Bike Lanes

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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 […]

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Despite Cyclist’s Death, City Won’t Promise Protected Lane on Spruce

Emily Fredricks, a 24-year-old cyclist, pastry chef, and artist, was struck and killed by a trash truck during her morning commute on Tuesday. She was […]

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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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Could West Philly’s Brand-New $50K Bike Lane Disappear?

A lot of people are talking about West Philly’s new one-way protected bike lane – the city’s first. The 1.1 mile lane on Chestnut Street between 45th […]

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Philly Bike Riders, Meet Your Newest Enemy: Frank Rizzo’s Secretary

It’s finally happened: The scourge of bike lanes has come to deep South Philadelphia in the form of the 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project, making 13th […]

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The Checkup: Hooray! Philly’s Bike Lanes to Get Serious Upgrade 

• Well, this is exciting: Yesterday, funding boosts for 51 transportation projects across Pennsylvania were announced. Included on the list: $250,000 to the City of […]

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Womp, Womp: 5th Street Tunnel Bike Lane Loses Barriers for Winter 

The installation of a protected bike lane in the 5th Street tunnel was met with lots of cheers from cyclists when it debuted over the summer, […]

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The Checkup: The Scientific Case for Taking a Daily Selfie (This Is Not a Joke)

• You could call taking a selfie a day vain, or you could call it a confidence boost: A new study found that folks who […]

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The Checkup: How to Use Protein Powder (Because You KNOW You Have Questions)

• The protein powder aisle can be a bit overwhelming. Here, all the questions you’ve ever had about protein powder answered, plus which types of […]

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The Checkup: Nutrition Pros’ Favorite Post-Workout Supermarket Snacks

• You know when you hit Solidcore and then head to the supermarket, only to realize midway through shopping that you really need a post-workout […]

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The Checkup: These Are the Bike-Lane Deserts of Philly (Do You Live in One?)

• The folks over at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia have created an interesting map that highlights bike-lane deserts, areas of the city that […]

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An Open Letter to Drivers Who Double-Park in Bike Lanes: Why?

When it comes to spending my time on a bike in Philly, the street with a bike lane that I spend the most time on […]

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Philly’s First Two-Way Protected Bike Lane Will Be Protected by Parked Cars

It’s about time. A two-way protected bike lane is coming to the city by August, according to the Streets Department. The lane will also work to open up additional parking. […]

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WATCH: SEPTA Releases Footage of Bus-Cyclist Standoff

The viral standoff’s back. SEPTA released a 30-minute video to Billy Penn that includes footage of and leading up to the hotly-debated showdown that occurred last Wednesday near 13th […]