Posts Tagged ‘Bicycles’

Victorian-era Philly Bicycle Routes Now Available Online

Victorian-era Philly Bicycle Routes Now Available Online

July 11, 2018  |  News

Rutgers University Libraries releases maps and tour guides of old Philadelphia bicycle routes from the 1890s. Julie Still gives us the details > more

Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon

Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon

July 16, 2014  |  News

Work officially began this week on the trail that will reconnect Lower Merion and Manayunk across the Schuylkill River by foot and by bike. Brad Maule looks back—and forward—at the nearly 100-year-old Manayunk Bridge > more

The Spring Garden Tunnel: A New Bike Route to West Philadelphia?

The Spring Garden Tunnel: A New Bike Route to West Philadelphia?

June 6, 2014  |  Vantage

The unused lane of Spring Garden's Street seems like a no-brainer to make for a safe bike passage under very-busy Eakins Oval. Or does it? Brendan Skwire tried it out for himself before deciding > more

Accident Galvanizes City To Address Unused Trolley Tracks

Accident Galvanizes City To Address Unused Trolley Tracks

May 13, 2014  |  News

The Route 23 trolley hasn't been in service for more than two decades, yet its tracks still pose a hazard to bicyclists. Now there's a plan to pave over the tracks at some Center City intersections, much to the dismay of some trolley advocates, who have long hoped the #23 would make a comeback > more

Fairmount Park: A New Map From An Old Style

Fairmount Park: A New Map From An Old Style

March 18, 2014  |  Makin' It

With her handmade map, South Philly artist Kim Alsbrooks brings Fairmount Park into the 21st Century by way of the Centennial Exhibition. The hand drawn map recalls ancient maps with an artistic focus and favors attention to bicycles > more