Cover Story: Atlanta cycling statistics

How many miles of bike lanes are in Atlanta, and how many miles is the city planning to add?

Miles of bike lanes in the city of Atlanta: 30

Miles Atlanta plans to add this year: 15.2

Miles proposed under the city’s first-ever official transportation plan: 226

Miles of bike lanes New York City added in the last four years: 200

Miles Nashville, Tenn., added in 10 years: 143

Rank of Ponce de Leon Avenue among roads with the highest number of bike-car crashes in Georgia: 1

Percentage of Georgia bicycle-crash victims under the age of 30 who reported wearing a helmet in accidents from 2000 to 2006: 7

Sources: Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, City of Atlanta, Bicycling magazine