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New City Bike Maps

The updated City Bike Maps are here! Bike Alpharetta had 10,000 maps printed for our second edition, which include locations for Bike Share stations, planned route for Alpha Loop, and reminder of all-important 3-Foot Law.

 

Get your copy of the City Bike Map created by Bike Alpharetta at these locations below. If you would like maps for your business, or to provide at a fitness/health event, please contact us at bikealpharetta-at-gmail.com.

  • Endurance House Atlanta
  • Alpharetta Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
  • Cannon Cyclery
  • Alpharetta Department of Public Safety
  • Rock Mill Park and Big Creek Greenway trailhead at N. Pt. Pkwy parking lot

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Bike Month in Alpharetta was full of wonderful activities. Here is a recap:

SAT, May 6 – Healthy Kids Day Event
• Ed Isakson/Alphaetta Family YMCA
3655 Preston Ridge Road • Alpharetta, GA

SUN, May 7 – Bike Share 1-Yr Anniversary
• Rock Mill Park in Alpharetta

WED, May 10 – Bike to School – Alpharetta Elem.
• More than 150 students, parents and teachers rode bikes/scooters and walked from Independence H.S. to Alpharetta Elementary

FRI, May 12 – Bike to School – Manning Oaks Elem.
• More than 50 students, parents and teachers rode bikes/scooters and walked along Henderson Pkwy to Alpharetta Elementary

SAT, May 13 – Bicycle Rodeo at Avalon

WED, May 17 – Ride of Silence

Ride of Silence

• 48 cyclists participated in ride from Independence High School in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.

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The Bicycle Friendly America program provides incentives, hands-on assistance and award recognition for communities, universities and businesses that actively support bicycling, and ranks states annually based on their level of bike-friendliness. As of March, the League of American Bicyclists had 1,132 BFBs in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Only 11 of these are in Georgia.

We encourage all sizes of businesses, from 2 to 2,000+ employees, in Alpharetta to apply to become a BFB in 2017! Become the FIRST business in north Fulton County this year! Check out the links below to get started:

QUICK ASSESSMENT – take two-minute survey

PROGRAM OVERVIEW – check out the PDF

DEADLINES & FEES – confirm dates

BFB APPLICATON – preview PDF

5 WAYS TO BE A MORE BIKE FRIENDLY BUSINESS – read story

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Look for the new signage in Alpharetta – the new City Bike Route arrow on designated streets and trail maps for Mt Adams just off the Big Creek Greenway.

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