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Burlington County Becomes 100th to Sign Circuit Trails Resolution

  Last night the Burlington County Freeholders adopted the resolution in support of completing 500 miles of Circuit Trails by 2025, becoming the ninth and final county in the Philadelphia region to get on board. The County also became the 100th government in the region to adopt the resolution, so we had all the more […]

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New Community Group, BICICLAMOS, Spends Weekend Building New Bikes

On Saturday, February 9th, we hopefully made a tiny piece of history. Bicycle Coalition volunteers got together with community members from ACLAMO Family Centers to assemble boxed bikes that will become the “startup capital” for BICICLAMOS, a new slow-roll bike club. The name — chosen by the ACLAMO community — is a combination of the […]

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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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BCGP Suburbs At Full Strength: New Chair For Bike Bucks County

On Wednesday January 9, Pat Budd, a cycling advocate with 50 years of commuting experience, joined the Bicycle Coalition as the new Chair of Bike Bucks County (BBC). Pat didn’t accept this new volunteer position lightly. He came to the meeting of our affiliate Chairs to get a more full understanding of the commitment, and […]

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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. 2,046 total views, no views today

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Our Journey To Start An Inclusive Slow-Roll Bike Club

[clic aquí para español] A beat up rented van pulls up to a dark alley and backs up to a loading dock. Doors open and 10 large boxes slide out and are stacked in the back and the van lurches off into the night. This was step one in helping to start “Biciclamos!”, a fledgling […]

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DVRPC Board Awards $2 Million for NJ Circuit Projects

On December 5th, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) Board approved more than $2 Million in CMAQ funds for the construction of two Circuit Trails Projects in New Jersey. The projects were part of DVRPC’s Competitive CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation Air Quality) program. These are federal dollars allocated to Metropolitan Planning Organizations for projects that […]

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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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Bike Chester County Chair Gets Whimsical Trophy

  On December 4th, Bicycle Coalition affiliate group Bike Chester County (BCC) held its annual Supporter Social at the Whip Tavern in Coatesville. This was a special one in that it was the last with BCC’s Chair, Amanda Lozinak. She has served as our “super volunteer” in Chester County for several years, and decided in recent […]

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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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