Category: Safe Routes Philly
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Last week, on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, from 6:45 pm – 8 pm, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (BCGP) and the Philadelphia chapter of the Ride of Silence organized the 16th annual Ride of Silence. Over 250 cyclists gathered in support of cyclists who...read more
Later today, bicyclists from around the city, region, state, country, and world will participate in the Ride of Silence, a bicycle ride that takes place once a year to remember those cyclists who’ve been killed while on their bicycle. We long for the day where a...read more
In 2017, flex-posts were installed on a small portion of the South Street Bridge because of speeding vehicles getting on and off of the bridge, and the hazardous CHOP Roberts Center garage entrance. Currently, there are no protective flex-post on either side of the...read more
The Philadelphia Streets Department has commenced construction on six Safe Space for Cyclists protected bike lanes this week. These are upgrades that are a long time coming and the result of planning, advocacy, funding, and community meetings — most of which...read more
Bicycle Coalition Vision Zero organizer Lor Song remembers being harassed by the police for riding a bicycle. Being a professional bike messenger for 10 years, he’s had his fair share of police harassment, including one instance where he was stopped by police...read more
Editor’s note: This is a City of Philadelphia press release. PHILADELPHIA – Joined by City officials, members of the School District of Philadelphia and community partners, Mayor Jim Kenney today announced the launch of Safe Routes Philly, the City’s...read more