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11th St. Bike Lane Tour

Join Feet First Philly & James Gitto for a walk on South 11th Street to explore the added pedestrian and bicycle safety infrastructure installed in 2019. We Will spend time talking about the project, its successes so far, challenges, and...
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My Rebuttal to Philly Mag’s “Cyclists Get What’s Coming to ‘Em’ Post

Philly Mag published a post yesterday by Carrie Denny titled “Philadelphia Cyclists Finally Get What’s Coming to ‘Em..”     *hand to forehead.* As Ms. Denny begins, “The Boyfriend says that bikers throughout the city of Philadelphia know well the hum of my 2000 Land Rover Discovery. You know what I say? I wish they did. Then maybe they’d get the hell out of the way.” Get the hell out of the way?? Oh, Carrie, it’s been brought-en. Throughout the article, Ms. Denny (find out more, after the jump!)
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Bike Lanes Open on 13th!

Woohoo! As we mentioned,the North-South Bike lanes are going in on 10th & 13th Streets in Philly from South to Market. Then, a bill was floating around City Council that they'd had to approve bike lanes - which would likely delay more lanes being put in. Good news! The Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition reported the Bike Lanes have been painted on 13th!! Check out the
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Philadelphia #1 City for Bike Commuting in US!

Hipsters and athletes rejoice in harmony! What a difference a decade makes... Philadelphia went from America's Fattest City to the #1 Bike commuting! The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia’s report finds that Philadelphia has twice (per capita) as many bicycle commuters as any other big city in the US, increasing
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More Bike Lanes? Bring Them On, Philly!

OK, I'll admit it. I'm slowly turning into the 'green', earth-loving stereotype. While I try to keep my lecturing & whines to a minimum, I keep getting greener and greener since the start of Green Philly Blog. I'm 99% pescatarian. Finally, I bought a bike. So, readers. Please bear with me for a second, while I celebrate. There's a big announcement for people like me: Philly's going to add more bike lanes. WOOO-Hooo! :-) 2 North-south bike lanes a block apart are going
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