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On Sunday, April 8, Atlanta Streets Alive is activating a brand-new route, connecting Kirkwood and Lake Claire neighborhoods to Downtown along 4.4 miles of Decatur Street and DeKalb Avenue. The street will be yours to walk, roll, bike and play from 2:00 to 6:00 pm!

The fun kicks off Downtown, on Decatur Street between Pryor and Central where you can join in the official opening of the street followed by a parade of the route. Parade lineup is at 1:30 pm for a 2:00 pm launch. FREE bike decorations available while supplies last!

Atlanta Streets Alive is FREE and fun for all ages. Bring your friends and family, and share in the experience of enjoying our city streets as public space!

The Route

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Activities

After the opening program and kickoff parade Downtown, make your way through 12 neighborhoods visiting Activity Partners and Route Hosts along the route for a wealth of interactive experiences hosted by community organizations, local businesses and our sponsors. You can also enter or exit the route at any cross street at any time during the activation. 

RSVP on Facebook to get the latest updates.

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2018 Atlanta Streets Alive x BlackCatTips T-shirts

We teamed up with Atlanta’s own BlackCatTips to bring you an special edition 2018 Atlanta Streets Alive t-shirt! Available for the very first time at Atlanta Streets Alive - Eastside.

Visit our tent at either the King Memorial or the Edgewood/Candler Park Hub where a donation of $35 will get you the tee + an Atlanta Bicycle Coalition membership. BONUS: We’ve got kids sizes too!

Stroll or roll to us as soon as you arrive. These gems are available exclusively at this year’s three Atlanta Streets Alive routes!

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Kids T-Shirt: 2018 Atlanta Streets Alive x BlackCatTips

The Details

    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, get out and onto the street. 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 explore our city’s neighborhoods and local business districts without the intensity of car traffic -- stroll or roll to eat, shop, play, socialize or simply enjoy the outdoors. The possibilities are endless.

    4. Opt out of traffic! Getting to Atlanta Streets Alive is easy by MARTA train or bus, by bike or any human-powered mode of transportation. If you have to drive, then with friends/family is always best. You can enter/exit the car-free Atlanta Streets Alive route anywhere along the intersecting roads.

    5. Check out our interactive map for info on activity partners, route hosts, and sponsors!

Streets open to car traffic intersecting event route on DeKalb Ave and Decatur St:

Peachtree Street Hill Street/Bell Street
Pryor Street Hilliard Street
Central Avenue Krog Street
Courtland Street Oakdale Road/Whitefoord Avenue
Piedmont Avenue DeKalb Place/Rocky Ford Road 
Jesse Hill Jr. Drive  
  1. View our Google Map for street closures and detours.

  2. Our full listing of street closures and bus re-routes is also available for your reference.

Streets Closed To Cars

From

To

Time Closed

Approx. Time Opened

Decatur Street

Peachtree Street

Airline Street

12:30pm

7:30pm

DeKalb Avenue

Airline Street

DeKalb Place/
Rocky Ford Road

12:30pm

7:30pm

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By MARTA or STREETCAR

The Five Points MARTA station is the closest to the starting location of the kick-off parade, but you can use any rail line between Five Points and East Lake. The Atlanta Streetcar stop at Woodruff Park will put you one block from the route.

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By Bike

Use Google Maps bike routing tools to find the best route to get there by bike. The newly opened Eastside Trail Extension connects to the route at Krog Street.

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By Foot & Other Human-Powered Wheels

The Eastside route is accessible by foot and other human-powered modes of mobility from at least 12 neighborhoods between Downtown and Lake Claire & Kirkwood. 

Photographers will be active at Atlanta Streets Alive. If you do not wish to be in photos, please remove yourself from the view of the camera.

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