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

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.