Andy Austin has been a frequent user of the Trail for forty years, beginning shortly after he moved to Austin in 1982. Andy is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Texas Law School, and was a United States Magistrate Judge for 21 years before he retired in June 2021. He was a founding board member of Bike Share of Austin, and worked for many years with the Republic Square Partners throughout the redevelopment of Republic Square Park. He has also been involved in many capacities with Austin’s oldest bike club, the Violet Crown Sports Association. Currently, Andy is on the adjunct faculty at the University of Texas Law School and St. Mary’s University Law School, and serves on the board of the Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation.