Tanya Hamburger wants to volunteer 2019-04-29 06:25:22 -0400
Volunteers make our wheels turn! We'd love to have your help with our work. View, select and sign up for any of our available opportunities here.
These volunteer opportunities are ongoing and provide an insider experience of how the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is making Atlanta better by bike:
On first and third Fridays, volunteers help with the clerical tasks, like data entry and database management, membership fulfillment, event preparations and other essential tasks. Sign up to help out at the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition office!
Bike Education Aide
Help us boost the comfort and confidence of Atlantans who want to pedal the city. Assist one of our classes as a Bike Ed Aide.
Atlanta Streets Alive
We connected neighborhoods and opened streets for walking, biking and playing—four times in 2016. Your help creates a healthy, sustainable and vibrant street experience for each route. Click here to volunteer for our 2018 routes!
For more about our volunteer opportunities, contact volunteer@AtlantaBike.org.Become a volunteer
@tanyajohnson tweeted link to Pledge for Safe Streets. 2019-04-29 06:25:06 -04008% of Atlanta's streets are responsible for 88% of traffic fatalities and more than half of serious injuries. It doesn't have to be this way. Take pledge for Safe Streets. https://www.atlantabike.org/safestreetspledge?recruiter_id=14779
As more Atlantans looks for ways to opt-out of traffic, get active, and strengthen community connections, the lack of safe streets for people walking, biking, using wheelchairs, scooting, or waiting for the bus is unavoidable -- and unacceptable.
From 2014 to 2016, 75 people died and 872 were severely injured in car collisions on Atlanta’s streets. These were crashes involving people driving, biking, and walking.
Most of the severe injuries and fatal crashes occurred on just a handful of city streets -- what's known as the “High-Injury Network”. In fact, less than 8% of streets in the City of Atlanta account for 88% of traffic fatalities. Read more on why we can't ignore Atlanta's High Injury Network.
We believe no one should die during their commute or using the Atlanta roads.
We can do something about traffic deaths. Cities across the world have adopted Vision Zero policies aimed at eliminating all traffic fatalities and severe injuries while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all. Cities are also investing in transportation systems and infrastructure that provide Safe Streets for All, by reducing motor vehicle speeds to safe levels and providing safe spaces for all different ways of getting around.1,374 pledges
Join us as we call on the City of Atlanta to:
- Officially adopt a Vision Zero program that puts safety and equity first
- Fund and build safe streets for all through approved plans including Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' Action Plan for Safer Streets
- Prioritize the High-Injury Network streets for safety interventions
Sign the pledge to say YES to funding, building, and creating safe streets for all.
Goal: 1,000+ signatures
Update: We've delivered over 1,000 signatures to Mayor Bottoms! Yours will help us demonstrate the growing demand for Safe Streets.
(Note that we request your address because we need to show that there is broad, citywide support for safe and Complete Streets. We do not share your information with anyone.)