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New Program to Assist Families With Bicycling Gear

On Saturday, April 14, members of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia will gather at Southwark School in South Philadelphia for Equipando Familias en Bicicleta, a new family bicycling rental program funded by PECO. The program is meant to help families who want to ride together in a safe, and fun way. “The program helps […]

Bicycle Coalition Testifies in Favor of New Bike Lanes in West Philly, Callowhill

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia testified in favor of bills for new bike lanes in West Philadelphia and Callowhill on Monday. During a meeting of the Streets and Services Committee in Philadelphia City Council, Bicycle Coalition policy coordinator Bob Previdi spoke in favor of bills which would create new bike lanes on Lansdowne Drive […]

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New Stop Added to ProfiteROLL Route

Our first annual ProfiteROLL, a pastry scavenger hunt in honor of Emily Fredricks, is taking place on April 15th. The self-guided, take your time ride can be started at any station along the route, and FREE sweet treats will be offered to registered riders at every participating station. We just announced the route, which totals […]

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Here’s the Case for Left Side Bike Lane and Protected Intersections

Philadelphia is installing left side bike lanes on other streets – There are 11 left side bike lanes in Philadelphia, currently, and more to come. Other cities have successfully used left side bike lanes, including Berkeley, CA; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Eugene, OR; Madison, WI; Minneapolis, MN; Naples, FL; New York City, NY; Portland, OR; […]

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What You Need To Know About Thursday’s Spruce/Pine Meeting

Wednesday’s Spruce/Pine meeting was very well attended and organized. The evening opened with a human-protected bike lane along Spruce Street for cyclists to show support for safer, better infrastructure, and proceeded with a well-organized, informative meeting by the Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems As most know by now, the biggest change to Spruce and […]

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What You Need To Know About Tonight’s Spruce/Pine Meeting

Tonight is the first night of meetings that will begin what we believe are a change from Spruce and Pine Streets as they exist today, to comfortable spaces where pedestrians, people on bicycles, and motorists can co-exist peacefully. I know, it sounds like a pipedream. But tonight, at the Kimmel Center, the city is leading […]

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Help Us Lobby for the Vision Zero Maintenance Crew

One of the positive pieces of Mayor Jim Kenney’s latest budget proposal is a Vision Zero Maintenance staff—literally, a staff of 13 people whose jobs are to help maintain street infrastructure that is faded, crumbling, and generally in need of some fixing. But just because something has been proposed doesn’t mean it’s a definite. That’s […]

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How to Get the Abandoned Bike on your Block Removed

  By Kyle Hearing 311 is one way for Philadelphians to improve their communities by reporting issues and watching them get fixed. Essentially, you can contact 311 using the Philly 311 app, visiting phila.gov/311, dialing 311, tweeting @philly311, or walking into their office (Philadelphia runs the only walk-in 311 service center in the country), and […]

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Let Me Tell You About My Awesome Bike Club

By Alicia Fields-Murphy Kickstand Crew is a social bicycle club based out of Hammonton, NJ. I started the club in 2017 to give people a reason to dust off their bikes and hit the streets. I wanted to start an inclusive club that welcomes everyone—young, old, expert, or novice. The club also advocates for safer […]

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Bike Camden County Kicks off 2018 in (boozy) Style

On Friday March 23rd, BCGP affiliate group Bike Camden County held its first Supporter Social of the year at Cooper River Distillers in downtown Camden. It was definitely one of our coolest event venues, with barrels holding aging bourbon stacked against one wall, the ancient (yet functional) copper still in another corner, and the NJT RiverLINE […]

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