Nisa Sommers wants to volunteer 2016-07-16 08:49:52 -0400
Volunteers make our wheels turn! We'd love to have your help with our work.
Opportunities are ongoing and provide an insider experience of how the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition works to create a city where everyone can move safely, easily, and sustainably throughout the city. As a volunteer, you could support a specific project, join a committee, or help with tasks like data entry and database management.
To share your area of expertise or learn more, contact volunteer@AtlantaBike.org.
Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, affectionately known as RDA, serves as a major corridor for schools, historic neighborhoods, and businesses in Southwest Atlanta. RDA is a large street with fast traffic and a lonely stretch of bike lane between Murphy Ave and I-85. The road, whether by bike or by car, is often perilous due to potholes, debris, and jagged train tracks.
RDA turns into Georgia Avenue and runs through seven amazing Atlanta neighborhoods: Westview, West End, Adair Park, Pittsburgh, Mechanicsville, Summerhill, and Grant Park.
The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition connects these neighborhoods at Atlanta Streets Alive. You can help make this a more livable, walkable, and bikeable corridor all year-round by supporting our campaign for bike lanes and regular maintenance on RDA and Georgia Avenue.
In addition to bike lanes on RDA and Georgia Avenue, we are advocating for:
- Resurfacing and repairing dangerous potholes on RDA
- Regularly maintaining this critical corridor by sweeping trash and debris
- Paving over the hazardous out-of-use train tracks