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    • Ambassador Julian Root holds up a sign on the Walnut Street Bridge urging cars to yield to bikes.

Grassroots group teaches bicycling rights and responsibilities

It's a common sight. College-aged solicitors in uniform stand on Philadelphia's street corners, greeting passersby, cajoling for charity with tugs on heart strings. But this summer, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater…

    • Meet the Bike Ambassadors

Meet the Bike Ambassadors

Name: Brian Davis Age: 23 College: The University of the Arts Hometown: Seattle, WA What first attracted you to the Ambassadors program? "I liked that we could teach,…

    • Ben Franklin bike and hike lane

Crossing bridge by bike shows trail network potential

June 23, 2010 As Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition Advocacy Director John Boyle and I rode down Spruce Street in the bike lane on June 3, with minimal car traffic and other bikers…

Brownstoner: Imagining a Bicycle Transit Center

The Delaware Valley Green Building Council has released the results of its sustainable design competition to envision a bike transit center in Philadelphia, Brownstoner reports. The winner—Columbia University Graduate school of…

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Postcard from Paris: Here's looking at you Philadelphia

June 15, 2010By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Is there anyone who doesn't love Paris? No matter how many times I visit — and this time it amounted to one half-day…

Parkway Council seeks public opinion about Eakins Oval redesign

The Parkway Council is reaching out to the public with an online survey to study the potential reconfiguration of roads and sidewalks at Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum…

Stu Bykofsky: Bicyclists using Byko to raise funds

June 9, 2010 Stu Bykofsky: Bicyclists using Byko to raise funds Read full column

Report: Biking and walking on the Ben Franklin Bridge

Based on the findings of Crossing the Delaware for Transportation Independence issued in June 2010, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is calling upon the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) to…

    • Mayor Nutter reviews bike enthusiasts

Keeping Philly's wheels turning

By Billy GallagherFor PlanPhillyIf you’ve picked up the Daily News lately, you may have noticed that columnist Stu Bykofsky has written a series of less than complimentary opinion pieces…

    • Ronn Ash of both Velo-Park Bike Cabs and the Philly Bike Cab Alliance speak at the May 27th press conference

Philly bikecabs to reach streets starting this weekend

May 27, 2010 By Billy GallagherFor PlanPhillyThink twice the next time you consider honking at that cyclist riding in front of you on Spruce Street. He might be your…

    • The winner was Pat Cunnane (far right))

Biker wins 6th annual bike-car-transit commuter race

May 26, 2010 By Billy GallagherFor PlanPhilly As he reached City Hall, sweat dripping down his face and shirt, and a small group of dedicated cyclists cheering him on from…

Inquirer: Philly bike routes now on Google Maps.

By Sandy Bauers This morning, Google announced that it has added bicycle maps for 149 cities in the U.S. -- including Philadelphia -- to its mapping function.  Cycling advocates had been…

Adopt a Bike Rack

From the Next Great City newsletter: Since Mayor Nutter took office, the Streets Department has installed over 1,400 bike racks as part of an Adopt-a-Rack program. The program provides a city…

DVRPC Bicycle Survey: We need your input!

Please take this survey and help define bicycling priorities and goals in the Greater Philadelphia Region Shifting Gears is an outreach program by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)…

    • By Byrne. Top: MoMA, Olde Times Square, Villager. Middle: Coffee Cup, Wall Street, Ladies’ Mile. Bottom: Hipster,Chelsea, Jersey

It was a night when bikes had their day

Feb. 5, 2010 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhillyIt was hard not to keep humming "I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike" at last night's Urban…

David Byrne to speak on bicycle advocacy in Philadelphia

A group of diverse people will conduct a panel discussion on the intersection of bicycle advocacy, urban planning and civic responsibility on Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Academy of Natural Sciences.…

Letter from Philadelphia Bike Messenger Association on proposed cycling legislation

Letter from Philadelphia Bike Messenger Association on proposed cycling legislation The Philadelphia Bike Messenger Association (PBMA) would like to declare our stance on new cycling legislation proposed by Councilmen DiCicco and…

Bike Coalition opens "Bike the Strike" station in Dilworth Plaza

Bike the Strike: Commuters Can Bike During a SEPTA Strike  PHILADELPHIA - November 3, 2009 - The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia urges SEPTA travelers to bike instead of driving. Commuters…

Philadelphia is No. 1 Among Big Cities For Bicycle Commuting

Bicycle Commuting Doubles in Philadelphia over three year period The US Census Bureau’s 2008 American Community Survey recently reported that Philadelphia has the most bicycle commuters per capita of the nation’s…

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