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Meet Our New Team Members

Here at the Bicycle Coalition, we are wrapping up our summer season and preparing for a busy season of advocacy and engagement, including the 2019 Active Transportation Forum and drumming up support for the legalization of parking protected bike lanes and pedestrian plazas. We’re excited to welcome two new people to our team to help […]

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City Holds Pre-Proposal Meeting for Indego 2.0

On August 14th, the City of Philadelphia held a pre-proposal meeting for companies that are interested in submitting a proposal to win a ten-year concession agreement to operate Indego, the City’s public use bike share system. Here’s what we learned. Indego was launched in 2015 by the City using a combination of its own capital […]

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Report from Dockless Bike Share Hearing

The City of Philadelphia held a public hearing with regard to dockless bike sharing regulations on Tuesday, and the Bicycle Coalition attended to better understand the policies the city is considering as dockless bike sharing moves closer to reality. The City has previously stated that they would like to begin a dockless bike sharing pilot, […]

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Governor Murphy Signs Bill That Legalizes E-Bikes and E-Scooters in New Jersey

On May 13th NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that regulates the operation of low-speed electric bicycles and low-speed electric scooters. The new law takes effect immediately. Although E-Bikes have been in use in the state, their status was caught in legal limbo. NJ DOT and the State Police insisted that E-Bikes were motorized vehicles […]

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Your Definitive Guide to Bike to Work & Wherever Day

Attention all bike riders! Friday, May 17th is full of festivities to celebrate you and your preferred mode of transportation! Check out the list of events below and mark your calendars, because you definitely don’t want to miss the best bike day of the year. Most of these events are free but require registration, so please […]

Remembering Ella Best

We first met Ella Best when she joined us on community rides with our 2015 Ambassador, Kim Smith, and later joined the Better Bike Share team as a community ambassador. Ella, a community organizer in Point Breeze, started the group Don’t Shoot, I want a Future which works to combat violence by providing positive experiences […]

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This Election Day: Free Bike Rides, Free Flat Fixes

Philadelphia’s bicycling community wants to make it as easy as possible for you to vote on Tuesday—and they’re offering free rides and free flat fixes for voters in Philadelphia! On November 5th and 6th Indego Bike Share is hosting a “Pedal to the Polls” event, and will offer free day passes for anyone who wants […]

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Help Find the Rittenhouse Indego Station a New Home

The Indego bike share station at 19th and Walnut Streets near Rittenhouse Square is one of the most-used bike share stations in the city. The lot the station backs up to is being developed, and the station is set to be moved. Weirdly, though, officials and neighborhood residents can’t agree on a spot near 19th […]

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BCGP Suburban Forum: Date and Venue Set!

We’re proud to announce that we’ll be hosting a better mobility forum for the Pennsylvania suburbs on Saturday November 17th 2018 at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit (MCIU) in Norristown. Tentatively titled “Suburban Active Transportation 2018: Connecting Southeast Pennsylvania Communities via Roads, Sidewalks, Circuit Trails, and Emerging Technologies,” the event will be an opportunity for Pennsylvania […]

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NACTO numbers show that bike share isn’t going away anytime soon

By Stefani Cox According to a recent report released by the National Association of City Transportation Officials, bike share is thriving and well in the U.S. The report marks the second annual count of U.S. bike share rides and showed that in 2017 there were more than 35 million bike trips taken overall, which is […]

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