News Briefs: Election results; bike conference; Pooh on the BeltLine

Georgia held its General Primary Election on Tuesday, May 22, and the nation was watching as Democrat Stacey Abrams attempts to make history by becoming Georgia’s first black governor and the first black female governor of any state in the country. She will face either Casey Cagle or Brian Kemp, who are headed for a runoff to chose the Republican candidate. You can see full election results at this link.

The City of Atlanta has announced that it has been selected to host the 2019 PeopleForBikes Annual Conference. Launched in 1999, PeopleForBikes is a national transportation advocacy organization that includes both an industry coalition of bicycling suppliers and retailers, along with a charitable foundation. Convening hundreds of local leaders and bike-industry representatives from across the U.S., this annual conference offers tools, ideas and strategies to achieve broader community goals through biking.

The Alliance Theatre will preview its upcoming production of Winne-The-Pooh at Historic Fourth Ward Park Amphitheater on the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine on Saturday, May 26, at 10:30 a.m. The performance is free and open to the public. The BeltLine is also working with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to reschedule the May 10 concert that was cancelled due to rain.

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