Bike Lanes

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Drivers, Stop Parking in the New Spruce and Pine Street Bike Lanes

The first thing you’ll notice when cycling along the newly repaved Pine Street bike lane is that it is smooth — like unbelievably, am-I-really-biking-in-Philly, I-thought-Philly-was-covered-in-potholes smooth. After […]

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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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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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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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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 […]