- Volunteer Night
Volunteers make the magic happen! We began as an all-volunteer organization, and we still rely on volunteers for our events, outreach, data collection and entry. If you are interested in making a difference in the fun and safety of bicycling in the Philadelphia region, you came to the right place. There are many ways you can get involved in this effort. If you want to hear about these events as they become available please activate your volunteer status, click here.
- Rides, Events & Classes
We regularly offer free workshops, rides, and classes in Philly and the suburbs. Check out our blog for event descriptions, dates, and links for registration.
- U.S. Legislators Ask DOT To Assess ‘People,’ Not Just Cars
Earlier this week, numerous U.S. Senators and Representatives from around the country requested the U.S. Department of Transportation change its rule on performance measures to include people, not just cars. The letter, signed by Senators Bob Casey (D-Pa), Corey Booker (D-NJ), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ), among others, asks that the Department of Transportation change its […] The post U.S. Legislators Ask DOT To Assess ‘People,’ Not Just Cars appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
- Highlights From Philly’s Bike Lane Improvements in 2015 and 2016
Since 2015, more than 45 miles of bike lanes and sharrows have been added or restriped in Philadelphia. Above, we’ve created a map showing all the new bike lanes installed between the beginning of 2015 and the Democratic National Convention of 2016. To get a list of the specific streets that’ve seen improvements, click […] The post Highlights From Philly’s Bike Lane Improvements in 2015 and 2016 appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
- African Bicycle Contribution Foundation launches in Philadelphia
On Thursday, July 21, a new non-profit was announced in the Mayor’s reception hall: the African Bicycle Contribution Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to underwrite the costs of producing and distributing bicycles to under-resourced students, families and transport-dependent small business owners in Ghana, a country of 27 million people in West Africa, many of whom […] The post African Bicycle Contribution Foundation launches in Philadelphia appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.