In this August 13, 2014 issue… Athens Newest Bike Lane: Thinking Inside the Box More on Bike Infrastructure Improvements at UGA… Athens Team Riding Strong! BRP Says ‘Goodbye’ to Amanda Kenney Down the Road and Elsewhere: 8 / 24 – Don’t Be Late for ‘Back to School’ Used Bike Sale!; 9 / 2-5 – Trail Master Certification Course On Transport Around [...]
Over the past few months, Athens-Banner Editorial Editor (and dedicated bike commuter) Jim Thompson has written frequently about alternative transportation. Always eager to talk about transportation choices, we joined the debate in print and in our newsletter. We’ll collect and re-print our responses here. Jim’s original articles, of course, can be found here. Note: a version of this [...]
UGA just installed some cool new bike infrastructure on campus! As Sanford Drive approaches the Baldwin St, it narrows to become a bus-only one-way street. In 2011-2012, BikeAthens worked with community partners and UGA Police to install a counter-flow bike lane on the downhill section (more info here). This summer, UGA upgraded Sanford again! The [...]
BIKABOUT, a new bike tourism company, is starting their American launch-tour here in Athens. Tomorrow, July 29, they are hosting a BBQ at the Sandy Creek Nature Center to discuss bike tourism (in specific) and bikes (in general). The BBQ starts at 5:30PM, but a group will ride from Heirloom at 5:00. The BBQ is [...]
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