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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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Pennsylvania Ranks #15 Bicycle Friendly State

In honor of National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists has released its latest Bicycle Friendly States Ranking. In the fifth annual assessment, Pennsylvania achieved a #15 ranking nationally. “We are encouraged to see significant progress in top states … Continue reading

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Safe Passing Through the Senate

On Tuesday, January 24, 2012, the Pennsylvania Senate voted to pass HB170, a bill that would require motorists allow a minimum of four feet when passing a cyclists on the roadway.  HB 170 was introduced to the PA House of … Continue reading

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PA House Democrats Introduce Transportation Funding Reform Bills

In late 2011, Representative Mike Hanna (D-76) and Representative Dan Frankel (D-23) introduced three pieces of legislation that greatly reform the way in which Pennsylvania funds its transportation system.  The three bills are very close to the three bills introduced … Continue reading

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PA Headlines: Lower speed limits and bike friendly planning

Will the State College region be PA’s next bike friendly community? A broad coalition is working together to improve the pedestrian experience around Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station. Kutztown Borough Council has shown commitment to pedestrian safety by voting to decrease … Continue reading

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