PlanPhilly

Bicycling

    • Traffic safety advocates form a

Near a Center City Wawa, humans protect a bike lane, to make a larger point

A line, 25 deep, stretched out in front of the Wawa on the corner of 22nd and South streets Tuesday morning. It wasn’t the scent of freshly made, hot Sizzlis that…

    • A pedestrian and a bicyclist pass on the sidewalk at 18th and Market streets | Meir Rinde

Sidewalk cycling: Illegal, unsafe, and one argument for more bike lanes

During the cool, early hours when Annie Heckenberger likes to go running, the sidewalks and streets around her home in Chinatown are usually quiet and uncongested. But one morning last summer, as she reached the corner of 12th and Race streets, she suddenly found herself face to face with a speeding bicyclist. …

    • Dena Driscoll and her children try to navigate their way to summer camp, blocked by sidewalk parking at 12th Street and Washington Avenue.

Our Morning Commute: Multimodal living with kids in Philadelphia

For the last seven years, my children and I have primarily moved around Philadelphia by bike, foot, and public transportation. Though my children are at ease with this life, there are,…

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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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