Bicyclists slowly cruised down DeKalb Avenue on Friday weeks after learning funding for a bicycle lane and other proposed road changes could be nixed.
About 100 cyclists slowed early morning rush hour traffic to a crawl not far from the Candler Park MARTA station to raise concerns about the need for sidewalks and bike lanes on a stretch of the street that has three wide reversible lanes, Channel 2 Action News reported.
The protest is in response to claims Renew Atlanta, an agency charged with funding infrastructure and transportation projects, is not providing the area with a dedicated bike lane as part of its upcoming projects.
City officials told Channel 2 there is not enough room to safely make the desired changes.
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