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Vote For Better Roads and Sidewalks on OpenDataVote

OpenDataVote encourages citizens to get involved in the process of open government and cultivates government transparency through the release of data and they asking you to vote for the data that you want the City of Philadelphia to publish on OpenDataPhilly Non- Profit organizations were invited to submit data ideas. The three organizations that win […]

House Rep. Taylor Introduces Legislation for Speed Cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard Pilot

Last week, Pennsylvania House Representative John Taylor (177th District) introduced House Bill 1187 to allow the deployment of speed cameras on one of the State’s and City’s deadliest roadways: Roosevelt Boulevard.  The Bicycle Coalition has been working on this issue for several years and passage of this legislation is a goal of Mayor Kenney’s Vision Zero Action Plan. […]

PennDOT Sustainable Action Committee to Bring Changes to I-95 Corridor

On March 20th, PennDOT kicked off a new Sustainable Action Committee concerning changes to I-95 through Philadelphia. The first meeting discussed Sector B of I-95, which runs from Spring Garden Street to the Girard Point Bridge and Broad Street (via 676). Such a project is being considered now because of Mayor Jim Kenney’s budget proposal […]

Explore the Circuits: Season kick-off

Come join the Bicycle Coalition for its kick-off to the start of trail season, an Explore the Circuits group ride held on Saturday, April 8. The 18-mile, Triple Play ride will hit three different trails, the Schuylkill, Audubon, and the Perkiomen Trails. The ride will also visit Sullivan’s Bridge, the newest crossing of the Schuylkill […]

Bike Shops That Rock: Cadence Cycling and Mulitsport

Cadence Cycling and Multisport welcomes beginning cyclists, serious triathletes, and every bike enthusiast no matter their ability. Focused on customer service that goes beyond expectations, Cadence provides its members with a full training setup, including a range of personal coaching, physiological testing, and mechanical services. Devoted to the biking community, Cadence sets itself apart with […]

Bike Shops That Rock: Breakaway Bikes

Breakaway Bikes and Fitness believes that helping the local cycling community thrive will in turn help their own shop thrive. Glenn Krotick began selling branded Breakaway socks from the back of his Ford Probe over a decade ago, but he knew the cycling community needed more. With a background as a spin class instructor, Krotick […]

Bicycle Coalition in the 2010s: Openings

With the momentum gained in the 2000s, the Bicycle Coalition has forged ahead the past 7 years to achieve great milestones for the biking community. Finally recognized as a major player in city transportation, biking has increased by 260% between 2005 and 2013 thanks to the efforts of the Coalition and the support from the […]

American Street Bike Lane Ordinance Introduced

An ordinance for a federally-funded improvement project on American Street was introduced in City Council on Thursday, paving the way for Philadelphia’s first raised protected bike lane.

Vision Zero Draft Action Plan: Add Your Comments

Vision Zero has become a major priority for Mayor Jim Kenney over the past year, and that’s because supporters and advocates all over Philadelphia made it an issue. Announced the same week of The Bicycle Coalition’s Vision Zero 2017 Conference, Mayor Kenney’s budget dedicates $5 million for Vision Zero and we hope to encourage him […]

Come to Bike Chester County’s Public Meeting on March 23

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia affiliate group Bike Chester County is holding a public meeting on Thursday, March 23 to help shed light on the processes and projects happening in Chester. The affiliate group, headed by Amanda Lozinak, is responsible for the vast majority of bicycle advocacy going on in Chester.

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