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Designing Cities Location 2015

The conference will take place at the JW Marriott Hotel in Austin, TX.

110 E 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701

JW Marriott Austin


JW Marriott

NACTO rate: $229/night + tax

There are no more rooms available at the main conference hotel, the JW Marriott.

Radisson Hotel & Suites

NACTO rate: $225/night + tax

Please reserve your room at NACTO’s special reservation link by October 9, 2015 to ensure this low rate.

A limited number of rooms are available at this discounted rate.


RideScout: The Official Transportation App of the Designing Cities Conference
RideScout is a mobile app that helps you get from point A to point B faster and smarter. Available for iOS and Android, RideScout shows you real-time information about transportation options that are available right now. Download RideScout and get all transit, bus, bikeshare, taxi, carshare, rideshare, parking and walking directions in one view.  Now available in 70 cities across the U.S. and Canada.

Public Transit – MetroAirport Bus
From the Austin–Bergstrom International Airport: The MetroAirport bus will be waiting on the hour and half hour on the lower level, right outside the baggage claim, on the far right end of the passenger pick-up terminal. Look for the arrows and signs that read “Capital Metro.” Bring $1.75 in exact change or buy passes on the CapMetro App. Feel free to bring luggage; there is plenty of space in the luggage racks. Bring your bike, if you’d like. Ride takes 20-30 minutes, depending on where you are boarding the bus. All times are estimated, please arrive at your stop 5 to 10 minutes early.

Regional Travel
For those traveling from other cities in the Austin region, Amtrak and Megabus provide convenient options.

Bike parking will be available at the JW Marriott, courtesy of Dero.