Shifting Gears Students Are on a Roll!
Look out, Atlanta, here come 600 empowered young people on bikes who are starting to demand safe routes to schools -- ALL schools -- across the city.
Last year, 5% of the second graders in Atlanta Public Schools completed a solid curriculum unit on bike safety through our Shifting Gears program. This year, we reached 13% -- and we aim to double that amount with classes in 18 APS elementary schools in 2020.Read more
No, you don't have to wait until spring to ride your new bike!
On Saturday, December 9, while many Atlantans were building snowmen or sipping hot cocoa, scores of children from Southwest Atlanta gathered in the West End for a very special day. Free Bikes for Kids, known as FB4K, spent the summer and fall months securing and tuning up hundreds of bikes to give away to kids. FB4K enlisted the help of Atlanta Bicycle Coalition's Education Program to lead the kids on their first ride on their brand new bikes — and to teach them how to bike safely.Read more
Bike Clubs forming at Atlanta Public School Campuses
Spring is in the air and schools are activating bike clubs in campuses all over the map here in Atlanta Public Schools. ABC recognizes that shifting mindsets of youth will change the world. Of note are these three APS Bike Clubs.Read more