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$6 Million Settlement Reached in Death of Bicyclist Struck by Trash Truck

The family of Emily Fredricks, a 24-year-old pastry chef and bicyclist who was struck and killed by a private trash truck during her morning commute this […]

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Wawa Takes Steps to Address Cyclists’ Bike Lane Concerns

On Tuesday, cyclists lined up along the 22nd Street bike lane in Graduate Hospital to call for increased safety measures along the route, which included […]

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Cyclists to Wawa: Get Your Delivery Trucks Out of Bike Lane

Cyclists formed a human wall along the 22nd Street bike lane in Graduate Hospital on Tuesday morning to call for increased safety measures along the […]

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We Test-Rode the New Protected Bike Lanes on JFK and Market Street

Philadelphia officially opened bike lanes on Market Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard this week as part of a nine-month pilot project to increase safety on […]

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Hundreds Brave Rain for “Ride of Silence” to Honor Cyclists Killed in Accidents

Wednesday’s showers didn’t stop hundreds of cyclists from attending the annual “Ride of Silence” to honor those who have lost their lives to motor vehicle […]

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City Council Bill Could Hinder Plans for More Protected Bike Lanes

City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell has introduced a bill that, if approved, could hinder bike lane expansion in Philadelphia. The bill would mandate that a City Council […]

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Cyclists Made a Human Wall on the Bike Lane Where a Woman Was Killed

On Wednesday morning, roughly 100 cyclists formed a human wall along the Spruce Street bike lane. Their display comes exactly one day after a 24-year-old woman was struck […]

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Calling All Cyclists: You Should Totally Eat Chipotle for Dinner Tonight — Here’s Why

Calling all cyclists: Here’s your perfectly good excuse to eat Chipotle for dinner tonight. Today, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., eight Philly-area Chipotle locations will […]

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Two Bike Accidents on Tuesday Precede Next Week’s “Ride of Silence”

Two bike accidents on Tuesday come right before the annual “Ride of Silence,” which aims to bring awareness to bike accidents, as well as honor those […]

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This Is What 30 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes in Philly Could Look Like

It’s no secret that having a little something between a car that weighs at least a couple thousand pounds and a cyclist, whose only form of […]

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Bookmark This: The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia Made a Papal Visit Bike Map 

If you’ve been wondering how you’re going to get around the city when the Pope shows (haven’t we all been wondering that?), the Bicycle Coalition […]

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Fix It: The Terrifying Unmarked On-Ramp Near Eakins Oval

The unmarked on-ramp on 24th Street in Philadelphia is a death trap. I mean, look at it on the right. Located alongside Eakin’s Oval on the […]

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The Ride of Silence Is Tomorrow

Riding a bicycle can be fun, but it can also be dangerous. People are often injured and sometimes involved in fatal accidents while biking to […]

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Nutter Appoints Board to Make Philly a Better Biking City

A few months ago, we told you guys the awesome news that Philly is in the lead when it comes to bike commuting in big […]

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Go Us! Philly Leads Big Cities in Bike Commuting, Says New Report

If you biked to work today, give yourself a big pat on the back. In a new report released today, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater […]