Plans for new, high quality bicycle facilities on 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue will also be discussed at an Open House meeting at the end of the month.
Friday, January 11
Staff Report Midtown Alliance and the City of Atlanta Department of Planning & Community Development will be hosting an Open House later this month to get feedback on plans for a new sidewalk and bicycle project on Juniper Street that will help transform the corridor into one of Atlanta’s greenest streets. The Open House will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 5-7 p.m. at 999 Peachtree Street, Suite 500. See here to register. Plans for new, high quality bicycle facilities in Midtown on 10th Street, and Piedmont Avenue will also be discussed. Midtown Alliance and City of Atlanta representatives will kick off the meeting with a brief presentation between 5 and 5:30 p.m. of each project and how they fit into the City’s Connect Atlanta …
Bicycle initiatives demonstrate City’s commitment to key partnerships and investments with new bicycle improvements aimed at safety
Last week, Mayor Kasim Reed and various bicycle transportation partners, including the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, Midtown Alliance and the Georgia Institute of Technology, announced a pair of new initiatives to boost rider safety, sustainability and access. During a news conference at Tech Square near the intersection of 5th and West Peachtree streets, there was a celebration of the completion of a bicycle improvement project. Alterations to the intersection have resulted in the City’s first raised bicycle track, green bicycle lane, two-stage left-turn box and bicycle signal at the intersection. These alterations will enable cyclists to safely cross a busy intersection and be guided by a dedicated bicycle lane and …
Atlanta has experienced a 386 percent increase in the number of people riding their bikes to work between 2000 and 2009 according to the U.S. Census Bureau.