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Reconnecting an Urban Waterfront and Boardwalk Trail (Friday)

Reconnecting an Urban Waterfront and Boardwalk Trail (Friday)

Come bike along Lady Bird Lake on the City’s beautiful new Boardwalk – built partly over the river and partly on land – to glose a gap and create a continuous 10-mile hike-and-bike trail. The much-beloved trail attracts more than 1.5 million visits a year.  Along the way, you will hear about a major master plan to redesign and redevelop the adjoining area of the city (directly across the water from Downtown), which lacks a connected street grid, including a current street redesign project funded with a GreeningAmerica’s Capitals EPA Smart Growth grant.

Led by:
Alan Holt, City of Austin, Urban Design, Principal Planner
David Taylor, City of Austin, Project Manager

WalkShop: Reconnecting an Urban Waterfront and Boardwalk Trail


This tour will travel by bike. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes, wear comfortable business casual attire, and bring sunscreen. Bikes, helmets, and refillable water bottles will be provided.