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City Life

City Unveils Details of Its Dockless Bike Pilot Program

If you’ve been following the inexorable rise of dockless transportation, you surely already have a decided opinion on the matter. The battles are old news […]

City Life

We Survived a Demo of the New Lime Dockless Scooters

I broke the law on Thursday and it felt … wobbly. Okay — it wasn’t really breaking the law. Lime Bike brought two of its […]

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City Life

Brace Yourself: The Dockless Bike and Scooter Scourge Is Coming

Silicon Valley types have long viewed transportation as a ecosystem ripe for disruption. There’s Uber and Lyft, Elon Musk and his proposed hyperloop, Richard Branson […]

City Life

Philly Could Have a Dockless Bike Share by the End of the Year

We could start seeing dockless bikes on the streets of Philadelphia by the end of the year, Billy Penn reports. During a City Council Committee on Streets and […]

Be Well Philly

Here’s Exactly Where Indego Is Installing 14 New Stations

My, how time flies. Philly’s bike-share system, Indego, has been around for two years now. And to celebrate their birthday, Indego announced where they’ll be installing 14 new […]

Property

Center City West Named America’s Most Bikeable Downtown

This is Bike to Work Week, and while I left my three-speed at home in Germantown and took SEPTA to work today,* I generally consider bicycling as practical […]

Citified

How Can Bike-Share Do a Better Job Reaching the Poor?

From June 22nd to 24th, professionals who specialize in bikes, transportation and social justice will gather at the Cira Centre for the first-ever Better Bike Sharing Conference. […]

City Life

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 […]

Be Well Philly

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 still has plenty of […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

Philly’s Bike Share Is Shutting Down Tonight

If you absolutely must go somewhere this weekend, it appears that one of your only remaining options will be your own two feet: The Indego bike share […]

City Life

This Infographic Shows How Wildly Successful Philly’s Indego Bike Share Is

The news about Philly’s bike share system has been almost exclusively good since it launched in April (almost). Indego reached 8,000 rides in its first week, then 65,000 rides in its first […]

Foobooz

Indego And Cuba Libre Team Up To Reward Bike Sharers

Attention bike riders: Philly’s own bike share program, called Indego, is partnering with Cuba Libre to offer a free tapas dish to anyone who shows […]

Things to Do

10 Philly Indego Bikes Get the Mural Arts Treatment

Ten of Philadelphia’s Indego bikes are sporting more than just the classic blue thanks to a new local arts initiative. The Mural Arts Program teamed with […]

City Life

So What Happened to the Crazy Bike Share Cyclists on the Expressway?

Two bike share users in Philadelphia did an incredibly stupid thing this past weekend: They rode on I-676. An eye-popping video posted to YouTube shows the cyclists pedaling westbound on the […]