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Getting Started: The Essentials
New to biking in Philly? We’ve got the guide that covers everything you need to know to get started.
Plan your route! Learn where there are bike lanes, trails, and signed on-road bike routes in the region.
Your local bike shop is your best friend when it comes to getting what you need to ride. Find your local shop— and explore shops that reward you for being a Bicycle Coalition member.
BIKE LAW FAQs
Have questions about the rules of the road? Understand your rights, whether you’re a cyclist or a motorist sharing the road.
What to Do in a Crash
Memorize these steps to take following a crash so you’re prepared in the heat of the moment.
Locking and Theft
Everyone’s concerned about preventing their bike from getting stolen. Here’s how to lock your bike properly, and what to do if your bike gets stolen.
Reporting an Issue
Potholes, debris, or washed-out trails got you down? Use this page to most efficiently direct your request to the right agency.
Biking to Get Around
Need support in making the jump to commuting by bike? Have a question about taking your bike on public transportation as part of your journey? We’ve got you covered.
Biking for Fun or Sport
Ride buddies abound in local bike clubs and teams. Find your weekend bike crew here.
Where to Ride
Need new ideas for your next local bike adventure? Find tried-and-tested routes and ride guides.
Classes and Rides
Are you a new or less-experienced bicyclists looking to get comfortable riding in the city? We’ll help you out. New and experienced cyclists alike can find community on one of our group rides.
Our policy reports draw needed attention to issues affecting bicyclists, as well as highlight strides we’ve made as a region in supporting safer biking and walking. Get the facts and figures here.
No one likes riding their bicycle through trash, plastic bags, and leaves. But that’s exactly what everyone traveling along the 4400 block of the Chestnut Street protected bike lane was enduring. So the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia planned a cleanup of...
Editor's note: We sent the following letter to Councilperson Mark Squilla and the Office of Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability on Thursday, December 5th. It is an update in the ongoing saga that found two people in the Society Hill Civic Association...
By Alex McDonough In Spring 2019, Philadelphia City Council passed Bill No. 180950, an ordinance that exempts businesses from the initial loading zone fee provided they are located on a street with a bike lane. As is the case with numerous blandly-titled city...
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