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Women Leading the Bike Movement Panel Wows at the 10th Annual Philly Bike Expo

This weekend, amidst the excitement at the tenth annual Philly Bike Expo, an all-women panel of bike advocates presented on their grassroots efforts to make cycling accessible for all in the region. WHYY was on hand to cover the panel, organized by the Bicycle Coalition. Among the panelists was the founder of the Narberth Cycling Club […]

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More Reasons To Get In On The Bike Expo Fun

We’ve already covered rides that end at the Philly Bike Expo, don’t-miss workshops and panels, and a cool community conversation around equity in cycling. Here are two other highlights of this weekend’s Philly Bike Expo:  1,849 total views

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3 Community Workshops in the Philadelphia Region

This was a busy season for our work in the region. Recently, our Regional Planner Leonard Bonarek completed his third community workshop in the Philadelphia region in the past two months. These workshops, part of our TASCC program (Technical Assistance for Suburban Circuit Communities), focus on empowering everyday citizens to take action to make their […]

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West Chester Creates a Temporary Protected Bike Lane. Help Us Make It Permanent!

On a weekend in October, the Transportation Management Association of Chester County (TMACC) partnered with the Borough of West Chester to create a “pop up” protected bike lane. The facility was created in the morning with volunteers placing barriers and signage, and painting the roadway. Bicycle Coalition Chester County Chair Bob Dredge was among the […]

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Help Haverford Become More Walkable and Bikeable

By Eric Hartman Ever wish Haverford had more of a strolling, relaxed village feel? Ever wish you felt safer walking, running, or biking? Ever wish you felt safer knowing your teenager is taking a relatively short walk to a friend’s house? Ever wonder why it sometimes feels like we’re designing infrastructure for people driving through […]

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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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Tour de Trenton 2019: Fun! (Despite The Rain)

By: Helen Dudar This year’s Tour de Trenton date, Sunday October 20th, was a perfect day for a bike ride. Or at least that is what 70 intrepid souls (15 day-of-registrants!) thought as they faced wind, a temperature of 53⁰F and lots of rain. By all accounts all had a good time. As in the […]

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Newtown Rail Trail Breaks Ground in Bucks County

After years of waiting, on October 15th, Bucks County broke ground on the first section of the Newtown Rail Trail in Southhampton Township. This 2.5-mile, 12-foot-wide multi-use trail will connect Tamanend Park in Upper Southampton Township to the popular Pennypack Rail Trail in Montgomery County. Located on SEPTA’s former Newtown Branch, the trail will be […]

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Soak In Those Fall Leaves by Biking on the Circuit Trails

We’ve hit peak autumn: apples are being picked, pumpkins are being carved, and everything is now pumpkin spice. There’s no activity as quintessential to the season as watching the leaves change colors. Here are some spots along the Circuit Trails where you can enjoy some amazing fall vibes.

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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