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Dockless Bikes (And More Electric Bikes) Are Coming to Philly

Dockless bikes are coming to Philly — temporarily, at least. Philly is moving forward with plans for a dockless bike share pilot program later this […]

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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 […]

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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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Price Increases, New Pass Options for Indego Bike-Sharing Program

Mayor Kenney’s office on Monday announced sweeping changes to the city’s popular Indego bike-sharing program that include new pass options, price increases, and a lower […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Books, Bikes and More

Smitten Kitchen Every Day @ Parkway Central Library | Wednesday, November 1 Author/food blogger Deb Perelman returns with Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant & Unfussy […]

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WATCH: Hundreds of Kids on Bikes Flood I-676

You’ve probably seen them popping wheelies on the Parkway or coasting down another Philly street – but yesterday afternoon, hundreds of teens on bikes took over new […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Will Philly’s Bike Share Shut Down During the Pope’s Visit?

There are a lot of unanswered questions about Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia on September 26th and 27th: Where will the so-called “security perimeter” be located? Will the […]