Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia
Philadelphia City Council is expected to cast a final vote this week on a bill that makes it easier for neighborhoods to set up pedestrian hangouts, as well as more space for bicycle parking.
Every year, anywhere from dozens to hundreds of cyclists gather at the foot of the Philadelphia Art Museum to remember the riders killed and many injured in the past year.
Bicycle advocates – and the Nutter Administration – are reluctantly going along with a proposal to give Philadelphia City Council more control over the location of bike lanes.
Biking enthusiasts are wondering why the Delaware River Port Authority decided to remove construction of a ramp on the Camden end of the Ben Franklin Bridge that could accommodate them, as well as the handicapped, from their five-year capital plan.
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.
A New Jersey assembly woman has proposed a bill to require license plates and a $10 registration fee for bicycles ridden on public roads.