Defunct Manayunk Bridge To Be Converted For Recreational UseThe $4.1-million project is designed to extend the Cynwyd Heritage Trail, in Lower Merion, to the Schuylkill River Trail network in Philadelphia, via the Manayunk Bridge.
'The Circuit Coalition' Asks For Funding To Continue Building Regional Trail NetworkDozens of non-profit groups that form 'The Circuit Coalition' are trying to make the case that the regional trail network is a worthy investment. The just expired Penn Foundation grant funded 40 different projects.
Project Underway To Identify Hottest Spots For Bike Theft In PhiladelphiaIn the last six years, police data shows more than 10,700 bicycles with a total value of nearly $4 million were reported stolen in Philadelphia.
Vendors Give Philadelphians a Peek At Bike-Sharing Equipment Up For BidThe city intends to roll out a program next year in which customers will be able to help themselves to a sturdy bike for a short time, paying at the self-service docking stations by the day or through an annual membership.
Plan In Place To Make Ben Franklin Bridge Walkway More User-FriendlyThere’s been a lot of talk about a new ramp for pedestrians and bicyclists to access the Ben Franklin Bridge and now theDRPA is designing one.
Philadelphia Apartment House Developer Offers Bike-Sharing For His TenantsThere 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.
Mayor Nutter Straps On A Helmet For Bike To Work DayIt’s National Bike to Work Day, and here in Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter led a group of riders from Boat House Row, up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to City Hall.
Bicyclists Applauding New 4' Safety Buffer Rule In PennsylvaniaA new law is on the books in Pennsylvania that requires motorists to give bicyclists four feet of clearance when passing.
The Philadelphia Bike Expo's Going On This Weekend At 23rd Street Armory In Center CityBikes, bags, clothes, hardware are on display, along with an obvious love of cycling.
Philadelphia Bike Expo Is This Weekend In Center CityIt 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.
Philadelphia Police Poised To Crack Down On Bicycle TrafficPhiladelphia 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.
Philadelphia Politicians Join In For 'Bike to Work Day' Event On ParkwayMayor 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.