Police in parts of Center City and South Philadelphia have been giving written warnings to bicyclists who refuse to follow the rules of the road. On Labor Day, they’ll start writing tickets.
CBS3 asked for reactions to the new bike law in Philadelphia from area drivers and cyclists.
An out of control driver hit and killed a bicyclist. Eyewitnesses say the driver also slammed into four parked cars as well as another oncoming car.
A 37-year-old man on a bicycle was struck and killed by a train in Newark Saturday evening.
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.
An unidentified woman bicyclist suffered minor injuries and was cited for operating her bike while under the influence of alcohol around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning when she slammed into a police car that had its lights and flashers operating while responding to an emergency.
With gas prices skyrocketing and the mounting pressure to “go green,” many Philadelphia residents have found a new mode of transportation: the bicycle.
A central Pennsylvania man is behind bars after police say he was biking under the influence.