Blog

All posts in Featured | All Posts

Time to Comment on Proposed Protected Bike Lane for Lombard/27th/South

As Mayor Kenney promised during his 2015 campaign, the City of Philadelphia is working to install 30 miles of protected bike lanes throughout the City.  More than 200 people attended last night’s public listening session about the City’s proposal to convert the paint buffered bike lanes on Lombard, 27th and South Streets into protected bike lanes. Lots of voices […]

South/Lombard/27th Streets Protected Bike Lane Meeting Tonight

The City of Philadelphia is proposing that the buffered bike lanes on Lombard, 27th and South Streets be converted into protected bike lanes.  Tonight, there is a Public Listening Session for the neighbors and those use the streets for transportation.  Please attend this meeting to hear what the City is considering and to voice your […]

Reader Response #2: Speed bumps

Editor’s note: As cyclists, we understand there are some people who don’t like us, no matter what. Maybe they had a bad experience with a person on a bike at some point, maybe they don’t think we belong on the roads. Whatever the case, those people send me emails and comments based on stuff I write […]

Protected Bike Lane Explainer For 7/17 Meeting

After obtaining the necessary funding, the City of Philadelphia is committed to making streets safer for pedestrians, people who ride bicycles, and people who drive motor vehicles, by upgrading buffered bike lanes to protected bike lanes. Some specific lanes have been proposed for Lombard and South Streets in a small section of Southwestern Philadelphia. Once […]

Friends of the CVT Progress Update

The next meeting of the Friends of the Chester Valley Trail will be held on Tuesday 7/18 at 7pm at the East Whiteland Township Building. For those who couldn’t make the CVT Downingtown Extension meeting a few weeks ago, you can click this link to see a draft of the master plan and a video […]

False Claims Ahead of Protected Bike Lane Meeting. Again.

Editorial Note: Center City Residents Association made it clear to us in an email received this afternoon that the flyers in question were not created by CCRA, they were not approved by CCRA, and they were not handed out by anyone acting on the authority of CCRA.   In anticipation of a July 17 meeting to discuss protected […]

Hundreds of Cyclists Come out for Bikes and Beers at Flying Fish

This past weekend, hundreds of cyclists participated in Bikes and Beers in Somerdale, NJ, which is the home of Flying Fish Brewing Company. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefitted BCGP, and we had a table set up to give out trail maps, garner signatures for our 500/2025 petition, and compare notes on the suds on offer (they […]

Volunteer, or Sign up for, the Flyers Charity Classic!

Brad Marsh, a defenseman with the Flyers from 1981 to 1988, was one of the last players not to wear a helmet in the NHL. But he’s an advocate for cycling in Philadelphia today — and he even wears a helmet on his rides. In addition to his duties as President of the Flyers Alumni Association […]

Reader Response #1: Parking and Data

As cyclists, we understand there are some people who don’t like us, no matter what. Maybe they had a bad experience with a person on a bike at some point, maybe they don’t think we belong on the roads. Whatever the case, those people send me emails and comments based on stuff I write on our […]

New Jersey DOT Awards Transportation Alternatives Funds

On June 22nd, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Board selected the recipients of the 2017 NJ DOT Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). A total of eight projects received funding. Of those, three Circuit projects were included.

Search the Blog

Browse the Archives

Stay Connected:

Get our blog
sent to your inbox