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Moving On: Gearing Up founder Kristin Gavin people

Nov. 29, 2015 10:42 pm

Moving On: Gearing Up founder Kristin Gavin

Gavin recently quit her job at Gearing Up to become the general manager of Indego, Philadelphia’s bike share system.
Neighborhood Bike Works Announces Move to Lancaster Avenue purpose

May 22, 2015 1:30 pm

Neighborhood Bike Works Announces Move to Lancaster Avenue

The 20-year-old nonprofit will move to 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia.
PHLConvos: #BikePHL Tweetchat with @Spoke_Mag people

May 14, 2015 11:30 am

PHLConvos: #BikePHL Tweetchat with @Spoke_Mag

@generocity and @Spoke_Mag held a tweetchat around citizen cycling on May 13.
Ride of Silence on May 20 to Honor Cyclists Lost and Raise Awareness purpose

May 13, 2015 11:37 am

Ride of Silence on May 20 to Honor Cyclists Lost and Raise Awareness

This year’s event will mourn the loss of six cyclists who have died since the last Ride of Silence was held.
Last Day to Comment on DVRPC’s Regional Transportation Plan purpose

Jun. 30, 2014 12:14 pm

Last Day to Comment on DVRPC’s Regional Transportation Plan

Screenshot of map of TIP projects developed by DVRPC The Delaware Valley Regional Transportation Commission (DVRPC) is accepting public comments until 5:00 pm today on the region’s Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). The plan outlines transportation projects that intend to use federal funds over a four year period and is required for the region to receive […]
Wash Cycle Laundry Transitions to Electrically-Assisted Tricycles purpose

Jun. 26, 2014 1:24 pm

Wash Cycle Laundry Transitions to Electrically-Assisted Tricycles

Wash Cycle Laundry’s new electrically-assisted tricycle next to old trailer Wash Cycle Laundry is an environmentally-conscious laundry service that does pick-ups and deliveries throughout Philadelphia via bicycle. For its first two years, the company has depended strong riders who can haul hundreds of pounds of laundry using only a sturdy mountain bike and a trailer. […]
Gearing Up Increases Graduates of their Earn-A-Bike program by 218 Percent purpose

Apr. 30, 2014 12:03 pm

Gearing Up Increases Graduates of their Earn-A-Bike program by 218 Percent

The four-year old nonprofit Gearing Up has made an effort to track its community impact through comprehensive annual reports. Its latest report, looking at 2013, was released last week, and the data shows increases in participation and effectiveness. “Data is really important to Gearing Up so that we can quantify our work and learn from […]
For the First Time, PA State Transportation Bill Designates Funding for Bicycling Infrastructure funding

Nov. 21, 2013 3:12 pm

For the First Time, PA State Transportation Bill Designates Funding for Bicycling Infrastructure

The PA House and Senate both passed a $2.3 billion transportation bill that for the first time will designate state funding to bicycling and pedestrian infrastructure. Most of the funding will go towards bridges, roads and mass transit, but the bill also calls for the creation of a $144 million multimodal fund for railways, airports, […]
National Bike Ride and Charity Event “Cranksgiving” Returns to Philadelphia method

Nov. 20, 2013 9:30 am

National Bike Ride and Charity Event “Cranksgiving” Returns to Philadelphia

Marathons, 5Ks and long-distance bike rides are often attached to some kind of charitable initiative. The usual formula is that participants pay an entry fee which then goes towards a cause, whether its short-term disaster relief or ongoing medical research. This method, though tried and true, does not involve participants directly with the charitable aspect […]

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