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Bike Expo explodes in Ben's backyard

What happens when Founding Father of Philly bike-builders, the unstoppable idea man Stephen Bilenky and the artisan bike genies of Bilenky Cycle Works join forces with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater…

Bicycle and pedestrian plan before Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Two planning meetings hosted by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission will serve as an opportunity for members of the community to share concerns and ideas about biking and walking in Philadelphia.…

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Built environment lessons from three northern neighbors

Two trips within one month recently brought me back to eastern Canada for the first time in 15 or so years. And while Quebec City, Montreal, and Toronto are each very…

    • A bike share bike like Denver has

Bike share demonstration aims to stir demand for Philly amenity

Lakeisha Bishop, Serita Lewis and Bonny West happened upon the thickly-framed, shiny red bicycles when their University of Pennsylvania office had a fire drill late Thursday afternoon.The bikes were brought…

Public bike-sharing system display in Philadelphia

The bikes and solar powered kiosk station will be available to try out. It is the same bike-sharing equipment currently being used in the Denver, Colorado B-cycle system and in this…

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Olson Urtecho resigns Planning, Zoning commissions in wake of Sestak fundraiser

Natalia Olson Urtecho, a rising star in Philadelphia public, private and nonprofit circles – with myriad connections up and down the political spectrum – resigned her volunteer posts on both the…

    • 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…

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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…

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