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Cyclegram: Making Your Community Safer To Walk & Bike To School

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April 12, 2012
Bringing Safe Walking & Biking To Suburban Schools
walk_to_school_monthOur Safe Routes Philly program has taught more than 30,000 Philadelphia school children valuable biking and walking safety lessons, while helping schools apply for funding to improve infrastructure and programming.

Interested in making your community safer for children to walk and bike to school? Attend our upcoming seminar!

Date: Wednesday, April 25th
Where: East town Library
720 First Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312

Time: 7 - 8:30 pm

We will teach you how to apply for funding, advocate for infrastructure changes, and work with your local schools on encouragement and education activities.  
Please RSVP to Diana at 215-242-9253 x 309 or by April 23rd.

Upcoming Trail Events & How To Stay Savvy This Summer
Schuylkill event flier
Sunday, April 15th, 1:00 PM
Walking tour of the proposed Forge To Refuge Trail
Architect and trail designer Bob Thomas is leading an exploratory walk on this proposed trail from Cobbs Creek Park to Karakung Park. For more information, visit the Parks Alliance website and click on "walking tours."
April 18th and 19th, 5:30 PM
Lower Schuylkill River Master Plan - feedback sessions
These meetings will offer the public the chance to learn about, and offer feedback on, plans for the Lower Schuylkill River. The Master Plan Study is a collaborative effort to create high-quality, sustainable redevelopment along both banks of the lower Schuylkill River. One meeting will be held in West Philly, the other at 34th & Grays Ferry Ave. This will be a good opportunity to advocate for completing the Schuylkill River Trail from Bartram's Garden down to Fort Mifflin.
April 24th, 3:30 pm
Earth Day - Navy Yard Bike Tour

Have you ever bicycled through the Navy Yard? It's a rare treat. This ride, hosted by the Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster, will be a tour of the sustainable development happening in the Navy Yard along with history of this development hotspot.

This summer is going to be very busy with bicycling and trail-related events. Stay on top of it all by reading our blog and checking our events calendar.
Thank You For Helping Us Reach 40 Years
40th anniversary logo
We were founded in 1972. That makes us 40 years old this year. In honor of this big milestone, we thought we'd treat ourselves to a new logo (at right).
More importantly, this anniversary reminds us that we've only come this far with your support. Our members fuel our advocacy and keep us rolling in the right direction with their passion for bicycling.
If you are not a member, or your membership has lapsed, please join us today! We have lofty goals for the next 40 years of bicycling advocacy, and we want you riding with us.
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1500 Walnut Street, Suite 1107
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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