News, updates, commentary and more from BikeAthens. BikeAthens is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Athens, GA. BikeAthens promotes transportation and land-use policies that improve alternative modes of transportation, including pedestrian, cycling, and public transit options. The mission of our organization is to make alternative transportation a practical, convenient, and safe option for all citizens of Athens-Clarke County.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Tour de Farm on CNN

Check out this great video coverage of the recent Tour de Farm, which several BikeAthens members helped coordinate:

Monday, May 24, 2010

Fixing southern sprawl

This video is part of an award-winning, six-part series called American Makeover and features many of the local thinkers, developers, and researchers who participated in this month’s Congress for New Urbanism’s conference in Atlanta. One of the participants was David Byrne, who was interviewed by Creative Loafing about bicycles, cities, and Atlanta.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Bike to Work Day 2010

Registration for Bike to Work Day is now available! Please click here to register for Bike to Work Day (5/21/2010). By registering, you are simply saying that you will/did Bike to Work on May 21st. If you plan on biking to work (or, after Friday the 21st, if you did), please register – it will allow us to compare past and subsequent BTW Day happenings.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

WIN-WIN: Drink Terrapin, support BikeAthens

In addition to it being National Bike Month, May is also BikeAthens Month at the Terrapin Brewery!

BikeAthens will receive a portion of all souvenir glass purchases for brewery tours this month.

Terrapin is open to the public for tours and tastings every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Educational tours run at 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00.

No one admitted after 7:00pm, Last pour for tastings is at 7:30.

Souvenir glasses for tasting are $10 each. A portion of each glass sale support BikeAthens' programs and activities.

So check out Athens' only microbrewery, where you can sample some great beer and support transportation choices in one visit. Cheers!