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Biking with Big Brother

Biking with Big Brother

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on May 27, 2014

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Advocacy, Commuting, Urban, Urban Planning:

Kate Mundie looks into how using apps to track your ride can also be a vote for better cycling infrastructure.

Building Bike Infrastructure in Philly

Building Bike Infrastructure in Philly

The Whys and Hows

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on April 22, 2014

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Advocacy, Urban, Urban Planning:

After Kate Mundie’s last Philly Pedals piece, she received a question about who puts up signs and where the money comes from. Here are some answers.

Ridealong: Bike Courier Julian Root

Ridealong: Bike Courier Julian Root

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on March 3, 2014

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Interviews, Ridealong, Urban:

Back in the 90s, I was a bike courier in DC. Recently, I spent a day with Philly courier Julian Root. See what he has to say about how the job has changed.

Ridealong: Philadelphia Bike Planner Aaron Ritz

Ridealong: Philadelphia Bike Planner Aaron Ritz

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on January 8, 2014

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Community, Interviews, Ridealong, Urban:

I took a ride and had a chat over a cup of coffee with Aaron Ritz, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs Planner for the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities..

Choose Your Route Wisely

Choose Your Route Wisely

How to pick your battles

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on January 6, 2014

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Advocacy, Commuting, How-to, Tips & Safety, Urban:

On a bike, I can get to my destination quickly and lock up my transportation right outside. I am also a creature of habit. So it took me a while to change my commute by a few blocks to make it much more pleasant.