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Dangerous Trolley Tracks Removed in South Philly

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has long been dedicated to getting rid of unused trolley track around many city corridors. Many of those tracks are from the old Route 23 trolley, which was suspended in 1992! Talk to a handful of cyclists, and you’ll probably hear at least a few stories about getting road […]

Ambassador Spotlight: Building a Brighter Future in South Philly

The Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP) is an effort led by the City of Philadelphia that works to ensure that Indego is accessible to all Philadelphians. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is a non-profit advocacy and education organization working as part of the Better Bike Share Partnership to support bike share and biking education. […]

What They’re Saying about the Better Bike Share Partnership’s Learn to Ride Class

The Better Bike Share Partnership team at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia holds 2-hour class Learn to Ride classes for ages 16 and up. Learn to Ride classes help participants learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike. As well as how to adjust a helmet for proper fit, and hand […]

Podcast Series: Indego Bike Share 1-Year Anniversary

Indego is Philadelphia’s bike sharing system and it turned one year old in April 2016. However, it took almost ten years for bike share to come to Philly. It all started with one person’s trip to France and his and others’ battle with the city to bring bike share to Philadelphia.

Podcast Series: Pedal Posse Divas

Stephanie Ford is the founder of Pedal Posse Divas, a three-year old, all women’s cycling group in Philadelphia. Originally Ford would post of Facebook, telling her friends when she would be going on bike rides. A group formed,and 6-8 friends came up with the name, the Pedal Posse Divas.

The Bicycle Coalition’s Guide to Biking in Philly During the DNC

As noted at a Chamber of Commerce business briefing last week, the city is encouraging bicycle use during the Democratic National Convention as, among other things, a way to make sure traffic isn’t more tied up than usual. The city is expecting anywhere from 50,000-100,000 additional people in Philadelphia between July 22 and July 29—the […]

The Summer Visitor’s Guide To Riding Indego On The Circuit

As summer visitors explore Philadelphia, whether on their own, or as a part of major events like the Democratic National Convention, our city’s network of trails is more accessible and exciting than ever before. Thanks to the continued expansion of The Circuit Trails and the launch of Indego Bike Share, it doesn’t take much time, […]

Wrap Up: The Better Bike Share Conference

Last week, Philadelphia’s hosted the Better Bike Share Conference, a gathering that brought together system operators, city transportation officials, social justice advocates, and people that work to bring bike share to every community, to talk about what’s working, what isn’t, and how bike share can be a transportation tool for everyone.

Indego: On the ground and in the community

Editor’s Note: This blog is cross-posted from RideIndego.com The Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP) is an effort led by the City of Philadelphia that works to ensure that Indego is accessible to all Philadelphians. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is a non-profit advocacy and education organization working as part of the Better Bike Share […]

Indego Bike Share Turns 1-Year-Old, Gets Lots of Gifts

Indego Bike Share is one year old, and on Thursday, April 20, the city held a party to celebrate. That party, held at the Race Street Pier, was attended by Mayor Jim Kenney; Deputy Mayor Clarena Tolson; Yvette Bright, Independence Blue Cross Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Janet Haas, Board Chair of the William […]

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