- 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.
- New Jersey Releases Their First Complete Streets Design Guide
New Jersey was one of the first states in the nation to adopt a Complete Streets policy and has successfully compelled 134 municipalities and 8 counties to adopt their own policies. But adopting policies through resolutions is one thing and physically creating safer streets is another. To that end the NJ Department of Transportation has focused more on implementation planning […] The post New Jersey Releases Their First Complete Streets Design Guide appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
- Chestnut Street Protected Bike Lane Takes Crucial Step
The Bicycle Coalition has been working the better part of six – six! – years on a Chestnut Street protected bike lane, and the project took a crucial step on Thursday when it passed first reading in City Council. The lane, which will initially run east, from 45th Street to 34th Street, will be the city’s second […] The post Chestnut Street Protected Bike Lane Takes Crucial Step appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
- PENNDOT Abolishes the Bikeway Occupancy Permit
After an 11 year advocacy effort, PENNDOT has finally eliminated the Bikeway Occupancy Permit (BOP) and replaced it with Bike Lane Request/Approval Letters. The BOP, which had been law up until now, required a municipality that wanted a new bike lane to maintain any bikeway in PENNDOT’s right of way. For example, if a bike […] The post PENNDOT Abolishes the Bikeway Occupancy Permit appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.