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SEPTA Pilots Bike Parking Inside Walnut-Locust Station

As we reported in December, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia worked with Temple Planning students on their report on Center City bike parking. We then met with SEPTA to discuss the findings of the report. SEPTA responded that they are committed to improving bike parking at many of its stations. One near-term commitment, then, was […]

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Best Practices for Riding a Bicycle Next to a Bus

A lot of press was given to an incident at 13th and Locust Streets last week, where a bicyclist felt he was wronged and stood in front of a SEPTA bus for 30-45 minutes until a Police officer arrived. The incident rekindled the longstanding debate about bicyclist and bus behavior. Regardless of how or why that event happened, […]

SEPTA To Install Covered Bike Parking At 14 Regional Rail Stations

High demand for more adequate bike parking at transit stations was a key finding of the DVRPC Bike to Transit Survey that the Bicycle Coalition collaborated on, and has helped to provide information to SEPTA and PATCO to improve bike parking at their many urban and suburban stations. According to the SEPTA Sustainability Journal, the Authority will be […]

West Philly Trolley Tunnel Closing August 1-18

SEPTA will be closing the trolley tunnel in West Philly beginning August 1st for what they’re calling a Trolley Tunnel Blitz.1 During this 17-day shutdown, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34, and 36 will divert to 40th & Market Streets. What This Means For You This is a great excuse to bike to work! Visit […]

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