Philadelphia Bikecab Alliance is holding a press conference at Dilworth Plaza (north side of City Hall) to announce that bikecab services in Philadelphia will begin this holiday weekend. The Philadelphia Bikecab Alliance, made up of Velo Park and Chariots of Philly, will be joined by City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown and City transportation officials to discuss their efforts to promote the safe operation of Bikecabs and announce the launch of Philly's first green vehicle-for-hire service.
Mayor Nutter will (re)inaugurate the first section of the Delaware River Trail that is now under the jurisdiction of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation. This trail, designed by the Center City District, has been delayed by a variety of issues. The trail section between Pier 64 and Washington Avenue is being opened. We'll be there to see the trail for ourselves. Bicyclists are encouraged to come. Here are more details from the press advisories we've received.
Location of Press Conference: The start of the Delaware River Waterfront Trail at Pier 64. North of Pier 70 Shopping Center. Turn off Columbus Boulevard into the shopping center parking lot just north of Mifflin Street & continue east through the lot to the water’s edge & make a left onto the surface road and proceed north behind Walmart.
Who: Mayor Nutter, along with Councilman DiCicco (invitation pending), Paul Levy, President of the Center City District and Tom Corcoran, President of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation will unveil the first phase of the Delaware River Trail, which is now open and ready for bicyclist enthusiasts.