Bike Lanes

(A bike lane on Spruce Street in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia City Council Votes To Take Control of Bike Lane Placement

Councilman Bill Greenlee says he was looking to make the bike lane legislation consistent with policy on regulating roadway traffic.

06/07/2012

(credit: KYW's Mike Dunn)

City Council Considers Veto Power For New Dedicated Bike Lanes In Philadelphia

Councilman at large Bill Greenlee wants Philadelphia City Council to have more say in where bike lanes are placed throughout the city.

05/03/2012

(JFK Boulevard on Monday morning, looking west from 15th Street.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Market Street, JFK Blvd. Narrowed For City Traffic Experiment

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.

10/10/2011

(A bike lane on North 13th Street, near Market.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia’s Bike Lane Expansion Pauses For Penndot Street Work

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.

07/19/2011

File photo: John McDevitt

Philadelphia City Council Committee Meets To Discuss Approval Of New Bike Lanes

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.

06/05/2011

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Politicians Join In For ‘Bike to Work Day’ Event On Parkway

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.

05/20/2011

File photo: John McDevitt

Study Shows Philadelphia Number One In Bicycle Commuting

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.

05/09/2011

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Philadelphia Adding Bike Lanes To 10th And 13th Streets In Center City

Bicyclists may be rejoicing, motorists perhaps not, now that the Nutter Administration plans to add two more bicycle-only lanes in Center City.

04/29/2011

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