Westside Route

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On Sunday, June 11th, Atlanta Streets Alive takes over Marietta St & Howell Mill Road! The fun kicks off at 4p.m. with a bicycle parade, and it continues until 8p.m. Enjoy biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets during this fun, free, family-friendly event!

the route

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The streets of Atlanta will spring to life on Sunday, June 11 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., as a 4-mile stretch of Marietta St/ Howell Mill Road is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic. 

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. 

Atlanta Streets Alive event on Facebook
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  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.
  5. Cross streets are open to car traffic, so be sure to follow the traffic signals at intersections.

*Huff Rd. will be directed to Elsworth Industrial Blvd or Marietta Blvd.

*West Marietta and Brady will be directed to 8th St to cross over route

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

Streets open to car traffic intersecting route on Marietta St & Howell Mill Road: 

Forsyth Street

Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd

 8th  

Ted Turner Dr. (one way)

Means St.

9th

 

Centennial Olympic Park Dr.

Northside Drive

10th

 

 

 

Chatahoochee

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
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how to get there

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By MARTA

There are multiple MARTA stations near 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 route will connect many neighborhoods throughout the Westside of Atlanta. Come explore in a walkable, bikeable, accessible way!