BFC Award Press Conference (21)
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Before skies opened up, Andy Clarke of the League of American Bicyclists awarded the City of Philadelphia a "Bronze" Bicycle Friendly Community Award. Introduced by Deputy Mayor Rina Cutler, Mayor Michael Nutter accepted the award and pledged to make every effort to get Philadelphia a "Platinum" next time. Mayor Nutter also signed an Executive Order to develop a Complete Streets Policy. Congratulations to Philadelphia and the City's Streets Department and Office of Transportation and Utilities for this milestone.