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5 Tips for Biking with Kids When Everyone is on Their Own Bike

5 Tips for Biking with Kids When Everyone is on Their Own Bike

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on December 12, 2013

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Cargo, Commuting, Family, How-to, Tips & Safety, Urban, Youth:

I asked other parents what routes they take and how they instruct their kids on navigating the road. Let your kids know the rules you expect them to follow and the commands you will use when directing them through traffic.

John Boyle, BCGP's Research Director rides over the Ben Franklin Bridge with Steve Taylor. © Thom Carroll Photography 2013

Ridealong: Bicycle Coalition’s John Boyle

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on November 21, 2013

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The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia’s John Boyle talks about the growth of biking in Philadelphia, bike lanes, and the Ben Franklin Bridge.

5 Tips for Biking with Kids on One Bike

5 Tips for Biking with Kids on One Bike

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on November 14, 2013

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We pick routes based on available bike lanes, or lack of cobblestones or trolley tracks. But when you add kids into that mix, how does that effect your route?

Meredith school bike train.

Safe Routes Philly: Bicycle Trains

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on November 8, 2013

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Megan Rosenbach of the Bicycle Coalition writes about bicycle trains, a wheeled version of a walking school buses, where two or more adults lead a group of students to school, “picking up” more children along the way.

5 Tips for Parenting While Pedaling

5 Tips for Parenting While Pedaling

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on October 28, 2013

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Cycling through the city with kids can be a challenge. With practice and a little know-how it is truly fun and easy. The following 5 tips will point your front wheel toward successful bike trips with the kids. Challenge accepted!