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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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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:  2,048 total views,  7 views today

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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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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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Join Philadelphia’s ‘World Day of Remembrance’ Demonstration on Nov. 17

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. Scheduled to take place from 2pm-4pm, the event […]

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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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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.  3,566 total views, […]

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