Bike Lanes

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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 […]

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End the Bikers’ Moral Crusade: Build Better Bike Lanes

I rode my bike to work this morning, which I often do when the weather’s nice. Other times I walk or take the subway, and […]

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Philly Cyclist’s Petition Against Parking in Bike Lanes Racks Up Nearly 1,000 Signatures

Can’t we all just get along? Can’t cars and bicycles maintain a symbiotic relationship on Philly’s streets? Apparently not. About a month ago, Travis Arterburn — who […]

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The Checkup: Where You Can Expect to See New Protected Bike Lanes

• Cyclists, rejoice! There are plans to install over 10 new protected bike lanes (lanes separated from cars by physical barriers) around the city, and the […]

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A New How-to Manual for Urbanist Revolutionaries

There’s a new how-to manual for urbanist revolutionaries looking to dismantle the car-centric infrastructure of most American cities, and it’s written by Janette Sadik-Khan, the controversial […]

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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 […]

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Urbanists, Rejoice: Philly Is Getting Its First Complete Streets Commissioner

Need proof of how far urbanists have come over the last few years? Mayor Jim Kenney is creating a brand-new position in his administration called the “Complete Streets Commissioner,” […]

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Study: Severe Injuries Actually Increased After NYC Added New Bike Lanes

Well, this is odd. A new report by the American College of Emergency Physicians found that the number of severe injuries among cyclists didn’t go down after New York City installed […]

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Bicycle Coalition Is Throwing a Birthday Party for the Spruce and Pine Street Bike Lanes

Happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Spruce and Pine Street bike lanes, happy birthday to you! Yes, it’s true, the Spruce and Pine Street […]

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10 Philly Streets Crying out for Protected Bike Lanes

Philadelphians bike more than you probably think they do. In fact, of the ten biggest cities in the U.S., Philly has the highest percentage of bicycle commuters. According […]

Property

Property’s Photo of the Week: Philly’s Bike Lane Struggle Is Real

A photo posted by @delarocka on May 24, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT Ah, the classic compromised bike lane, a lane almost all of us — too […]

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Philly Is Finally Getting Its First Protected Bike Lanes

Good news, cycling comrades: Philadelphia is planning to add more than 10 miles of new bike lanes in the next year. But that’s not all. For the […]

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Schuylkill River Trail Update: Bartram’s Mile Design Workshop May 14th

Skip to the Bartram’s Mile Before/After Concept Sketch gallery we’ve included below if you must, but do consider this Thursday’s event please. Here’s why: As some […]

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There’s a New Buffered Bike Lane on Rittenhouse Square West

City bikers, rejoice: A new buffered bike lane running along the West side of Rittenhouse Square popped up over the weekend, PlanPhilly reports. And just […]