What to know about the Peachtree Center Avenue Bike Lanes

The Atlanta Downtown Improvement District and the City of Atlanta have completed construction on the protected two-way bike lane along Peachtree Center Avenue (between Peachtree Street and Edgewood Avenue) to provide a safe north-south cycling route through the heart of Downtown.  This protected bike lane will connect to other bikeways planned in Downtown on Peachtree Street, John Portman Boulevard, Edgewood Avenue and Auburn Avenue, as well as the citywide network proposed in Cycle Atlanta. Read more

Congrats to our summer 2015 Earn-a-Bike Graduates

After eight weeks of hands-on classes, 40 adults walked away with their own bicycles at the Earn-a-Bike graduation last week. Read more

Five reasons to apply for our bike advocacy bootcamp

Atlanta is a city of doers. We are not content sitting on the sidelines waiting for our city to make improvements. We make our own change. And that's why we are launching our first-ever advocacy bootcamp.  Read more

Tour de BeltLine 2015 a Success!

About 500 people joined us in Grant Park for the Tour de BeltLine to ride bikes, learn more about the Atlanta BeltLine corridor, and spend an afternoon relaxing with friends new and old. Read more

Bike Week 2015 Recap

In case you haven't heard, last week was a huge week for biking in Atlanta! We're taking a look back at all the bike news and events in Atlanta: on social media and in the news!  Read more

City of Atlanta accepting applications for Chief Bicycle Officer

Chief. Bicycle. Officer. For the last three years, ABC has worked with multiple stakeholders to broker a deal for the creation of a Chief Bicycle Officer for the City of Atlanta. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is happy to announce that the city is officially accepting applications for the position of Chief Bicycle Officer! (Please see the job description here.) Read more

It's Bike Week in Atlanta!

Bike Month is kicking into high gear with a week packed full with great bike events. We just wanted to drop you a note so you don't miss out. Let's celebrate the change we're seeing in our city (hello bike lanes on Peachtree Street), and have fun while pushing for more!  Read more

Atlanta City Council approves Infrastructure Bond list

Atlanta City Council voted unanimously to APPROVE the $250 million Infrastructure Bond project list Monday, May 4, after a lively discussion. Councilmembers previously asked for a breakdown of the project list by council district, an amendment that apparently was met, although we haven't seen the breakdown yet. Read more

Advocacy Update: Infrastructure Bond

In March, Atlanta voters approved a $250 million infrastructure bond that would repair roads, fix bridges, and add bike lanes and complete streets projects throughout Atlanta. Voters approved a draft project list, and Councilmembers will discuss (and potentially vote on) that list today. Read more

Everyday is Bike Day

In many cities across the U.S., May is known for one thing--National Bike Month. In the past, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition has hosted a score of bike month events, from commuter breakfasts to a ride with Mayor Kasim Reed. We love celebrating the simple freedom of a bicycle and connecting with others in bike communities around Atlanta. Read more

Spread the Word: Atlanta is #EverydayBiking

We know everyday biking is on the rise in Atlanta. Many people are hitting the streets of Atlanta on two wheels, commuting, running errands and socializing to prove it. Bike share is just around the bend and new bike lanes are being built.   Read more

Registration is Open for the Tour de BeltLine 2015

The Annual Atlanta BeltLine Bike Tour is back with brand new routes, name, and identity! For seven years, the Annual Atlanta BeltLine Bike Tour has been one of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s favorite events. Read more

Atlanta Streets Alive kicks off in the West End

Sunday morning thunderstorms and a tornado watch couldn't keep thousands of Atlantans from heading to the West End Sunday, April 19th, 2015 to participate in our fourteenth Atlanta Streets Alive (and our second one in the West End.) Each street had something a little different to offer, whether you were on foot, bike, wheelchair, or rollerblades! Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard was bustling with activity, from the Music in the Park performances to kids' games.  Read more

#WeLoveWestEnd

  Photo by Fenglong Photography Atlanta Streets Alive is a very big part of what we do. Read more

Atlanta Streets Alive kicks off 2015 season in the Historic West End April 19th

The streets of Atlanta’s West End will spring to life on Sunday, April 19 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., as a 3.5-mile loop in the Historic West End is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic. Read more