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Ambassador HCV's Grand Tour of Homewood

Distance: 3.1 miles

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Squirrel Hill to Oakland and Back

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Better Bike Share Partnership Awards $75,000 in Grants

June 7th, 2022

These nine projects will reach and engage traditionally underserved populations through shared micromobility. ...

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A Proven Model for Accelerating Bike Networks

May 20th, 2022

PeopleForBikes, in collaboration with Wend Collective, helped five U.S. cities successfully increase bicycle mobility through the construction of new bike infrastructure. ...

The Longhorn Dam Shared Use Path in Austin, Texas. (Photo courtesy of the Austin Department of Transportation)

Five of the Best New Bikeways

January 14th, 2022

These 2021 builds are all more than just bike lanes — they represent political wins, Complete Streets projects and crucial connections that make up comprehensive bike networks. ...

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How to Build Big Cities for Biking

June 1st, 2021

These six U.S. cities are top of class when it comes to their bike networks, infrastructure and political willpower. ...

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‘Spring Back on Bikes’ Is Increasing Youth Ridership

May 24th, 2021

A collaboration between the National Youth Bike Council and Atlanta Students Advocating for Pedestrians is providing free bike tune-ups. ...

An event in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver where local cruiser car culture merged with biking. (Photo courtesy of Denver Streets Partnership)

How 5 Cities Are Breaking Down Barriers to Biking

March 25th, 2021

Bike advocates in Austin, Denver, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and Providence share how they’re already using recent recommendations from Charles T. Brown and other researchers. ...

Philadelphia, the original Living Lab, will continue its equity work with Indego bike share as part of a new cohort. (Photo courtesy of Indego)

Meet 5 Grantees Out to Transform Bike Share

February 19th, 2021

We’re proud to announce our Living Lab winners, all of which will create replicable programs for improving shared micromobility in low-income communities. ...

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America's Best New Bikeways of 2020

December 18th, 2020

We can all agree, 2020 was tougher than anyone anticipated. As the year began, planning for a pandemic could only be described as a fantastical thought exercise, but by March the realities of COVID-19 reached all corners of America, dramatically changing nearly every aspect of people’s lives. ...

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Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) enjoys a bike ride with Bike Friday and Eugene Electric Bicycles. Source: Jarl Berg, Bike Friday.

Bike Businesses Roll Out the Welcome Mat for Congressional Leaders

September 13th, 2019

Taking advantage of the annual summer recess in D.C., PeopleForBikes arranged five August in-district meetings between bike business leaders and members of Congress (and their staffers) to talk infrastructure funding, public lands policies and tariff relief. Members of the House and Senate were invi ...

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Members of Pittsburgh Youth Leadership gather for a summertime ride. PYL riders joined 12 members of Congregation Dor Hadash for a Solidarity Ride in November, touring 60 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage.

Pittsburgh Youth Host Solidarity Ride Following Tree of Life shooting

December 5th, 2018

On Sunday, November 18, twelve members of Congregation Dor Hadash and 6 members of the Pittsburgh Youth Leadership group set out for a 60-mile bike ride from Pittsburgh to Connellsville on the Great Allegheny Passage. Our fearless leader, Mark, assured us it was only 50 miles, the wind would be at o ...

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Taking the Scenic Route: Long-Distance E-Bike Adventures

October 4th, 2018

Pedaling along city paths or winding country roads, bicycle tourists are rewarded with unique vantage points and stunning views — it’s a travel experience unlike any other. And, as networks of bike trails continue to expand and connect, more journeys destinations than ever are safely accessible by b ...

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Rep. Boyle talks tariffs with Advanced Sports Enterprises

August 7th, 2018

On Thursday, Aug. 7,  U.S. Representative Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) visited Advanced Sports Enterprises (ASE) headquarters in Northeast Philadelphia. His timing was perfect. Rep. Boyle’s visit came just days after the Trump administration announced they are considering increasing a proposed tariff on ...

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These two videos about biking in Pittsburgh are actually worth watching

October 16th, 2015

Pittsburgh is one of our favorite cities in the country, and it’s not just the sandwiches; it’s the Pittsburghers. They tend to have that special sauce that gives a city the chance to be truly great: they really care about the place they live. ...

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Woman pausing on country ride watching golden hour sunset

Persistence pays off in western Pennsylvania

November 6th, 2014

The theme for today is persistence. Webster?s defines it as, ?the quality that allows someone to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult or opposed by other people.? ...

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How Copenhagen helped Pittsburgh's Mayor Peduto understand the 'wedding cake of transportation'

September 22nd, 2014

For years, we’ve been leading politicians, city staffers and other community leaders from U.S. cities on curated study tours of the world’s best biking cities. But until Bill Peduto joined us in Denmark and Sweden this summer, we’d never had the chance to host a big-city mayor. ...

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Business leaders cheer protected bike lanes into busy downtown Pittsburgh

August 26th, 2014

Downtown Pittsburgh has a perfectly good reason to be running out of room for more cars: its streets have been there since 1784. ...