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Press Release: Families For Safe Streets to Remember All Traffic Victims, Rally for State Legislation on Sunday

Families for Safe Streets Greater Philadelphia, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, the City of Philadelphia and advocates for safer streets will gather on the North Apron of City Hall on November 17th to participate in the international World Day of Remembrance for victims of traffic violence. This is an international event, and Philadelphia’s first time partaking. Scheduled to take place […]

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Report From Our 11th Street Outreach

Members of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia spent last Friday afternoon staked out at 11th and Federal Streets in South Philadelphia with three missions. First of all, we wanted to get cyclists’ and pedestrians’ impressions of the work-in-progress 2-way protected bike lane. Second, we wanted to give cyclists a heads up on where the project […]

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Don’t Miss Philly’s Ninth Annual Cranksgiving

By Alex Demko-McDonough On Saturday, November 16th, the Annual Cranksgiving Ride charity event will return to Philadelphia for its ninth consecutive year. Starting at Penn Treaty Park and wrapping up at the venerable Tattooed Mom, the 9th Annual Cranksgiving Ride will see riders travel from store to store purchasing food, and racking up points.This event […]

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Join Us To Get Protected Bike Lane Bill Through the Senate This Fall

The Pennsylvania Senate is in session for seven more days in 2019, and if we want to get House Bill 792 passed before the end of the year, it’s imperative we keep the pressure on our legislators. House Bill 792 would allow for more protected bike lanes to be built in Pennsylvania and is one […]

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Take Action: Bicyclists Should Be Allowed to Ride at Penns Landing

The City of Philadelphia and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation recently unveiled plans for a new park over I-95 in Old City. This new piece of infrastructure will create 12 acres of green space that will become “The Park at Penn’s Landing.”  As part of this project, Penn’s Landing will be completely re-imagined, in addition, […]

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We Scanned Greater Center City for Unsafe Inlet Grates. Here’s What We Found.

 On May 11, 2018, Pablo Avendano was delivering food for Caviar food delivery during a heavy thunderstorm. He was turning left at 10th and Spring Garden Streets when his wheel got caught in a grate that was under water. His bicycle was brought down and he was fatally struck by a vehicle.  3,541 total views

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How To Join The Group That Advises PennDOT

Have you ever felt like you wish you could talk directly to PennDOT? Here’s your chance! The Pennsylvania Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, commonly referred to as PPAC, is comprised of members of the public who advise PennDOT about bike/ped issues. Members serve 3-year terms, which are due to expire soon. Members meet quarterly (four […]

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Our Recommendations for Making the Chestnut St. Underpass Safer

Editors Update: Phila Parks & Recreation and Office of Transportation & Infrastructure wrote to us on October 29th to say that they supported all of our recommendations, except for the convex mirror (for maintenance and liability reasons.)  PennDOT told us that their consultants were reviewing the recommendations. Last week, early morning of Tuesday, October 22nd, […]

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Race Street Gate Open

That is all. Read some background here.  1,088 total views

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Find Your Ride Buddies: Group Rides to the Philly Bike Expo

The Philly Bike Expo is coming up on November 2nd and 3rd! But do you know who your ride buddies will be to help you celebrate this bike-centric weekend? Thankfully, the community has organized some very fun rides for you to join.

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