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After Nearly 20 Years, The Ben Franklin Ramp Is Happening!

Sad 2011 John Boyle, make room for Happy 2019 John Boyle. After nearly 20 years of our Research Director John Boyle’s tireless advocacy with the Delaware River Port Authority, DRPA is nearing completion of a ramp on the bridge’s southern walkway. This will provide seamless active transportation connectivity to one of the few bike/ped friendly […]

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Major Funding Wins: The Circuit Trails 2018 Wrap Up

  The Circuit Trails made significant construction progress in 2018, but there were even more funding wins and expanding Circuit Trails outreach efforts in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Here is your annual Circuit recap for 2018. 2,058 total views, 1 views today

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8 Counties, 90 Towns Adopt The Circuit Resolution

On December 10, advocates for The Circuit Trails got three wins in a single night. In Pennsylvania, Bristol Borough (photo above) and The City of Coatesville passed municipal resolutions in support of building 500 miles of The Circuit by 2025. On the other side of the Delaware River, Mercer County adopted the resolution as well. […]

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They “Biked The Bay,” And CRUSHED It

Editor’s Note: Back in the dog days of summer, Bicycle Coalition Regional Planner Leonard Bonarek posted what was essentially a dare to cyclists in our region: See if you can bike around the Delaware Bay. It was one of our most popular blog posts, and several folks took advantage of the resources we highlighted to […]

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CVT West Meeting Highlights Bike Chester County

Chester County Planning Commission (CCPC) recently held its final meeting on the Chester Valley Trail (CVT) West project in Parkesburg. A major highlight of the meeting was CCPC acknowledging the long timeline for completion of the trail, and its dedication to create an interim 0n-road connection between Downingtown and Atglen, where the CVT will eventually […]

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3 BCGP Panels Coming to the Philly Bike Expo

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia will be well represented at this year’s Philly Bike Expo. An event that has grown substantially every year, the Expo is a combination “bike show” and networking/learning opportunity, and will be back with an indoor bike test track for a second year. As in previous years, BCGP will have […]

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Throwback Thursday: Bicycle Coalition Youth Cycling Sojourn on the GAP Trail

From August 13th – 17th, the Bicycle Coalition Youth Cycling (BCYC) All Star Tour Team biked from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD on the longest Sojourn yet. At the Youth Bike Summit last year, BCYC athletes made connections with representatives for the Great Allegheny Passage and decided they wanted to bring the rest of their […]

Mercer County: Your Long Wait is Over

On Monday August 27, Don Pillsbury came by the office to be confirmed as our Affiliate Chair for Mercer County. This was particularly exciting for us as we now have a Chair in all eight of the suburban counties in our region for the first time in BCGP’s 46-year history.  1,473 total views, 2 views today

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Bike,Train, and Boat Around The Delaware Bay

If you’ve ever found yourself saying “I wish I could bike around the Delaware Bay, but I just don’t know how,” we’ve solved this problem. This summer you can do it using New Jersey Transit, your bicycle, the Cape May – Lewes Ferry, your bicycle again, maybe a DART Bus or two, and SEPTA. Talk about multi-modal […]

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A Suburban (Tweet)storm Is Coming

  For all of the throngs out there clamoring for a suburban Bicycle Coalition Twitter presence, your long wait is at last over. We’ve just started @BCGPsuburbs, our Twitter account that will be dedicated to Circuit Trails and suburban bike lanes and walkability in our 9-county region. Click here to follow us and get in […]

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