Austin Transportation Resources
Getting around Austin - An overview
Passenger traffic at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport was 9,080,875 up 5% from 2010.
Photo Courtesy of TxDOT
Moving, be it across town or to another state, is a detail-oriented process that is further complicated by the fact that laws and regulations are far more often than not different in a resident’s new home than one’s old home. This fact is particularly true when it comes to getting a new driver’s license, vehicle registration and vehicle titling. Another of the most important challenges when moving to a new city is learning how to get around learning how to navigate around new streets and the location of important landmarks such as the airport.
Never fear–here’s some basic information on getting around in Austin, Texas:
Austin doesn’t yet have a subway, however it does have Capital MetroRail. In any case, it’s pretty easy to get around nonetheless:
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)3600 Presidential Blvd., Austin, TX 78719 (Located near Texas 71 and 183 South) 512-530-ABIA www.ci.austin.tx.us/austinairport
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro or sometimes call Cap Metro)512-474-1200 www.capmetro.org Serves the cities of Austin, Leander, Lago Vista, Pflugerville, Jonestown and Manor.
Capital MetrolRail512-389-7400 www.capmetro.org/metrorail/ Serves Downtown Austin and its northern suburbs.
Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS)800-456-RIDE (7433) www.ridecarts.com Serves Round Rock, Pflugerville, Manor, San Marcos, Smithville and others.
Greyhound Station 916916. E. Koenig Lane, Austin, TX 78751 (West of IH-35 and near Highland Mall) 800-231-2222 www.greyhound.com
American Yellow Checker Cab Company10315 McKalla Place, Austin 512-452-9999
Austin Cab Company
1135 Gunter Street, Austin
Austin Shuttle Service8650 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin 512-795-4926
Ace Taxi2023 N. Mays Street, Round Rock 512-244-1133 OR 930-9800
Austin Cab Co. and Para Transit Service1135 Gunter Street, Suite 105, Austin 512-478-2222
Cabs Agent4131 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin 512-338-0017
Lone Star Cab Company208 W. Powell Lane, Austin 512-836-4900
Roy’s Taxi90 East Avenue, Austin 512-482-0000
Taxi VIP10616 Mellow Meadows, Austin 888-869-4703
Texas Style Limousines8760 Research Boulevard #A 512-797-4831
Time Warner Cab7130 Howerington Circle, Austin 512-928-1531
Yellow Cab10630 Joseph Clayton, Bldg A, Austin 512-452-9999 www.yellowcabaustin.com
Amtrak250 N. Lamar Blvd. (5th & Lamar), Austin 512-476-5684, 800-872-7245 www.amtrak.com
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