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Bikes Vs. Cars


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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WATCH: After Being Hit, Cyclist Stands on SUV’s Hood in Center City

Sixx King is a little surprised that he managed to kick through the windshield of an SUV while wearing a pair of Chucks. On Tuesday, […]

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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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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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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 […]


Philly Among Metros With the Biggest Drop in Car Commuters

The Philadelphia region is one of 15 large metropolitan areas in the country that saw the steepest declines in automobile commuters in recent years. About 80.5 percent of Philly workers traveled […]

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A Massive Number of People Used the Schuylkill River Trail Last Year

For the first time ever, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission placed permanent counting devices on circuit trails throughout the Philadelphia area last year, enabling the […]

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Survey: Bikers and Drivers Break the Law At Similar Rates

I admit it: I’m biker in Philadelphia and I’ve broken the law. I’ve ridden through red lights (after stopping first, mind you). I’ve even done the South […]


Fix It: The Incredible Vanishing Bike Lanes on Pennsylvania Avenue

Between 10,000 and 20,000 vehicles pass through Pennsylvania Avenue on any given weekday. It’s the street that many people use get to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Eakins Oval, […]

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Finally, Philly Is Doing an Abandoned Bike Sweep

Is there anything more depressing than an abandoned bicycle? OK, there’s plenty of stuff, but you have to admit, there is something particularly sad about a rusty […]


Fix It: The Terrifying Unmarked On-Ramp Near Eakins Oval

The unmarked on-ramp on 24th Street in Philadelphia is a death trap. I mean, look at it on the right. Located alongside Eakin’s Oval on the […]

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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 […]

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Here Are the 3 Best Philly Bike Share Apps

Philadelphia is in love with its new bike share program. There have been more than 100,000 rides here since Indego launched in April, and we reached that milestone faster than […]

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Biking Is On the Rise Again in Philly

Yo, bikers: Our legions are yet again increasing, according to a newly released study by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Last fall, the coalition counted the […]