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What to Know About the Spruce and Pine Street Bike Lane Revamp

The city has begun its highly anticipated revamp of the Spruce and Pine street bike lanes. The project will, among other things, switch the road’s two bike […]

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Don’t Thank the City for Finally Removing Those Obnoxious Naked Grouse Bikes

It’s a cutthroat world out there for brands. Pick a product — there’s almost certainly a good-enough substitution available for you, the all-powerful consumer. People are […]

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Three Signs Philly Is Getting Serious About Street Safety

Back in 2015, some of us were doubtful that Philadelphia officials would support something like Vision Zero, a Swedish-born concept that cities can prevent traffic […]

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Trash Truck Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Center City Cyclist’s Death

The District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday announced criminal charges against the driver of the garbage truck that struck and killed 24-year-old bicyclist Emily Fredricks in Center City […]

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PPA Is Doling Out More Tickets to Cars Parked in Bike Lanes

Good news for cyclists (and bad news for drivers who block their paths): Tickets for vehicles obstructing bike lanes are continuing to rise. According to data supplied […]

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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 […]