Sept 25 Route

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On Sunday, September 25th, Atlanta Streets Alive takes over Eastside neighborhoods on North Highland, Highland Ave, and Boulevard! The event kicks off at 2:00 p.m. with a bicycle parade, and it continues until 6 p.m. Enjoy biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets and take part in this fun, free, family-friendly event!

The Route

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The streets of Atlanta will spring to life on Sunday, September 25 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., as a 3 mile stretch of North Highland, Highland, and Boulevard, is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic. RSVP on Facebook today!

 

Activities

Participants can expect a wealth of activities hosted by community organizations and businesses. Community groups and businesses can get involved by: extending business onto the sidewalk by setting up cafe tables or displays and serving guests and customers; planning or sponsoring an activity that activates the space in front of their business; volunteering to help run the event or becoming a sponsor of the event.

 

Ever Ridden in a Bicycle Parade? Here's Your Chance! The bicycle parade kicks off Atlanta Streets Alive. Stay tuned for our announcement about the theme so that you can dress up yourself and your bike accordingly! Parade lineup begins at 1:30pm and wheels hit the ground rolling at 2pm.

RSVP on Facebook for the bike parade or RSVP on Facebook for Atlanta Streets Alive or click here to see our flyer.

 

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What to Know for Day Of

  1. It’s FREE and for EVERYONE. No matter the age, ability, or neighborhood you rep, even if you have no clue what exactly Open Streets is, come! We promise you'll like it!

  2. Hop on the route wherever is most convenient for you. Remember there’s no beginning or end and the flow of people is like a two way street--it goes both ways!

  3. The streets are open for you to get to know these neighborhoods in a new way--sight-see, shop, or eat, by bike, foot or skates. The possibilities are endless.

  4. Getting to Atlanta Street Alive is easy by MARTA train or bus, by bike, or you can even walk if in the area! If you have to drive, then with friends/family is always best. You can enter/exit Atlanta Streets Alive anywhere along the car-free roads i.e. the event route 

 

Monroe/Boulevard south bound traffic will be directed west at North Ave intersection for detour

Elizabeth St crossing N. Highland will be exit only

Boulevard north bound traffic will be directed east on Highland Ave at Highland intersection for detour

Atlanta Streets Alive is for everyone in the neighborhood to enjoy!

 

Streets open to car traffic intersecting event route: 

Virginia Ave

crossing N. Highland Ave

St. Charles

crossing N.Highland Ave

Ponce de Leon

crossing N.Highland Ave

Freedom Parkway

crossing N.Highland Ave

Glen Iris Dr.

crossing Highland Ave

Ralph McGill Blvd

crossing Boulevard

Angier Ave

crossing Boulevard

Wabash

crossing Boulevard

 

Streets Closed To Cars

From

To

Time Closed

Approx. Time Opened

North Highland Ave

Virginia Ave

Boulevard Ave

12:30pm

7:30pm

Boulevard Ave

Highland Ave

North Ave

12:30pm

7:30pm

How to Get There

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By MARTA

The Inman Park/Reynoldstown MARTA station is the closest to the route.

 

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By Bike

Use Google Maps bike routing tools to find the best route to get there by bike. 

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 By Foot

 The September route will connect many Eastside neighborhoods, all of which are very walkable.