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Bike DelCo Is On The Move!

Maybe you haven’t noticed yet, but we’ve stepped up our game in the suburbs in the past year. With new funding from the William Penn Foundation, we’ve been able to hire our “new” Regional Planner Leonard Bonarek, our first full-time staffer dedicated exclusively to suburban and Circuit issues. He put together a star-studded agenda for […]

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BCGP Gives the Good Word at Western Trails Summit

  This past weekend, our Regional Planner Leonard Bonarek had the opportunity to present at the 6th Annual Western Suburbs Trails Summit at the Haverford Community Recreation & Environmental Center (CREC) in Delaware County. The focus of the event was the status of trail and other bike facility development in the western suburbs of Philly […]

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TASCC Narberth Gets Off To A Roaring Start

This past Sunday, over 30 residents of Narberth and Lower Merion, rightly concerned about the area’s walk/bikeability, got together for brunch to learn about our newest program: TASCC. Standing for “Technical Assistance for Suburban Circuit Communities,” the goal of TASCC is connect more communities to The Circuit, our regional network of bike trails.  1,689 total views, […]

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Western Trails Summit Sneak Peek

On Saturday February 10 at 9am, I’ll be presenting at the 6th annual Philadelphia Western Suburbs Trail Summit. My action packed 10-minute presentation will include: Municipal Circuit resolutions update, a look at PennDOT’s new suburban bike lane pilots, how we’re using DVRPC’s Level of Traffic Stress analysis to build our new TASCC (Technical Assistance for […]

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Welcome our New Montgomery Affiliate Chair!

We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that for the first time this century, Montgomery County will have an active BCGP affiliate group! Alexandria Schneider is a resident of Jenkintown with significant history in community organizing, including many bike rides! She will be the Chair of a steering committee in the county that includes Lou […]

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PA Transportation Alternatives Funding Announced: Circuit & On-Road Highlights

From a recent DVRPC press release: The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has awarded $7.9 million to ten local projects in Southeastern Pennsylvania through the Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program (TA). Additionally, $4 million will be dedicated to future projects over the next three years. The federal program funds community-based “non-traditional” projects designed to strengthen […]

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Bucks County Highlight

-By Rich Grafius, Interim Chair, Bike Bucks County Bike Bucks County (BBC) is a volunteer affiliate group of The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. We’re engaged citizens working to promote the Bucks County’s bike and pedestrian trail network, The Circuit, and safer road routes. We encourage and work with the local municipalities and agencies of Bucks […]

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Connecting Narberth to The Circuit

On Sunday January 21 -a rare day this winter with mild temps- I had the pleasure of meeting with a group of dedicated cycling advocates from lower Montgomery County. On a day much better suited to being outdoors, we discussed how to connect Narberth Borough and Lower Merion Township with the Cynwyd Heritage Trail (CHT) via […]

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BCGP to be Featured at Upcoming Western Trails Summit

Our Regional Planner Leonard Bonarek was recently invited to present at the upcoming Philadelphia Western Suburbs Trails Summit. The event is hosted by Friends of Haverford Trails, will be Saturday February 10 at 9am is in its 6th year of getting trail advocates from DelCo and neighboring areas of Chester and Montgomery Counties speaking with […]

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Introducing Our Newest Program: TASCC

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce our newest initiative: Technical Assistance for Suburban Circuit Communities, aka “TASCC.” This strategic effort is being established to aid suburban local activists and decision-makers who want to connect their community to The Circuit, our region’s 800+ mile network of multi-use trails. When The Circuit is […]

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