PlanPhilly

Bicycling

    • Cyclists form a

Volunteers count vehicles in the bike lanes as upgrade work on Pine and Spruce is delayed

The bike lanes on Pine and Spruce streets are Philly’s versions of the watched pot that never boils. While volunteers from the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia engage in a week-long…

    • Traffic safety advocates form a

Near a Center City Wawa, humans protect a bike lane, to make a larger point

A line, 25 deep, stretched out in front of the Wawa on the corner of 22nd and South streets Tuesday morning. It wasn’t the scent of freshly made, hot Sizzlis that…

    • A pedestrian and a bicyclist pass on the sidewalk at 18th and Market streets | Meir Rinde

Sidewalk cycling: Illegal, unsafe, and one argument for more bike lanes

During the cool, early hours when Annie Heckenberger likes to go running, the sidewalks and streets around her home in Chinatown are usually quiet and uncongested. But one morning last summer, as she reached the corner of 12th and Race streets, she suddenly found herself face to face with a speeding bicyclist. …

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ABOUT BICYCLING

Philadelphia has the highest percentage of bike commuters than any of the other ten biggest cities in the United States. The city has more than 200 miles of in-street bike lanes and the Kenney administration vows to install 30 mile of new protected bike lanes. The city's bike share system, Indego, is growing and more cyclists than ever are taking to city streets. Here's where we follow how Philly is meeting the challenges of improving bike infrastructure, growing an equitable bike share system, and making more complete streets.

Philadelphia Pedestrian & Bicycle Plan (2012)

Complete Streets Policy (2013)

UPCOMING EVENTS IN BICYCLING

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