Transportation Apps

Transportation Apps

Car2Go

Short-term Smart car rentals. $35 sign-up fee + $0.41 per minute.

Uber

Similar to fancy taxicabs. $1 Safe Rides fee + $1 base fee + a computer-generated combination of $0.19 per minute and $1.30 mile. Stay wary of dynamic pricing.

Lyft

Also like fancy taxicabs, albeit less corporate in messaging. $1.60 Trust & Safety fee + $1.30 base fee + a computer generated combination of $0.27 per minute and $1.70 per mile. Same goes for those surge prices.

Carma Carpooling

On-demand carpooling. $0.20 per mile.

Spokefly

Privately owned bikeshare. $0.15 per minute.

B-cycle

Civically run bikeshare. Complex pricing structure. See www.austin.bcycle.com for details.

Cap Metro

The ol' bus, $1.25. Day passes available for $2.50. (Other options also available.)

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