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Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and PEDS formalize merger

Together, the two organizations will strengthen their capacity to champion safe, equitable, and sustainable transportation solutions for all Atlantans ATLANTA (June 17, 2021) — The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and PEDS — two of the Southeast’s leading organizations dedicated to sustainable transportation advocacy — are thrilled to announce they have formally merged as of June 17, 2021. Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and PEDS formalize merger

Enjoy National Walking Day!

For me, every day is walking day. But since the first Wednesday of April is National Walking Day, let’s all make April 3 really special. Celebrate by joining us for a downtown walk. Grab your coffee and meet outside Starbucks for a morning walk with your fellow pedestrian and bicycle advocates. Everyone welcome! If you Enjoy National Walking Day!

Action Alert

Please join us in urging Atlanta officials to make Safe and Complete Streets projects the top priority! Round 1 of Atlanta’s public meetings about Renew Atlanta and TSPLOST priorities are now underway. Round 2 begins on February 26. The City is considering three options. Option 1 makes Complete Streets projects, including ones on Monroe Drive Action Alert

Prohibit riding motorized scooters on sidewalks!

Shareable motorized scooters have great potential, especially as a fun, convenient alternative to relying on cars to reach nearby destinations. PEDS welcomes this sort of future, but it’s essential that people ride scooters in the road, not on sidewalks. Sidewalks must remain safe and welcoming for people on foot and using wheelchairs. Period. During July, Sally Flocks, Prohibit riding motorized scooters on sidewalks!

In memory of Susan Collins

Susan Collins was a long time supporter of PEDS. She died this year and to keep her memory and her passion for improving the walkability of our region for all alive, we wanted to share a little bit about Collins. We interviewed Collins back in 2015 to hear about her life without a car. She In memory of Susan Collins