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Philly Pumptrack receives $10,000 donation

Philly Pumptrack receives $10,000 donation

on November 22, 2013

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Family, News, Urban, Youth:

At last night’s Parkside Association of Philadelphia community meeting, Philly Pumptrack received a $10,000 check from Monster Energy Drinks and Brown’s ShopRite. “This gets us closer to putting kids and families on bikes,” commented Heidi Grunwald, Project Coordinator.

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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Advocacy, Community, Commuting, Interviews, Ridealong, Urban:

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

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?

October Full Moon Bike followers stop to look at the ride's inspiration.

Full Moon Bike Ride

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on November 13, 2013

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Philly’s Full Moon Bike Ride makes its eighth monthly appearance on Sunday, November 17.

Meredith school bike train.

Safe Routes Philly: Bicycle Trains

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on November 8, 2013

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Advocacy, Community, Commuting, Family, Tips & Safety, Urban, Youth:

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.