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The unnecessary death of a local bicyclist

You can barely hear Richard Fredricks’ remarks over the sanitation truck across the street and the heavy sheets of rain coming down on dozens of umbrellas at 11th and Spruce streets in December. Barely a month prior, Fredricks’ daughter Emily, 24, was killed on her bike by the driver of a trash truck when she

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July: Comings & Goings

North Philadelphia North Philadelphia’s Peace Park is RebuildingPeace Park—a garden and education space in the Sharswood neighborhood of North Philadelphia—began rebuilding June 15 on land donated by the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Lowe’s Home Improvement has provided funding, and PennDesign students donated labor. Habitat for Humanity will serve as a main partner and also support a

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Philadelphia gets started on a protected bike network—almost

Pick a Lane by Matt Bevilacqua Last year, a road rage incident on Pine Street showed the danger that can erupt when drivers fail to stay clear of bike lanes. Ron Deets, a cyclist from South Philly, told reporters that when a car veered into his lane and cut him off, he tapped the side

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