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2019 Georgia Bike Summit presented by Bike Law Georgia











10th Annual Georgia Bike Summit presented by Bike Law Georgia!

Georgia's only statewide gathering for bicycle advocates and people that want to make bicycling safer, more accessible and equitable, and better for all.

When: Friday and Saturday, September 27-28 2019

Where: Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta, GA

Who: Bicycle advocates, community members, industry representatives, planners + engineers, elected officials, government staff members, and more!

Register here:



Friday September 27th (free but please get a ticket if planning on attending)


Learning from Our Neighbor Tennessee: Active Transportation Planning and Advocacy in the Volunteer State


Leslie Meehan, MPA, AICP - Director of the Office of Primary Prevention at the Tennessee Department of Health

Jessica Wilson, MPA - Program Supervisor, Office of Multimodal Planning at the Tennessee Department of Transportation

Nora Kern, Executive Director of Walk Bike Nashville



Bicycle Industry + Tourism Gathering with speakers and discussion on how to leverage the broader industry for more support for bicycling in Georgia, including a soon-to-be formed outdoor recreation coalition in our state.

Speakers include:

- George Dusenbury, Georgia State Director of the Trust for Public Land, on the outdoor recreation coalition

- Brent Buice, GA/SC Coordinator of the East Coast Greenway, on trails, tourism, and economic opportunity

- Representatives from the Youth Bike Summit 2020 Atlanta organizing team on how the industry can support getting more kids on bikes


Full speaker list in late-August.


Welcome to Atlanta Group Ride

6:00-6:30PM - meet at Woodruff Park (corner of Peachtree St and Auburn Ave) for monthly Atlanta Critical Mass with 300+ riders! Inclusive, no drop 12-15 mile long ride at 10mph pace.

Rides leaves at 6:45PM and ends at Georgia Beer Garden (420 Edgewood Ave SE)  around 8:15-8:30PM for an after party! 

Join us for the ride and/or the party!



Saturday September 28th


Full day of speakers and workshops to be announced in mid August - go to below link to submit a workshop idea or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

Submit workshop idea/proposal by Friday August 16th at 5PM

Breakfast and Lunch provided


Sunday September 29th:

Two Great Bike Events!

Atlanta Streets Alive - Southwest

Six Gap Century and Three Gap Fifty Ride in Dahlonega, GA


Host Hotel:

Hilton Atlanta

255 Courtland Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303

Conference rate link below:


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Job Announcement!

Georgia Bikes is Hiring!

We are looking for a new Safety Education Programs Manager. Go to the link below for a full job description and information on how to apply. 

Position is based in Georgia and applicant can live in any city though some travel to Atlanta and other places around the state will be necessary.

Apply by 6/28/19 at 5pm EST.

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Please share link with people that might be interested!