Bike Lanes

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Philly Is About to Get More Bike Friendly

Market Street could soon get more protected bike lanes — and this time, they’d be permanent. Philadelphia has secured a $3 million state grant for a major transportation […]

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Bike Lane Revamp for Spruce and Pine Streets Delayed Until Spring

The highly anticipated revamp of the bike lanes on Spruce and Pine streets has been delayed until the spring. Some background: The bike lanes, which provide […]

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Coming to Montco: Nearly 800 Miles of Bicycle-Friendly Paths

Officials in Montgomery County have unanimously approved a plan to create nearly 800 miles of cyclist-friendly paths in the area. It’s part of “Bike Montco: Building […]

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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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Construction for Protected Bike Lane Trial Begins in Center City

Philadelphia took a major step toward safeguarding bicycle travel on Monday by starting construction on protected bike lanes along Market Street and JFK Boulevard between 15th and 20th […]

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I Love My Job: Philly Bike Messenger Joe Cox

If you’ve spent any significant amount of time riding around in Center City, you’ve probably encountered Philly bike messenger Joe Cox, who, with his bright […]

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Cyclists to Hold Annual “Ride of Silence” Just Days After Bike Courier Was Killed

Pablo Avendano, a 34-year-old Point Breeze resident and bike courier for the food delivery company Caviar, was struck and killed by a car on Spring […]

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City Moves Forward With Plan to Switch Sides of Spruce and Pine Bike Lanes

It’s a smart move, but not smart enough. That’s what bike advocates have to say about the city’s plan to swap the bike lanes on […]

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West Philly and Fairmount Park Could Soon Get New Bike Lanes

New bike lanes in West Philly and Fairmount Park could give cyclists who live in those areas easier commutes to Center City. PlanPhilly reports that City Council is considering […]

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City Weighs Plans to Revamp Spruce and Pine Bike Lanes

Roughly four months after a 24-year-old cyclist was struck and killed by a trash truck on Spruce Street, officials say they are considering moving the Spruce and Pine […]

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JFK and Market Street Are Getting Protected Bike Lanes

Two of the busiest roads in Philadelphia are getting protected bike lanes. Over the weekend, officials announced nine-month pilot project to increase street safety on John […]

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Philly Drivers, You’re Wrong: Protected Bike Lanes Will Actually Ease Congestion

Last year, officials cut the ribbon across the city’s first and only one-way protected bike lane. The opening of the 1.1-mile artery, which stretches east […]

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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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Cycling Advocates Plan Another Human Bike Lane to Protest Latest Crash

Following the second serious crash involving a truck and a cyclist in Center City in less than a month, protesters have planned another human bike […]