This weekend, we’ll be celebrating Twilight, and part of that celebration is our monthly group ride!! Whether you are racing in the Criterium, or getting back on the bike for the first time in years, our group ride is for you! On Friday the 24th, we’ll meet at 6:00pm at City Hall before heading out [...]
April 25, 2015 We’re baaack! For the second straight year, BikeAthens is teaming with the Twilight Foundation to host a VIP Area during the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Twilight Criterium! New this year, we’ll open at noon, and be serving up good times until the race ends. Like last year, admission is only $15 (cold beer and food will [...]
Week 5 Last week we talked about the need for Athens to better integrate bikes into arterial street design. With greater access to downtown, more people will ride downtown, and more people will be downtown. However, our focus on better access to downtown does not mean we think downtown and the downtown master lack opportunities [...]
Week 4 The Downtown Athens Master Plan Implementation Committee is running full swing–just yesterday they discussed the possibility of creating TADs (tax allocation districts). We were surprised at the flexibility and fundraising of TADs. Their use could bring a lot of changes to downtown, and bring a lot of benefits to all of Clarke County. [...]
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