Bike & Pedestrian Safety Day

 

Join us on Thursday, September 6 for Bike and Pedestrian Safety Day

Join us on Thursday, September 6, 2018 for the Bike and Pedestrian Safety Day hosted by Auxiliary Services at the Tate Plaza from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. This event will demonstrate safe practices and provide information about walking and biking around Athens. Event highlights include distracted walking and driving demos, tutorials on properly loading a bike on UGA buses and UGA's Stop for a Cookie initiative. Free on-site bicycle safety inspections will be provided by the UGA Office of Sustainability. Drawings for prizes will occur throughout the events and are donated by the UGA Bookstore, University Health Center, and Bike Athens.

The Bike and Pedestrian Safety Day schedule is as follows:

9:00 AM

DRAWING: FITBIT FLEX
Donated by the UGA Bookstore
 
SPECIAL ACTIVITY: STOP FOR A 
COOKIE INITIATIVE
At nearby cross-walks
Office of Sustainability (Starting at 9:15)
 
DEMO: DISTRACTED WALKING & DRIVING 
Bike Athens Table (Starting at 9:30)
 
DEMO: LOADING BIKES ON BUSES
At Tate Bus Stop, UGA Transportation & Parking
 
 
TABLING 
Information on biking and walking 
around Athens

10:00 AM

DRAWING: YOGA MAT
Donated by the University Health Center

SPECIAL ACTIVITY: STOP FOR A 
COOKIE INITIATIVE
At nearby cross-walks
Office of Sustainability (Starting at 10:45)

DEMO: DISTRACTED WALKING & DRIVING 
Bike Athens Table (Starting at 10:30)

DEMO: LOADING BIKES ON BUSES
At Tate Bus Stop, UGA Transportation & Parking

TABLING 
Information on biking and 
walking around Athens

11:00 AM

DRAWING: BIKE ATHENS T-SHIRT & BIKE LIGHT
Donated by Bike Athens

SPECIAL ACTIVITY: BIKE SAFETY CHECKS
UGA
Office of Sustainability

DEMO: DISTRACTED WALKING & DRIVING
Bike Athens Table (Starting at 11:30)

DEMO: LOADING BIKES ON BUSES
At Tate Bus Stop, UGA Transportation & Parking

TABLING 
Information on biking and walking 
around Athens

12:00 PM

DRAWING: CHAMPION BACKPACK
Donated by the UGA Bookstore

SPECIAL ACTIVITY: STOP FOR A 
COOKIE INITIATIVE
At nearby cross-walks
Office of Sustainability (Starting at 12:15)

SPECIAL ACTIVITY: BIKE SAFETY CHECKS
UGA Office of Sustainability

DEMO: DISTRACTED WALKING & DRIVING 
Bike Athens Table (Starting at 12:30)

DEMO: LOADING BIKES ON BUSES
At Tate Bus Stop, UGA Transportation & Parking

TABLING 
Information on biking and walking 
around Athens

1:00 PM

END OF EVENT
Thank You for participating!