Pedestrian and Parking Update, March 2, 2020

Pedestrian and Parking Update, March 2, 2020

Take the Map with you. Use the QR Codes

Look for new pedestrian signs along sidewalks in the Capitol Complex. The six-foot, A-frame signs have been refreshed with updated maps and a QR code for easier access to the online campus map. Use your smart phone to scan the QR code and open a pdf of the Capitol Complex map you can take along with you.

Safe Crosswalks:
  • To cross MLK Blvd. at:
    • Colorado – Both crosswalks are accessible for travel to the Blanton Café or the Bullock Museum.
    • Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use the western crosswalk closest to the Blanton Café. Note: This intersection is now a pedestrian-only crossing.
    • Brazos (at the ERS Building) – Use the (Blanton) north sidewalk along MLK Blvd. to San Jacinto, cross MLK Blvd. using the eastern crosswalk closest to the bridge over the creek (just before Trinity Street).
    • San Jacinto (to go to the Capitol) – Use the east crosswalk to travel south on San Jacinto Street and the eastern sidewalk to travel south towards the Capitol.
Closed Sidewalks:
  • Closed – MLK Blvd. east bound sidewalk from Congress Avenue (in front of Bullock Museum) to San Jacinto.
  • Closed – West side sidewalk along the 18th block of Brazos and the crosswalk over MLK Blvd. at Brazos.
  • Closed – Southbound sidewalks in the 18th block of San Jacinto (ERS building).
  • Closed – South sidewalk from Parking Garage G on Trinity to San Jacinto is closed. Use the sidewalk along the Central Services Building to travel between San Jacinto and Trinity Streets.

See the Safe Sidewalk Routes Map on pedestrian signs at most intersections for best options.

Capital Metro bus routes

Click here or call 512-474-1200 for latest route updates.

Capitol Complex Parking

Free 30-minute Visitor Parking in Garage R

As a courtesy to Capitol Complex visitors, the Texas Facilities Commission has installed 17 new 30-minute, public visitor parking spaces on the first floor of Garage R. Only these designated spaces are open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. DPS will ticket any vehicles exceeding the time limit and vehicles with State parking permits. The Brazos entrance to this garage is open.

NOTE: Visitors with large and oversized vehicles should use the public parking metered spaces at State Lot 19.

For more information on visitor parking in the Capitol Complex visit our “Travel page.”

Important Safety Reminders


WATCH YOUR STEP – There is uneven pavement everywhere due to the construction.


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