The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has started an online petition to urge Amtrak to increase and improve bicycle parking at 30th Street Station.
This has been an ongoing point of interest for the Bicycle Coalition, which last month published photos of the crowded bike racks and the strange alternative fixes cyclists have come up with. In last fall's Bike-to-Transit survey, 87 percent of respondents said they want more or better bicycle parking at transit stations throughout the region, and of all of the stations in the region, 30th Street Station received the most feedback.
The Bicycle Coalition is asking Amtrak to remedy the situation by...
Now the Bicycle Coalition wants station users to sign the petition asking Amtrak to improve and maintain its 30th Street Station bicycle parking, specifically by implementing these remedies. The petition is available online now.
Christine covers transportation and writes about everything from pedestrian concerns to bicycle infrastructure, bridges, trail networks, public transit and more. Her favorite assignments send her bushwhacking through Philadelphia’s yet-to-be-cleared bike trails, catching a glimpse of SEPTA’s inner workings or pounding the pavement to find out what pedestrians really think. Christine also covers community news for Eyes on the Street, where her coverage ranges from food sovereignty to public art and urban greening. She first joined PlanPhilly in fall 2011 as an intern through a partnership with Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods website. During the internship her reporting on the Housing Authority’s surplus property auctions earned an award from the Society of Professional Journalists.