Bike Smarter: How Left-Side Bike Lanes Protect Philadelphia Bicyclists

In the past, bicycling was viewed as a purely recreational activity. In recent years, however, more people bike than ever before — as a way of exercising, getting to work, or simply to reduce their burden on the environment. The increased number of bicycles on the road has led to more collisions between vehicles and […]

Truck-Bike Collisions Inspire Calls for Bike Lane Protections

In late November, tragedy struck in Philadelphia, as 24-year-old Emily Fredricks was struck and killed while riding in a bike lane on 11th Street in Center City Philadelphia.  Less than three weeks later, another 24-year-old woman was struck by a garbage truck in downtown Philadelphia.  Becca Refford was riding in the bike lane on Pine […]

Philadelphia Streets Increasingly Dangerous for Bicyclists

There’s an ominous trend occurring on the streets of Philadelphia. Bicyclists are being seriously injured or killed in accidents involving motor vehicles at an alarming rate. According to a study done by ABC affiliate WPVI-TV, there have been more than 1,500 accidents involving bicyclists since 2014, many of them fatal, rising to over 95 per […]