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Bicycling

    • Rendering of DRWC's proposed bike trail in front of the Residences at Dockside

Proposed new Delaware Avenue bike trail wins some early fans

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s proposal to build a new bicycle trail along Delaware Avenue from Washington Avenue to Spring Garden Street was met with general assent from the small crowd…

    • buffered bike lane chestnut

New City Council bill threatens progress on Philly's bike lanes

City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell introduced a bill on Thursday that would shift more control of Philadelphia’s bike lane infrastructure to council and away from the city’s planners and traffic engineers. The…

    • Cars and bikes compete on many Philadelphia streets despite bike lanes.

Cyclists violate traffic law no more than drivers, new data shows

A new study from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) seems to further confirm a sinking suspicion many Philadelphians have: Everyone on the road is a law-breaking jerk. The FDOT study…

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ABOUT BICYCLING

Philadelphia has the highest percentage of bike commuters than any of the other ten biggest cities in the United States. The city has more than 200 miles of in-street bike lanes and the Kenney administration vows to install 30 mile of new protected bike lanes. The city's bike share system, Indego, is growing and more cyclists than ever are taking to city streets. Here's where we follow how Philly is meeting the challenges of improving bike infrastructure, growing an equitable bike share system, and making more complete streets.

Philadelphia Pedestrian & Bicycle Plan (2012)

Complete Streets Policy (2013)

UPCOMING EVENTS IN BICYCLING

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