Bicycling

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Indego to Embrace Fairmount Park This Year

The Indego bike share network turns one this April, and while the folks who run it are pleased with how well it’s done so far, it […]

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The Five Biggest Philadelphia Transportation Stories of 2015

If anything, 2015 was the Year of the Bike on the transportation front locally, with major new facilities opening up the promise of faster, easier bike […]

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State Bill Would Require Bicyclists to Wear Reflective Clothing at Night

A bill has been introduced to the Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee which would require bicyclists to wear highly visible reflective clothing at nighttime under all circumstances. But the safety-minded legislation, sponsored by […]

Citified

A Simple Tool To Save Bicyclists’ Lives

It seems like every week there’s a new list of the most “bikeable” or “bike-friendly” American cities. Lo and behold, Philadelphia makes the Top 10. Cycling […]

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The Media Is Vastly Underestimating SEPTA’s Constituency

For the first time ever in a Philadelphia mayoral campaign, all of the candidates in this year’s primary tipped their proverbial hats to the importance […]

Be Well Philly

Here Are All the Indego Bike Share Stations in Philadelphia

If you signed up for Indego Bike Share Philly, which officially launches on April 23rd, you should be receiving your Indego key and welcome packet […]

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How Bike Lanes & Shared Streets Pay for Themselves, and Then Some

New research suggests that “Complete Streets” — those carefully designed, multi-modal travel corridors that often include, yes, bike lanes — can yield handsome returns on investment […]

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Map Shows Where Bike Thefts Are Most Common in Philly

A map made by Philly analytics guy and bike rider Gregory Kaminski shows where bike thefts are most common in Philly. It’s largely common sense: […]

City

Mayor Nutter Takes Surprise Trip to Paris to Talk About Bicycles

Je viens de recevoir le Maire de Philadelphie, @Michael_Nutter qui a ouvert sa ville à l'innovation et au dev durable pic.twitter.com/YPE3jGAmOC — Anne Hidalgo (@Anne_Hidalgo) […]

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Maybe Philly Drivers and Bicyclists Actually Like Fighting With Each Other

A few weeks ago, after tipping back a few too many beers, a friend of mine opened up about his girlfriend and their loving but […]

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Another Day, Another Incoherent Stu Bykofsky Rant About Bicycles

Stu Bykofsky is the Pavlov’s dog of Philadelphia journalism. He has been programmed to do the exact same thing every time he reads a newspaper column […]

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The 14 Worst Bike Intersections in Philly

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has released a map of all of Philly’s (reported) bike crashes from 2007-2012.

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Philly Leads Big Cities in Bicycle Commuting

So: Members of the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities took a deeper look at recent Census numbers and have concluded: Philly leads the nation’s […]

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15 Dandy Get-Ups From Saturday’s Tweed Ride

If you were downtown on Saturday, chances are you may have seen an unusual group of cyclists. Philadelphia’s sixth annual Tweed Ride took place over […]

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Two Dudes Will Bike the City’s 72-Mile Border Tomorrow

Shawn McKenna–a triathlete (and market researcher) and a friend, James Huth, are embarking on a 72-mile (give or take) expedition tomorrow to cycle the entire […]