Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
The $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.
Dozens 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.
In 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.
The 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.
There’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.
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.
It’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.
A new law is on the books in Pennsylvania that requires motorists to give bicyclists four feet of clearance when passing.
Bikes, bags, clothes, hardware are on display, along with an obvious love of cycling.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new unit of eight to 10 officers will rotate among five zones in Center City each day during the summer, enforcing laws such as no bicycling on the sidewalk, no texting while driving, and for pedestrians — obeying signals at crosswalks.
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held this morning along Kelly Drive for a million-dollar project to improve the “Fairmount Bikeway,” along the Schuylkill River between Falls Bridge and Ridge Avenue.