As we work to make biking in Atlanta safe, equitable, and appealing, here are some key metrics we are tracking. 

 

1. City of Atlanta Bicycle Infrastructure (Data provided by City of Atlanta Office of Mobility Planning)

Bicycle Facility Type Miles - Jan 2017 Miles - Jan 2018
Bike Lane 43.5 46
Buffered Bike Lane 3 5
Multi-Use Path 36 42
Protected Bike Lane 2.7 4
Sharrows 16 16
Uphill Bike Lane/Downhill Sharrows 3 3
Total 104 116

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2. Atlanta Bicycle Coalition Goals from our 2017-2020 Strategic Plan

Goal Progress to date

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition has 3,000 diverse and engaged individual members

1,529 members; membership survey needed to assess diversity & engagement

All City of Atlanta residents live within 1/2 mile of the bikeway network

According to research on our behalf by Alta Planning, this figure is currently 60%

Build 100 new miles of bike network, including 20 miles of protected bike lanes

116 miles including 4 miles protected bike lanes

Increase percentage of people biking in the city of Atlanta by 15% annually

2015: 0.7% of commutes are by bicycle alone 
2016: 1.4%

City of Atlanta allocates $2.5 million in the annual general fund line item to connect gaps, maintain, and improve the bikeway network

Requested for FY 2019 city budget

 

Bike share stations installed in Equitable Target Areas, as defined by the Atlanta Regional Commission

2016: ABC, City, and partners create Bike Champions program to conduct community engagement around bike share

2017: 6 stations installed in West End

2018: TSPLOST approved $3M to add 500 bikes

City adopts goal that no one dies in traffic

2015: Mayor Reed signed on to the "Mayors' Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets"

2017: Then-candidate, now Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms commits to the goal in response to our questionnaire

2018: Atlanta's Transportation Plan includes assessment of High Injury Network and calls for "Safer Streets" policy

Bike crashes with injury reduced by 25% annually

Between 2014 and 2015 injury crashes fell by 16%

(from 142 to 119)

Make rental housing on bikeway network more affordable by eliminating required car parking spaces for housing developments

Zoning update underway (summary & slides)

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