The stats are in for the month of May and 601 Philadelphians have participated in the Bicycling Coalition of Philadelphia’s Commuter Challenge. The 601 riders have saved the equivalent of 38, 892 pounds of CO2 equivalent emissions, the same as removing 39 cars from the road for one month. The total cumulative distance of all participants in the Commuter Challenge is the same as going around the world 1 and 1/2 times.
For all students, staff and faculty the free option for showers and lockers on main campus is located in Pearson Hall in the basement. There are lockers and showers and if you bring your own lock you can have indefinite use of the locker. Pearson Hall does not provide towels and soap. The facilities are open from 8:00am to 6:00pm on weekdays.
Temple’s Team is currently first place in the city of Philadelphia
for most trips and most miles in the Bicycling Coalition of Greater
Philadelphia’s Commuter Challenge! The Challenge asks any organization that wishes
to sign up to have their cycling commuters track miles traveled and trips
Despite the rainy weather the 2nd annual Bike to
Breakfast was a huge success! Around 65
people attended the event and not even a single bagel was left behind at the
end of the day. Breakaway Bikes gave free maintenance to all the riders who attended
and Neighborhood Bike Works was on hand with educational and safety
information. Zach O’Neill, Eun Jung Choi, and Emily Earl were all winners of Breakaway
Bikes gift certificates for $150, $70, and $50.
As a celebration of National Bike to Work Day, Bike Temple will
have breakfast at the Bell Tower for all student, staff, and faculty bicycle
commuters. Bike Temple wants to celebrate your healthy and environmentally
friendly choice of commute.
Join Mayor Nutter, Rep. Bob Brady and Rep. Chaka Fattah on Friday May 20, 2011 at the footsteps of the Art Museum for National Bike to Work Day! Be there at 8am and ride to the Dilworth Plaza by 8:30am. After your fun ride with the Mayor be sure to stop up to Temple’s Bike to Breakfast event!
The new downtown Bicycle Station has opened in the 411 Building on
Locust Street between 10th and 11th in downtown St. Louis. Commuters can
store their bikes and use facilities like lockers and showers before
going to work. Next door, in the same space, Urban Shark is working hard
on getting their downtown bike shop ready for the Grand Opening on
Elizabeth Fiedler traveled to 13th and Spruce Streets to speak with the
city's Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities, Rina Cutler,
about the city's plans to paint bike lanes on 10th and 13th Streets.
The city of Philadelphia will announce plans Friday to paint new bike lanes on 10th and 13th streets.
Ever wish a video game would offer a chance for you to help a hipster
fulfill his dreams of becoming a broke cyclist in the city of
Philadelphia? Hipster City Cycle has got you covered. Coming to the
Apple App Store, May 19th 2011 the game will offer players a chance to
virtually weave through the streets of Philadelphia as hipster Binky
Dr. Frank Gilson is recuperating from a bad case of road rash — not from
ill-fitting cycling shorts, but from a grueling encounter with San
Francisco’s bike plan.
Dr. Gilson, a chiropractor, said that when he left his Division Street
clinic one evening last November, he found a $65 ticket on his car. The
street parking that he and his patients had used had been removed during
the day and replaced by a bike lane.