Weigh In on Downtown Wayfinding The City of Austin is hosting a community forum tonight on the Downtown Austin Wayfinding Program , asking residents to sound off on the draft philosophy of the plan. What is wayfinding? Its an effort to better direct commuters and visitors through downtown, pointing pedestrians and cyclists to the best travel paths, and drivers to parking spots. The city states : Over the past few months, the Downtown Wayfinding Project team has analyzed existing conditions in and around Downtown Austin and interviewed stakeholders in the community to gain an understanding of how commuters, residents, visitors, and tourists move through downtown. From that, the team has drafted a philosophy for navigating Downtown Austin that will serve as a foundation for developing acomprehensivewayfinding system.