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The campus and surrounding area offer opportunities for faculty and staff to enjoy a bike ride for commuting, running errands, exercise, or leisure.
Nearly 100 residents and officers of the Georgia Tech and Atlanta police departments participated in the Community Bike Night on Feb. 27 in Home Park.
The new 1.5-mile bike pathway that borders the western edge of campus ranked No. 1 on a People for Bikes 2017 list of Best New Bikeways.
Le Dantec, an associate professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, and Watkins, an associate professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, have started a new research project that looks at what happens while the cyclist is on the road. They are looking to collect environmental data to understand in more detail the attributes of stressful experiences that prevent people from cycling.
Georgia Tech encourages bicycling to and throughout campus as a healthy, convenient, and low-cost way to get around, but some students are still hesitant about choosing this particular transportation option.
GTPD and PTS are hosting a free bike safety class to encourage safe and lawful biking on and around campus.