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This Election Day: Free Bike Rides, Free Flat Fixes

Philadelphia’s bicycling community wants to make it as easy as possible for you to vote on Tuesday—and they’re offering free rides and free flat fixes for voters in Philadelphia! On November 5th and 6th Indego Bike Share is hosting a “Pedal to the Polls” event, and will offer free day passes for anyone who wants […]

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Help Find the Rittenhouse Indego Station a New Home

The Indego bike share station at 19th and Walnut Streets near Rittenhouse Square is one of the most-used bike share stations in the city. The lot the station backs up to is being developed, and the station is set to be moved. Weirdly, though, officials and neighborhood residents can’t agree on a spot near 19th […]

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BCGP Suburban Forum: Date and Venue Set!

We’re proud to announce that we’ll be hosting a better mobility forum for the Pennsylvania suburbs on Saturday November 17th 2018 at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit (MCIU) in Norristown. Tentatively titled “Suburban Active Transportation 2018: Connecting Southeast Pennsylvania Communities via Roads, Sidewalks, Circuit Trails, and Emerging Technologies,” the event will be an opportunity for Pennsylvania […]

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NACTO numbers show that bike share isn’t going away anytime soon

By Stefani Cox According to a recent report released by the National Association of City Transportation Officials, bike share is thriving and well in the U.S. The report marks the second annual count of U.S. bike share rides and showed that in 2017 there were more than 35 million bike trips taken overall, which is […]

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In Camden, ofo Bicycles Were Few And Far Between

Late last week ofo pulled the rug out from under the Camden Bike Share pilot program, ending operations in several US cities, including Camden. The Camden Bike Share study was carefully planned, thanks to a grant from the William Penn Foundation. Managed by Cooper’s Ferry Partnership and conducted by the Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers […]

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Leonard’s Dreamy MontCo Bike Day

I have my tough days at work, and then there are the times where I find myself thinking “I really get paid for this?” Wednesday June 20 2018 shall go down in history as one of the latter days, as three bike events in Montgomery County all fell into place on the same day. I […]

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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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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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BCGP Drinks the NPR Kool-Aid

This year I’ve been lucky enough to attend the National Bike Summit for the first time, which gave me the chance to get a tourists’ view of my hometown of DC, and do stuff like take a bike tour to NPR. When I signed up for this, I thought it was just a tour of […]

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Q&A: Exit interview with Kiera Smalls of Bike Transit

By Stefani Cox Kiera Smalls may be headed in a new career direction, but she’s not forgetting about bike share. Kiera has been with Bicycle Transit Systems, bike share operator for Philadelphia’s Indego and other systems, for 3 years. Along the way, she’s spearheaded marketing and engagement efforts and inclusionary practices in the workplace. In our exit interview with […]

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