Routes

2019 Austin White Cane Day marching route Information

 

There will be five different marching routes to choose from. Routes 1 thru 4 start promptly at 9:00 AM. Route 5 downtown starts at 8:00 AM. Please remember to bring sunscreen and water.

In order to be courteous to other pedestrianswhile waiting for the march to start, Please don’t completely block sidewalks. 

 

Route 1 – Walgreens at 4501 Guadalupe – 9:00 AM

Bus routes #1 and #345

  • Meet on the lower sidewalk along the 45th side of the Walgreens.
  • Walk west (right) along the north side of 45th.
  • Cross Guadalupe and a couple of driveways to arrive at North Lamar Blvd.
  • Cross North Lamar
  • Continue west and turn right into the 2nd driveway to enter TSBVI
  • Continue north to the event area on the right and gather in front of the DJ.

 

Route 2 –Big O’s Pit BBQ at 4707 Burnet Rd. – 9:00 AM

Bus routes #3 and #345.

 

  • Meet in the parking lot of the restaurant
  • Walk south (left) along Burnet Rd.
  • Cross several driveways leading to the intersection of 45th and Burnet.
  • Turn east along the gradual turn onto 45th
  • Continue east and turn into the 3rd driveway to enter TSBVI
  • Continue north to the event area on the right and gather in front of the DJ.

 

Route 3 – Central Market at 4001 North Lamar Blvd – 9:00 AM

Bus routes #5 and #803:

*Marchers may travel on the east and west sides of North Lamar Blvd.*

 

East side:

  • Travel north (right) along North Lamar Blvd.
  • Cross 4 driveways to arrive at 45th Street
  • Cross North Lamar Blvd.
  • Cross 45th Street
  • Continue west and turn right into the 2nd driveway to enter TSBVI
  • Continue north to the event area on the right and gather in front of the DJ.

 

Route 4 – Triangle Station on W. Guadalupe – 9:00 AM

Bbus routes #801 and #1.

 

West Side

  • Meet near the building line behind Triangle Station(SB)
  • Walk west (straight) along W. 47th crossing Triangle Avenue to arrive at North Lamar Blvd
  • Cross North Lamar Blvd at the mid-block crossing
  • Turn south (left) crossing 3 driveways until you arrive at Sunshine
  • Cross the Merger of Sunshine at North Lamar Blvd
  • Continue south (straight) to 45th Street
  • Turn west (right) on 45th
  • Continue west and turn right into the 2nd driveway to enter TSBVI
  • Continue north to the event area on the right and gather in front of the DJ.

 

 

Route 5- Austin City Hall 301 W. 2nd Street. – 8:00 AM

closest bus stop/station are from Republic Square Park

 

Travis Association for the Blind will be leading this march.  Please arrive in front of City Hall at 7:45 AM and be ready to start the march to the Texas State Capitol at 8:00 AM.

 

The marching route will travel east on Caesar Chavez crossing Lavaca and Colorado turning north on Congress Avenue staying on the West side of the street crossing, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th ,6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10, 11th streets.

 

Texas State Capitol 1100 Congress Ave

From the Capitol closest bus routes to Texas School for the Blind 1100 W. 45th Street, are located on Lavaca.  Capitol Station Northbound #803 to Sunshine Station and #3 to Burnet/45th (Stop ID 814)

 

For assistance, there will be Lions Club Volunteers at key points along the marching routes.  The sidewalks are narrow so please be respectful of other marchers. Remember we will be approaching the same entry into TSBVI around the same time.  Please be patient, it is all about public awareness and having fun. Please obey all traffic laws!