City Hall: A Look at the First Protected Bike Lane with Byko and the Coalition

City Hall: A Look at the First Protected Bike Lane with Byko and the Coalition

The Philadelphia Streets Department announced plans to allocate funding for the city’s first protected bike lane to be built along Ryan Avenue, between Lexington and Rowland avenues, in Mayfair. “We had a councilman who wanted to do it,” said David J. Perri, Commissioner of the Streets Department. “It’s in the right cycle of its lifespan […]

 

Politics: Young Politicians and the Republican Reformation

Politics: Young Politicians and the Republican Reformation

As the primary election draws closer, the races are beginning to heat up. The local Republican Party is focusing not on the mayoral race, however, but on the contest for two at-large seats on City Council. With seven candidates vying for the two spots dedicated to the minority political party, Philadelphia’s Republicans are spoiled for choice. […]