Philly Free Streets Announces New Sponsor, Programs, and More!

Preparations for this month’s Philly Free Streets are gearing up, with new programming, a new sponsor, and growing excitement in the neighborhoods along the 7-mile round trip car-free route.On Saturday, October 28, from 
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Philadelphia’s Indego Bike Share Program Has Teamed up With the Barnes Foundation

CREDIT: M. FISCHETTI FOR VISIT PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia’s Indego Bike Share program has teamed up with the Barnes Foundation for an aesthetic addition to the popular program: Barnes Foundation paintings will be featured on 20 bikes over the next year featuring artwork selected via crowd-sourcing through an online poll. The first ten bikes (more...)

The First Annual Philly Seersucker Vintage Bike Ride

Never mind the DNC, the Summer of 2016 will be marked with a fabulous historical event, the first Philly Seersucker Vintage Bike Ride & Social.

On June 25th, 2016 participants attired in cotton, linen and seersucker clothing that harkens back to the era of Prohibition and Gatsby will meet at a (more...)

0.4% of Workers Commute by Bike in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania had 0.4% percent of commuters bike to work, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in a new brief focused on biking and walking to work. Nationally, 0.6 percent of workers commute by bike. “Through efforts to increase local transportation options many U.S. cities, have contributed to the increase the (more...)

More Taxi Companies Turning to Greener Operations

By Karin Rives Staff Writer Mike and John Schmidt long had dreamed of opening their own taxicab company in the Midwestern college town where their family had lived for several generations. Opportunity knocked in 2010 when the business plan the brothers brought before the city council in Madison, Wisconsin, was (more...)

$80,000 Electric Bicycle of Your Dreams

The electric bike goes on sale in the US this year. The product of Germany's PG-Bikes Blacktrail is the world's fastest electric bike and accelerates to 100 km / h. The bike weighs just 19.8 kg.with batteries. It constructed of advanced materials: carbon fiber, “space” aluminum, titanium and magnesium. The time to (more...)


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