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Philly Set for an Emotional Ride of Silence on Wednesday

Over the last month, two Philly bicyclists have been involved in severe crashes with motor vehicles. One of them, Rachel Hall, was hit by a licenseless driver on Diamond Street in North Philadelphia, which left her in critical condition, where she currently remains, according to the most recent media reports. The other, Vijay Mohan, was killed while […]

Fundraiser for Family of Antonio Sandoval Happening June 1st

As we have mentioned here before, Antonio Sandoval Aparecio was killed on May 10th while riding his bicycle through the intersection of 2nd and Girard. Antonio “Chato” worked for Johnny Brenda’s and was a beloved member of multiple communities. At the Ride of Silence on May 21st, two of his sisters were in attendance. A fundraiser to […]

Ride of Silence This Wednesday at 6:30 PM

The annual Ride of Silence is happening this Wednesday evening. The ride, happening in parallel with more than 250 sister rides worldwide, honors and remembers people injured or killed while riding bicycles in the street. The ride also brings awareness to the need to share the road with bicyclists. In the past year, five people were killed […]

We Do Not Need to Accept Traffic Deaths in Philadelphia

Early Saturday morning, 38-year old Antonio (Tony) Sandoval Aparecio was killed while bicycling through the intersection of 2nd and Girard in Northern Liberties. He had just left Johnny Brenda’s, where he had worked as a cook for many years. The intersection at which the crash occurred. View PA/NJ Bicycle Crashes 2011-2014 in a larger map Tony […]

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