First Annual Belmont Plateau Hall of Fame Classic To Be Run This Sunday

 

A summertime view of the Philadelphia skyline, from Belmont Plateau | Photo: Bradley Maule

A summertime view of the Philadelphia skyline, from Belmont Plateau | Photo: Bradley Maule

  • Philadelphia Magazine shares some fortunate findings from Penn researcher Randal Olson, who looked at Indego Bike Share’s data in order to determine just how “healthy”—with docking stations consistently half-full—the system is. He found that 90 percent of stations fell into the ideal range. Also, a practical tip for the bicyclist: if you encounter a full or empty station when you would need it to be otherwise, you’re better off heading to the next station than waiting for a spot to free up or bike to show up.
  • Propelled by Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin’s Make the World Better Foundation, Ralph Brooks Park at 20th & Tasker has seen a $170,000 investment in the last few months. The Passyunk Post promotes the ribbon cutting ceremony set for Monday, where the park’s new sidewalks, new tot lot, new bleachers, improved basketball backboard, community garden shed, better gardens, and new mural will be on display.
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