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Local Bike Advocacy Leads to Safer Streets in Philadelphia
Local Bike Advocacy Leads to Safer Streets in Philadelphia

The fall of 2019 brought a flurry of news articles criticizing Philadelphia’s Society Hill neighborhood for blocking bike lane delineators along Spruce and Pine streets’ newly paved bike lanes. The Office of Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability (OTIS) project ...

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