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    • Tacony Creek Trail

Region's trail funding future is unclear

This fall, the pool of money that has been infusing the region’s budding trail network for the past three years dried up.  The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has doled…

    • Dancing light, Photo by Blog King
    • Pastorius Park, Photo by Gary Reed
Eyes on the Street

September 30 - October 3: Frankford Creek Greenway meeting | East and West Fairmount Park input | Bicycle Coalition volunteer night | Fort Mifflin fundraiser | Chinatown night market

Hey, Eyes on the Street! Here are a few events that piqued our interest for the week ahead. FEEDBACK: Frankford Creek Greenway Public Meeting Monday, September 30. 6pm - 7:30pm. Juniata…

    • Society Hill Towers, Photo by shrimpcracker
    • Chicken Master, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

September 24: Casino update | City tells 25K to file second-level tax appeal | Bike commuting on the rise | City Paper says SEPTA needs regional tax | Sign-makers liven up Brewerytown | Vote on Pa. artifacts

Hello Streeters! Here is what's making news this sunny Tuesday.  Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger will present the Nutter administration's preference for a second casino at 11a.m. this morning. Yesterday, PlanPhilly's Kellie…

    • Helios, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

September 3-5: Art Museum exterior tour | Bicycle Coalition volunteer night | Little Nonna's restaurant opens | Fringe Festival kicks off

TOUR: Parthenon on the Parkway Tuesday, September 3, 2:30 p.m., Philadelphia Museum of Art, west entrance. Join the Park House Guides for a tour of the PMA's East Terrace. The…

    • The Cobbs Creek Trail is a mostly off-road, paved trail that runs along Cobbs Creek Park from 63rd and Market streets to approximately 70th Street and Woodland Ave
Eyes on the Street

Staycation: Making a day trip of the Cobbs Creek Parkway

As part of a summer “Staycation” series, Eyes on the Street is profiling outdoor getaways that Philadelphians can explore without having to go too far. Summer is winding down, and…

    • Announced in Orange
Eyes on the Street

July 19-21: Laurel Hill lunar stroll | The Oval's first weekend | Lancaster Ave Jazz Fest | Big Green Block debut | Parents who cycle meet-up | Barnes Foundation panel discussion | Architecture tours

Hey Streeters! Here's our weekly roundup of events to keep you busy all weekend long. Remember to stay hydrated.  EXPLORE Lunar Stroll: Photographing Laurel Hill After Hours Friday, July 19th, 8pm-10pm,…

    • In addition to access, the bridge offers sweeping skyline views, Photo by Neal Santos

Report finds subpar bicycle access on Delaware River bridges

As bicycle advocates in New Jersey and Pennsylvania work to build The Circuit, a proposed 250-mile regional trail network, there is one major disconnect between trail segments in the two…

    • Fairmount Ave bike lanes
Eyes on the Street

Fairmount's new bike lanes are painted, ready to ride

New bike lanes are in on Fairmount Ave, and they're already getting plenty of traffic. The lanes showed up last week and run the length of Fairmount from Ridge Avenue near…

    • Cynwyd Heritage Trail

Circuit Coalition campaigns for renewed trail funding

In 2010, the William Penn Foundation made a $10 million grant to help build the region’s trail network. This summer that pool of money will be drained. To continue the trail…

    • Photo courtesy of Gary Reed, EOTS Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

June 14-16: Film al Fresco | Juneteenth Festival | Finns and Swedes in America Festival | Father's Day Ride | 30th Street Craft Market | Bloomsday | Invisible River

It's Friday and that means we've rounded up some top events to help you make the most of this mid-June weekend. FILM al FRESCO 'Locomotive' Friday, June 14, 8pm.…

    • Bike Coalition and PWD look to technology to support their sustainability goals
Eyes on the Street

Philly's green leaders talk tech innovation

What do the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Water Department have in common? They are both using technology to advance their "green" goals.  Monday, the Bike Coalition's Nicholas…

    • 30th Street Station bike racks

Bike-to-transit survey: The people want more bike parking

The results of this fall’s Bike-to-Transit online, map-based survey are in, and it’s clear. Of the 462 people who responded, 87 percent want more or better bicycle parking at transit stations…

    • Members showed support for the proposed Fairmount Bike Lanes by raising their pink voting cards
Eyes on the Street

Civics support proposed Fairmount Ave bike lanes

A snowstorm postponed one vote, poor attendance another and a mail-in vote a third, but after approximately two months of public meetings, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has gathered votes…

    • Fairmount Ave
Eyes on the Street

Fairmount Civic Association votes in favor of the proposed Fairmount Bike Lane

The Fairmount Civic Association voted by in favor of the proposed Fairmount Bike Lane at the group's meeting Thursday night.  The meeting was the first of three community meetings the Bicycle…

    • The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia will present preliminary plans for a Fairmount Ave bike lane
Eyes on the Street

Bicycle Coalition to present Fairmount Ave bike lane proposal

[UPDATE: The first community meeting scheduled for Monday, Jan. 28 has been postponed until 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4 due to weather. The Fairmount Civic Association meeting remains scheduled for Thursday,…

    • Take in the lights and window displays of South Philly on the Bicycle Coalition's Fun Ride this month.
Eyes on the Street

December 10-14: Environments of Memory | Fishtown archaeology | PAFA After Dark: Made in America | South Philly Fun Ride

Michael Walsh: Environments of Memory Tuesday, December 11, 4-5:30pm. PennDesign, Architectural Archives, Fine Arts Library, 34th between Walnut and Spruce. Join Michael Walsh for this Conservation in Conversation discussion about his…

    • Sharrows , like this one on Spruce Street, are meant to direct bicycle traffic and instruct drivers and cyclists to share the road.
Eyes on the Street

Do sharrows make a difference?

A recent Grist article on “sharrows” got Eyes on the Street wondering just how much of an impact sharrows* - those white bicycle on top of two chevron symbols painted on…

    • The Manayunk Bridge trail will connect the Cynwyd Heritage Trail and Schuylkill River Trail. | Photo Credit: Sarah Clark Stuart, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia trail projects get a boost from state grants

Annual state funding came through for nearly a dozen regional trail projects late last month, and in Philadelphia that funding will make way for progress on three important trail additions. This…

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