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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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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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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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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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Race Street Gate Open

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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.

Race Street Gate Repair Remains a Work In Progress

We have been in touch with the Streets Department about the status of the Race Street gate repair regularly since it was closed in mid-September. They are working to hire a contractor to conduct the repair. Unfortunately, there is no way to know when the gate is likely to reopen. Below is a message sent […]

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