The new bike lane enforcement officers will issue tickets to cars and trucks blocking bicycle-specific lanes in Center City, University City and South Philadelphia. They didn’t specify which bike lanes would be targeted. | From: NBC10/Telemundo62 (Read more.)
Neighborhood Bike Works in West Philadelphia isn’t like other bike shops.
Yes, you can buy bikes there or drop off your ride to get a tune-up, but what sets the nonprofit shop apart is its commitment to educating young and adult cyclists on how to fix bikes themselves. | From: WHYY (Read more.)
38% of the residents of SEPTA’s service area and 71% of its transit riders live in Philadelphia, yet only 13% of board seats are allocated to the city’s representatives. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)
When SEPTA debuts its new bus network next year, the system will likely have fewer routes, faster service and — in designated suburban zones — an option for riders to order a ride through their phones. | From: Metro Philly (Read more.)
As SEPTA struggles to coax more commuters back onto its trains and buses, City Council is putting forward a plan that would require businesses to help out while providing a potential tax break for workers. | From: Billy Penn (Read more.)
SEPTA announced some changes to some bus and Market-Frankford Line schedules that will go into effect the week of Feb 27 along with the annual spring transit schedules and discounts for the month of March. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)
Census data show the area’s Black population decreased from around 57% to just 37% between 2011 and 2019, while the white population ballooned. According to Zillow, home values in the 19146 ZIP code where Shikomba lived have grown about 72% in the last 10 years — slightly more than the citywide average. | From: PlanPhilly (Read more.)