Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

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Kristen Johanson
August 16, 2019 - 2:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia prosecutors say they are going to appeal a city judge's decision to toss charges against the trash truck driver accused of killing a bicyclist in a crash nearly two years ago. Holding pictures of bicyclists killed in collisions with cars, bicycling...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 11, 2019 - 5:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is pushing for protected bike lanes on Delaware Avenue. Randy Lobasso, policy manager at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, explained there are already bike lanes on Delaware Avenue, but they recently...
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The Ben Franklin Bridge just became a lot more accessible for pedestrians and cyclists.
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Paul Kurtz
June 04, 2019 - 3:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Ben Franklin Bridge just became a lot more accessible for pedestrians and cyclists. Funny how a simple ramp can become a game changer. "It opens up a whole new world, it really does," said John Boyle with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. "People with...
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Rasa Kaye
June 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All hail the bicyclists of the greater Philadelphia region. They’ve got legs of iron and nerves of steel as they compete for a slice of space on our car-choked streets, sailing through clouds of vehicle fumes and motorists’ irritation while leaving nary a speck of...
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Bike to Work Day
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Hadas Kuznits
May 17, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Commuters in Philadelphia might have noticed more bicyclists than usual on the streets Friday morning. People all over the city participated in Bike To Work Day. "It's a national event. This is the first year that we've called it 'Bike To Work and Wherever,' though,...
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Tim Jimenez
February 07, 2019 - 7:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia said there was a big jump in the number of tickets issued to drivers who parked in bike lanes last year. About 5,500 tickets were given out last year, according to the Philadelphia Parking Authority, representing a 17...
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LimeBike scooters for rent on the corner of F Street and Front Street in downtown San Diego on March 1, 2018.
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Pat Loeb
January 25, 2019 - 7:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Electric scooters are propelling commuters around in more than 100 cities — but not Philadelphia. A quirky, 16-year-old state law made Segways the only kind of scooter allowed on Pennsylvania streets and sidewalks. State Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman wrote the...
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LimeBike scooters for rent on the corner of F Street and Front Street in downtown San Diego on March 1, 2018.
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Pat Loeb
December 26, 2018 - 7:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Electronic scooters have become a transportation option in more than 100 cities. Philadelphia has been preparing to to debut dockless scooter fleets, but an odd quirk in state law is keeping them away. Remember Segways? They were going to revolutionize cities and...
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Stop lights specifically for bicyclists are being implemented throughout the city.
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Justin Udo
June 18, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In Center City, you may notice some streets now have bike lanes right next to sidewalks, with parked cars acting as a buffer. "That provides a physical separation between the bicyclist who's using that roadway and motor vehicle users," explained Sarah Clark Stuart,...
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