Alex Doty

Capital Bikeshare in Washington, DC

Innovative Plans Underway For Philadelphia Bike Share

A bill authorizing the delivery of a bicycle sharing system has moved favorably out of committee to the full Council for a spring of 2015 launch with 60-stations and 600-bikes.

06/09/2014

(Credit: Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Lawmakers Set to Overhaul City’s Road-Sharing Rules

Bicycle advocates and the auto advocacy agency AAA hope that sweeping revisions to the City of Philadelphia’s traffic code, approved Thrusday by a City Council committee, will improve the often-difficult interactions between drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians in the city.

11/15/2012

File photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Apartment House Developer Offers Bike-Sharing For His Tenants

There will be three bicycles for residents to share at each of five Dranoff Properties’ buildings: three in center city, one in Manayunk, and one on the Camden waterfront.

09/12/2012

(Bicyclists navigate between moving cars and parked vehicles on South Broad Street.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Bicyclists Applauding New 4′ Safety Buffer Rule In Pennsylvania

A new law is on the books in Pennsylvania that requires motorists to give bicyclists four feet of clearance when passing.

04/03/2012

file photo (credit: www.bicyclecoalition.org)

Philadelphia Bike Expo Is This Weekend In Center City

It will be set up inside the 23rd Street Armory in center city and operate Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10/28/2011

Bicycles

Philadelphia Police Poised To Crack Down On Bicycle Traffic

Philadelphia officials next month plan to use more “stick” in a program that takes a carrot-and-stick approach to bad behavior by people in cars, on bicycles, and on foot.

07/18/2011

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Politicians Join In For ‘Bike to Work Day’ Event On Parkway

Mayor Nutter had appointments right after the bike ride so he wore a suit and necktie, but Congressman Fattah, who rides with his wife and kids for recreation, and Congressman Brady, who admits he doesn’t ride too much, were dressed more casually.

05/20/2011

(credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg)

Cyclists Saddle Up For 6th Annual Ride Of Silence In Philadelphia

Nearly 200 people rode silently on a track through Philadelphia to honor fallen bicyclists and to raise awareness about the cyclists’ rights to share the road.

05/19/2011

File photo: John McDevitt

Study Shows Philadelphia Number One In Bicycle Commuting

A new study by The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia says the city has, per capita, twice as many cycling commuters as any other big city in the U.S.

05/09/2011

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