801 Berkman Drive
What: Smart Trips Austin and CapMetro will give a short presentation on the benefits of transit, walking, and cycling, followed by an open-enrollment session for seniors 65 and older to sign-up for Reduced Fair ID cards. Seniors 65+ receive half-price fare with CapMetro – the card costs $3 and is good for 2 years.
Transit Adventure | NoBuntu
When: Thursday, October 24th, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Meeting Location: 7000 Manor/Susquehanna
What: Capital Metro and Texas Performing Arts invite you for an unforgettable night at Bass Concert Hall with free admission to see Nobuntu — the award-winning, all-female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe — AND a free Transit Day Pass, so you can spend more time enjoying the music and less time circling UT-Austin for parking. More details & RSVP here.
Taco Walk | Rock the Park
When: Friday, October 25th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting Location: Bartholomew Park Pavilion, 5201 Berkman Drive
What: Join Smart Trips Austin as we meet our neighbors over tunes and tacos while exploring new walking routes! We will walk from Bartholomew park to KUTX’s rock the park concert at Mueller lake park. Free tacos for all participants! More details & RSVP here.
Choose Your Own Adventure | Super Saturday
When: Saturday, October 26th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Meeting Location: Mueller Browning Hangar
What: SuperSaturday is a full day of festivities including the Texas Book Festival, Austin Film Festival, and Mexic-Arte’s Viva la Vida Parade. Teaming with Council Member Kathie Tovo and Capital Metro, we invite you (and your whole family) for free coffee & tacos AND the opportunity to choose-your-own-adventure with a free Local Day Pass OR a free Guided Bike Ride downtown from Mueller’s Browning Hangar — so you can spend more time at the festivals and less time circling downtown for parking. More details & RSVP here.
Walk | Stroll the Tejano Trail
When: Sunday, October 27th, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Meeting Location: Plaza Saltillo, 1501 East 5th Street
What: Wear your favorite costume and walking shoes for a guided tour of the people-powered Tejano Healthy Walking Trail. Local resident, Lori Renteria, will guide us on The Tejano Trail highlighting the rich history and cultural heritage of this traditionally Tejano neighborhood. We’ll begin at HOPE Farmers Market for breakfast snacks on us and we’ll return back to the start to catch the Pumpkin Carving Contest (costumes are encouraged!)! More details and RSVP here.
Bike Ride | Team Snacks + Allies Slow Your Roll
When: Sunday, October 27th, 8:00 AM – 11AM
Meeting Location: Cycleast, 1619 E. Cesar Chavez St
What: We’re joining with Team Snacks for October’s Slow Your Roll Allies Edition Ride! All are welcome to join. We’ll ride the Southern Walnut Creek Trail, enjoy snacks, and end at Hope Farmers’ Market for a pumpkin carving contest! Meet 8AM at Cycleast for coffee and we’ll head out at 8:30 AM. Ride is approximately 18-20 miles. Email us if you need a bike! More details here.
Bike Clinic #3 English | Beginning City Cycling
When: Saturday, November 2nd, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Meeting Location: Eastside Memorial High School, 1012 Arthur Stiles Rd, Austin, TX 78721
What: If you’ve been wanting to learn how to bike safely and comfortably in the city, this is the class for you! Whether you’ve been wanting to start biking to work, the pool, or just around your neighborhood, this hands on class will help you get ready to start riding on city streets. More details & RSVP here.
Clase de Bici #3 Español | Empezar a Andar por la Ciudad en Bici
Cuando: Sabado, Noviembre 2, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Donde: Eastside Memorial High School, 1012 Arthur Stiles Rd, Austin, TX 78721
Que: Si usted quisiera aprender como andar en bici por la ciudad de manera segura y confortable, esta es la clase para usted! Ya sea que usted quiera empezar a ir al trabajo en bici, o a la alberca, o solo por su vecindario, esta clase interactiva lo preparara a empezar a explorar las calles de nuestra ciudad con mas confianza. Mas detalles & RSVP aqui.