Councilman Bill Greenlee says he was looking to make the bike lane legislation consistent with policy on regulating roadway traffic.
Councilman at large Bill Greenlee wants Philadelphia City Council to have more say in where bike lanes are placed throughout the city.
Market Street West in center city and JFK Boulevard look a little different today. The city has begun a two-week test of reducing both thoroughfares by one lane.
The City of Philadelphia plans a six-month test of dedicated bike lanes on southbound 10th Street and on northbound 13th Street, between South Street and Spring Garden.
As Philadelphia today hosts the big bike race, city officials are in the midst of a battle over adding new bicycle-only lanes to some Center City streets.
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.
Bicyclists may be rejoicing, motorists perhaps not, now that the Nutter Administration plans to add two more bicycle-only lanes in Center City.