Category: Biking Outside The Region
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This weekend, amidst the excitement at the tenth annual Philly Bike Expo, an all-women panel of bike advocates presented on their grassroots efforts to make cycling accessible for all in the region. WHYY was on hand to cover the panel, organized by the Bicycle...read more
We’ve already covered rides that end at the Philly Bike Expo, don’t-miss workshops and panels, and a cool community conversation around equity in cycling. Here are two other highlights of this weekend’s Philly Bike Expo: On Sunday, be sure to see our...read more
After years of waiting, on October 15th, Bucks County broke ground on the first section of the Newtown Rail Trail in Southhampton Township. This 2.5-mile, 12-foot-wide multi-use trail will connect Tamanend Park in Upper Southampton Township to the popular Pennypack...read more
Have you ever felt like you wish you could talk directly to PennDOT? Here’s your chance! The Pennsylvania Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, commonly referred to as PPAC, is comprised of members of the public who advise PennDOT about bike/ped issues....read more
The Pennsylvanian is a once a day train that travels from NY Penn Station to Union Station in Pittsburgh via Philadelphia and is partially subsidized by PennDOT. Amtrak began expanding bike access in 2016 with the launch of bike service on the Washington to Chicago...read more
Pennsylvania cities and towns lack the ability to install parking protected bike lanes and pedestrian plazas — something other states have been benefiting from for years. Protected bike lanes keep cyclists safe, increase cycling as a form of transportation and...read more