- 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.
- What They’re Saying about the Better Bike Share Partnership’s Learn to Ride Class
The Better Bike Share Partnership team at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia holds 2-hour class Learn to Ride classes for ages 16 and up. Learn to Ride classes help participants learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike. As well as how to adjust a helmet for proper fit, and hand […] The post What They’re Saying about the Better Bike Share Partnership’s Learn to Ride Class appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
- When the Sierra Club Met Frank Rizzo: How the Schuylkill River Trail Took Shape
Written forty years ago, Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo wrote a letter to the Sierra Club documenting his support of what is now the Schuylkill River Trail. That letter, recently provided to the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia by Mike Stokes of the Montgomery County Planning Commission, is an artifact of the effort that led to […] The post When the Sierra Club Met Frank Rizzo: How the Schuylkill River Trail Took Shape appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
- Results from Azavea’s ‘Summer of Maps’ work with Bicycle Coalition
All summer long, local software company Azavea has been working with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, creating an interactive map image to determine whether traffic crashes in the city specifically correlate to indicators of potential disadvantage among residents. The work was done through Azavea’s Summer of Maps program, a three-month long fellowship giving student GIS analysts […] The post Results from Azavea’s ‘Summer of Maps’ work with Bicycle Coalition appeared first on Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.