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Philly’s 2-Way Protected Bike Lanes Are Getting Closer to Center City

Philly’s getting another two-way protected bike lane, and this time it’ll be located a little closer to the heart of the city. The project will […]

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A Street-by-Street Look at City Council’s Bike-Lane Bonanza

This post has been updated. With its narrow streets and menacing cars at every turn, Philly is hardly a cyclist’s paradise. But our lawmakers are at […]

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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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PPA Is Doling Out More Tickets to Cars Parked in Bike Lanes

Good news for cyclists (and bad news for drivers who block their paths): Tickets for vehicles obstructing bike lanes are continuing to rise. According to data supplied […]

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5 Takeaways From Philly’s New Anti-Congestion, Pro-Transit Plan

The city just revealed its first ever “strategic” transportation plan — a lengthy report that includes recommendations for increasing safety and efficiency on Philly’s streets, at a time when […]

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Bike Lane Revamp for Spruce and Pine Streets Delayed Until Spring

The highly anticipated revamp of the bike lanes on Spruce and Pine streets has been delayed until the spring. Some background: The bike lanes, which provide […]

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Cyclists to Wawa: Get Your Delivery Trucks Out of Bike Lane

Cyclists formed a human wall along the 22nd Street bike lane in Graduate Hospital on Tuesday morning to call for increased safety measures along the […]

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We Test-Rode the New Protected Bike Lanes on JFK and Market Street

Philadelphia officially opened bike lanes on Market Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard this week as part of a nine-month pilot project to increase safety on […]

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City Moves Forward With Plan to Switch Sides of Spruce and Pine Bike Lanes

It’s a smart move, but not smart enough. That’s what bike advocates have to say about the city’s plan to swap the bike lanes on […]

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City Weighs Plans to Revamp Spruce and Pine Bike Lanes

Roughly four months after a 24-year-old cyclist was struck and killed by a trash truck on Spruce Street, officials say they are considering moving the Spruce and Pine […]

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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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Are Philly’s New Wi-Fi Kiosks Going to Spy on You?

Last month, we told you Philly sidewalks could soon feature 100 new kiosks — equipped with fancy features like free Wi-Fi, phone charging ports, public service announcements and info […]

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NYC’s Phone-Charging Kiosks Might Soon Be All Over Center City

Soon enough, you might be able to charge your phone and access free Wi-Fi at a kiosk on a Philly sidewalk. The Art Commission has granted preliminary […]