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The Atlanta Bicycle Coaltion will host the final Atlanta Streets Alive event of 2017 on Peachtree. A 3-mile stretch of the city’s famed thoroughfare will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Peachtree will only be open to walkers, cyclers, skaters and other non-motorized forms of transportation from 17th Street in Midtown all the way to Broad Street in Downtown.

Participants can expect a wealth of activities hosted by community organizations and businesses along the route. Expect to see restaurants and retailers offering specials.

The Bicycle Parade will kick off Atlanta Streets Alive at 2 p.m. at the intersection of S. Broad and Mitchell. Lineup begins at 1:30 p.m. The theme is “Rock The Vote” and everyone is encouraged to wear red, white, and blue and decorate their bikes.

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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.