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City of Atlanta, Georgia Tech, Midtown Alliance, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition to Announce Bicycle Initiatives
Posted Date: 10/10/2012 4:30 PM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
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Sonji Jacobs, Director 
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sajacobs@atlantaga.gov

Lanii Thomas, Sr. PR Manager
Dept. of Planning & Community Development

404-330-6598, office
404-520-4892, cell
  lathomas@atlantaga.gov 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/10/12

Media Advisory

 City of Atlanta, Georgia Tech, Midtown Alliance, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition to Announce Bicycle Initiatives 
Groundbreaking partnership will unveil milestones that demonstrate City’s commitment to bicycle safety 

 WHO:

WHO: Mayor Kasim Reed
G.P. “Bud” Peterson, President, Georgia Institute of Technology
Kevin Green, President/CEO, Midtown Alliance
Rebecca Serna, Exec. Director, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition
Kwanza Hall, Atlanta City Councilmember, District 2
Aaron Watson, Atlanta City Councilmember, Post 2 at Large

 WHAT:

Mayor Kasim Reed, Georgia Institute of Technology and officials from bicycle-planning partnerships will announce bicycle initiatives for the City of Atlanta including the completion of new safety enhancements at Tech Square, the launch of the Cycle Atlanta smart phone app and the first-ever Bike Expo at City Hall.

 WHEN

Friday, October 12, 2012
12 p.m. – 1:15 p.m

 WHERE:

Georgia Tech’s Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
Intersection of 5th Street and West Peachtree Street

 PHOTO OPS
  • A ribbon-cutting ceremony with all speakers will take place immediately following remarks.
  • Following the ribbon-cutting, a ceremonial bike ride with City officials and bicycle transportation partners will begin at 5th Street and West Peachtree Street and travel south on Peachtree Street, ending at City Hall. The ride will be completed at approximately 1:15 p.m.
  • The new Cycle Atlanta smart phone app for the City of Atlanta will be featured at the Cycle Atlanta 2012 Expo at City Hall from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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