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12 Agencies Presenting at Northwest Trails Open House

There will be an Open House on Tuesday, September 25 to answer all your questions about old, new, and upcoming Northwest Philadelphia and Montgomery County trail projects. The event, taking place at the Manayunk Brewery on Main Street, is free; register here. Among the issues we’ll be talking about with our partners—Philly Parks and Rec., […]

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Circuit Trails Projects Receive Grants from PA Act 13 Funds

At today’s Commonwealth Financing Authority meeting, five number of Circuit Trail projects and four Circuit Connection projects were awarded funds from the Greenways Trails and Recreation Program. This is one of the state grant programs that benefits trails and bike/ped facilities, and this is good news for The Circuit. Keep reading to see the specific […]

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Meet our 2018 Gala Honorees

On Thursday, October 4, 2018, the Bicycle Coalition will be celebrating three of the Greater Philadelphia region’s champions for the cycling community at our Fifth Annual Gala and Awards Dinner. It’s going to be a great party, and we’d love to have you there to help us cheer on our honorees as we raise money for […]

NJ Trail Funding Will Be Wasted if We Don’t Take Action

Do you want New Jersey to have more miles of connected walking and bicycling trails? Sure you do. Unfortunately, due to inefficient management, the state is actually on the verge of losing funding it’s already received for Circuit Trails and other bicycle and pedestrian projects.  The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and its predecessor, Transportation Enhancements (TE), […]

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Northwest Philly and Lower Merion Circuit Trails Open House in September

Have you been wondering about the status of various trail and Schuylkill River or Canal-related projects that are in progress or being planned on the Circuit in NW Philly and Lower Merion Township?  Come learn about the Circuit Trail projects that are being managed by thirteen different agencies and non-profit organizations.

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.  1,241 total views, 1 views today

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The Schuylkill Crossing Bridge Project is Underway

The Schuylkill Crossing Project is underway. This project will connect the Bartram’s Mile Trail with the Grays Ferry Crescent and is managed by the Schuylkill River Development Corporation. This segment of the Schuylkill River Trail will also carry the East Coast Greenway and the 911 Trail. 6,388 total views, 1 views today

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We Analyzed Upcoming Trails For Community Impact

Looking at issues like equity, length, population, and connectivity, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia recently analyzed coming-trail segments to better understand the impact these trails will have on citizens of the 9-county Greater Philadelphia Region. This analysis helped us better understand where already-funded trails should be prioritized for building, and where residents are especially […]

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Touring the inside of the Ben Franklin Bridge Anchorage

We were fortunate enough to be invited to partake in a guided tour of the Camden Anchorages of the Ben Franklin Bridge a week ago Thursday provided by the Delaware River Port Authority.   This 1920s suspension bridge was an early example of multimodalism; it was designed by Paul Phillipe Cret to carry pedestrians (the north and […]

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BCGP Suburban Forum: Date and Venue Set!

We’re proud to announce that we’ll be hosting a better mobility forum for the Pennsylvania suburbs on Saturday November 17th 2018 at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit (MCIU) in Norristown. Tentatively titled “Suburban Active Transportation 2018: Connecting Southeast Pennsylvania Communities via Roads, Sidewalks, Circuit Trails, and Emerging Technologies,” the event will be an opportunity for Pennsylvania […]

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