UPDATE: The Mayor has called and gathered a Bike & Pedestrian Master Plan Committee–the first meeting will be Aug. 22nd, 2016 In 1999, to some fanfare, Athens prepared to stripe the county’s first bike lanes (this almost 25 years after Athens first attempts at a comprehensive bikeway system). Two years later, ACC approved a Bike […]
Aug. 26: Let’s search for some shade! As fall approaches, the shadows lengthen. And we are on the look out for all the shady backstreets. Join us August 26th for a fun, shady & cool, 5 mile leisure cruise through Athens. As always, we’ll start at City Hall @ 6:00pm before looping back around to […]
From July 25-August 8, MACORTS, our local MPO, is accepting public comment on revisions to two planning documents (the 2015-2018 TIP and the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan) that touch on 3 projects: The Loop 10 / Lexington Interchange UPDATE (7.28.16): the proposed revision would accelerate the ROW-phase for this project from FY 19 to FY 17. […]
It’s only been about 10 days since we sealed the deal to move the BRP shop and BikeAthens HQ into 1075 West Broad, but we’ve accomplished a ton of work in that time. Our wonderful BRP volunteers disassembled the existing, dilapidated office, creating 0.85 tons of “garbage burritos.” A process that also uncovered a pair […]
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