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Atlanta bicycle advocates get parking-lot shuttle buses
Service will give rail-trail users way to get bikes from parking lot to trail.
ATLANTA Calling it their most meaningful accomplishment to date, the Coalition of Atlanta Bicycle Clubs (CABC) announced that it has received Federal TEA-21 bicycle transportation funds to provide shuttle bus service between the popular Silver Comet Rail Trail and the trail overflow parking areas. The buses will run at 15 minute intervals every Saturday and Sunday and transport riders and bikes the 0.4 miles between the Floyd Road overflow lots and the Floyd Road Trailhead. "It took us two years, but we have finally filled this gaping hole in the metro area's bike transportation needs," said CABC president and bike shop owner Charlie Beckwith. "Bike riders will now have a practical way to get from the parking lot to the start of the trail. This is what American bicycle transportation advocacy is all about."