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 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?