Thursday, May 02, 2013

In Which The Philly Media Catch You Up On Tuesday's Bicycle News

Tuesday the Greater Philadelphia Pedestrian & Bicycle Summit took place, capped off by a much-anticipated evening forum on bike share. During the day vendors who run bike sharing programs in other cities showed off their wares in Rittenhouse Square.
Mayor Nutter checking out bike share equipment in Rittenhouse Square. Also pictured: several of the people
most responsible for the good progress this city is making on bicycling. Can you spot them?

The local press was all over this. A gathering of said press:
One of the Summit talks was given by our own Susan Dannenberg, who spoke about neighborhood bikeways. You can hear a version of her presentation here in this Brainshark presentation.

UPDATE: the original version of this post incorrectly identified the summit as happening on Monday. It happened Tuesday.


Aaron said...

All this is well and good, but what I really want to know is what does Stu Bykofsky think about bike sharing?

Andrew J. Besold said...

You really should have more coverage from the Philly Bike Summit. I expected to be bored and to be lectured by "experts" that don't understand bike planning as well as I and that was DEFINITELY NOT the case!

Bravo DVRPC on putting together a top notch educational summit. Superb!