Category Archives: Newsletter

Join Us at the National Bike Summit DC Lobby Day on March 6th

Are you interested in asking your congressional representative in Washington DC to support bicycle programs? Consider taking the day off to join fellow cyclists from the Pennsylvania as we attend the National Bike Summit’s Lobby Day on Wednesday, March 6th. … Continue reading

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From Around the Commonwealth

Pittsburgh: 17 more miles of bike lanes and sharrows added in 2012 Since 2007, we’ve worked with the City to install a number of on-street bike markings, which include bike lanes and shared lane markings, or “sharrows.” The above map shows … Continue reading

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Advocating in Harrisburg

On January 23, 2013, PA Walks and Bikes met with Nathan Spade, the Executive Director of the PA Senate Transportation Committee.  We met to discuss funding and policy issues affecting bicyclists and pedestrians statewide.  The legislature is expected to pass … Continue reading

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2012 Annual Report

With your support, we’ve had a productive year at Pennsylvania Walks and Bikes. Since forming in 2008, we have become a valued voice among key decision makers in Harrisburg. We continue to meet and work with legislators, PennDOT executives, and … Continue reading

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Federal Transportation Bill Threatens Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding

Congress is conferring on the next Federal Transportation Bill, and bicycle and pedestrian funding is still at stake.  In the Senate transportation bill, programs that fund bicycle and pedestrian funding are preserved and improved, continuing to fund projects that benefit … Continue reading

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