Driving

If you will be traveling by car, there is paid parking available on campus, located here. We recommend the Brazos Garage as it is closest to the building hosting the conference. There is also the Trinity Garage and Manor Garage, also located on campus. There is an additional paid lot one block east of the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum.

 

Public Transportation

Capital Metro buses provide a clean, inexpensive and reliable way to get around Central Texas. Commute to work, meet up with friends or simply explore the city with routes serving local neighborhoods, universities, downtown and other popular destinations. This service is the workhorse of public transit, count on these routes to get you just about anywhere you need to go.

Plan Your Trip

Our MetroBus service includes Routes:

  • 1-99 (service to and from downtown with convenient, regular stops)
  • 100-199 (MetroFlyer routes are limited-stop service between downtown and outlying neighborhoods or the airport)*
  • 200-299 (connections to transit centers, Park & Rides and neighborhoods)
  • 300-399 (crosstown neighborhood service that bypasses downtown)
  • 400-499 (late-night service, rail connectors, flex routes and circulator buses)
  • 600-699 (service connecting the University of Texas campus and residential areas

Fares

Single Ride $1.25
Day Pass $2.50
7-Day Pass $11.25

 

Ride Sharing

If you will not be traveling by car, the following ride sharing companies exist in Austin. As of now, Austin does not have Uber or Lyft operating inside the city limits.

Lyft

  • Lyft is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Choose Lyft and get the most affordable ride in town.
  • No matter where you end up, count on Lyft for rides in minutes. The Lyft app matches you with friendly local drivers at the tap of a button. Just request and go. After the ride, simply pay through your phone.
  • Your ride doesn’t just have to be from A to B. With Lyft and Lyft Plus, you can make multiple stops per ride.

Uber

  • Choose your ride and set your location. You’ll see your driver’s picture and vehicle details, and can track their arrival on the map.
  • No phone calls to make, no pick-ups to schedule. With 24/7 availability, request a ride any time of day, any day of the year.
  • uberPOOL matches you with riders headed in the same direction. It’s always the cheapest way to Uber. And sharing the ride adds only a few minutes to your trip.
  • Request a ride on-demand at over 400 airports across the globe. And with multiple vehicle options, there’s plenty of room for all your luggage.

Wingz

  • Background checked drivers will pick you up without increasing prices, no matter what.
  • The company says even if there is an alien invasion, the cost to ride will never change.
  • Will pick up and drop off at the Austin airport

zTrip

  • Book a ride now or later without surge pricing.
  • Will pick up and drop off at the Austin airport
  • This app will help you plan ahead for your flight by scheduling a taxi or VIP car to pick you up immediately or later in the day.

FARE

  • No surge pricing
  • Will pick up and drop off at the Austin airport
  • Find a driver you like? This app lets you choose the driver you prefer without changing prices.
  • Take the stress out of traveling, you can schedule a trip up to seven days in advance with this app.

GetMe

  • Whether you want to ride a motorcycle or in a limo, this app offers numerous options for you to get where you need to go.
  • They also provide drivers who have gone through extensive background checks and interview processes.
  • Will pick up and drop off at the Austin airport

RideAustin

  • Riders pay less and drivers earn more
  • Following fingerprinting guidelines
  • Riders can choose a charity and proceeds from each ride will be donated by Ride Austin
  • They have officially launched their app and are accepting rides from the 78701 to 78705 zip codes
  • Will pick up and drop off at the Airport

Fasten

  • It has recruited thousands of drivers.
  • Arrival times (ETA) for Austin passengers have averaged 5 minutes, and will continue to go down as the company continues to add drivers and serve additional geographic regions around Texas’ capital.
  • More than 80 percent of riders become return customers, completing two or more rides in just two weeks, despite numerous new vendors entering the market.