Join us to participate in the upcoming 2019 City:One Challenge. 

The Propose phase is now closed, and we are now reviewing applications. Finalists will be selected in a few weeks, so stay tuned!

Challenge Brief

For a detailed look at the synthesis of the research conducted during the Explore phase, read the full Austin Challenge Report here. For easy access to information on the Opportunity Areas, Evaluation Criteria, and Supplemental Resources, view the Challenge Brief here.

The Opportunity

The Challenge’s goal is to identify opportunities to create immediate impact for residents of Travis County and support long-term improvements to how people get around Austin.

A total of $100,000 in funding is available to test or deploy winning proposals in Austin.  Up to two pilots may be selected for funding with this demonstration funding pool. Terms of the award will be executed via a Statement of Work with the Winner(s), and all promising proposals will be considered for further partnership by Austin and Challenge partners. In addition, all Finalists will may their applications reviewed by groups at Ford. Winners may have the chance to pitch to groups at Ford as well.

The Challenge Question

How might we make it easier for East Austin community members to live a healthier life through improved mobility and transportation?

 Opportunity Areas

  1. Supporting health during the unexpected
  2. Providing trusted healthy services
  3. Delivering health to those who want it
  4. Connecting neighborhoods to hubs
  5. Other


 If you have any questions about the City:One Challenge process, you can contact us at  or refer to our FAQs.

Do you want to get involved in this challenge?

We follow a process with phases. Currently we are in the Refine phase. You can participate by giving feedback and suggestions to the selected ideas.
172 contributions
150 ideas
150 final ideas
Starts Dec 21, 2019
Announced Jan 23, 2020
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