New Route: Atlanta Streets Alive kicks off 2018 on DeKalb Avenue

Atlanta Streets Alive will kick off its 2018 programming with a brand new route on April 8: Decatur Street and DeKalb Avenue.

A 4.4-mile stretch from the Peachtree Street intersection in Downtown to Rocky Ford Road will be closed to vehicle traffic for walking, biking and skating from 2 to 6 p.m.

Photo by Asep Mawardi

Organizers Atlanta Bicycle Coalition are encouraging participants to use the various MARTA stations along the corridor.

The new route will be christened with a parade, which kicks off at 2 p.m. (lineup begins at 1:30 p.m.) on Decatur Street between Pryor and Central.

Atlanta Streets Alive will continue on June 10 on the Westside on Marietta Street from 4 to 8 p.m. along Marietta Street and on Sept. 30 along a 3.1 mile route along Peachtree Street from Midtown to Downtown.

For more details about this year’s ASA events, visit atlantastreetsalive.com.