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Circuit Wins Third TIGER Grant to Close Key Schuylkill River Trail Gap

  Yesterday, Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey announced that the Trump Administration had approved a $12 Million TIGER grant for the Christian to Crescent Connector. This bridge-like structure that will hug the eastern side of the Schuylkill River and connect the Schuylkill Banks trail that currently ends in the vicinity of Christian Street all […]

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Leonard’s Entirely Unscientific Ratings of Dockless Bikeshare Companies

While at the National Bike Summit, I had the opportunity to ride dockless bikeshare bikes from five different companies that are currently operating a pilot in Washington, DC: Mobike, Limebike, ofo, Spin, and Jump. I also took a few rides in DC’s traditional docked Capital Bikeshare as a source of reference. Here are my “findings”:  […]

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Member Profile: Amarjit

This month is our Member Drive, and we’re celebrating by sharing the stories of a few of our 3,000+ members. The following story comes from our member Amarjit from Delaware County. Feel compelled to share your own story? Email our Membership Coordinator, Ashley.   I spent my childhood in India where biking was the main mode […]

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Narberth Crew Proves You Can Bike To The Grocery Store

By BCGP Member Kimberley Bezak Earlier this week, something truly incredible happened.  We went grocery shopping! Wait, why the buzz about a trip to the grocery? Well to be a bit more specific, we didn’t just go grocery shopping. We went grocery shopping on a cloudy, cold MONDAY morning, in February, ON OUR BIKES! 3,120 total […]

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DelCo: Meet Your New Affiliate Chair!

It’s been a busy February for our suburban advocacy. In addition to adding a new Chair for Gloucester County, we’ve revamped our DelCo Affiliate group with a new Chair and steering committee. Amarjit Singh of Broomall recently took the helm of DelCo. He’s an accomplished triathlete whose passion for cycling goes back to his childhood.  […]

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Gloucester County: Meet Your New Chair

We’re pleased as punch to announce that Gloucester County has its first ever BCGP Affiliate Group, Chaired by an inspiring cyclist and triathlete. Rebecca Kreck officially took the helm yesterday. Before she had even signed on the dotted line, she helped Leonard staff our table at the 2018 kickoff meeting for the Mullica Hill Women’s […]

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Member Profile: Kimberley

This month is our Member Drive, and we’re celebrating by sharing the stories of a few of our 3,000+ members. The following story comes from our member Kimberley from Narberth, PA. Feel compelled to share your own story? Email our Membership Coordinator, Ashley. As a cargo bicyclist with my two young daughters in tow, I’m […]

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ARLE Funds Recipients Announced

Hot off the presses: As also reported in PlanPhilly, Governor Wolf just announced today that 35 municipalities will receive funds from the Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) fund to improve traffic safety, including 22 in our PA region. The funding will support several projects that will make our roadways safer for cyclists and pedestrians in […]

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Bike DelCo Is On The Move!

Maybe you haven’t noticed yet, but we’ve stepped up our game in the suburbs in the past year. With new funding from the William Penn Foundation, we’ve been able to hire our “new” Regional Planner Leonard Bonarek, our first full-time staffer dedicated exclusively to suburban and Circuit issues. He put together a star-studded agenda for […]

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Dockless Bike Share Study Coming To Camden

Coopers Ferry Partnership and the City of Camden have kicked off their work to perform a bike share feasibility study for the City of Camden. The study is being conducted by the Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) at Rutgers in partnership with ofo dockless bike share and was funded through a grant from the William Penn Foundation. It’s goal: […]

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