Complete Streets in Atlanta

Organization: Atlanta Bicycle Coalition

Year: 2009

Amount: 20000

Status: Project complete

Type: Advocacy

Address: Atlanta, GA

 

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition (ABC) is working with the Atlanta Regional Commission and Georgia's Department of Transportation to enact Complete Streets policies and guide bicycle facility design. They're also helping to increase awareness through Bike Month and Bike to Work Week participation programs. ABC's unique approach to enforcement combines enacting new legislation and partnering with the police department to plan targeted-enforcement "stings" and update crash reporting and investigative techniques. Best practices from their enforcement work will serve as good models for other communities.