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Last week we looked at ways to improve the Spruce and Pine bike lanes the city installed 6 years ago. As cycling continues to grow and Bike Share is slated to launch in the spring, pressure on our roads to make way for bikes will only grow.


The city is one step closer to providing a streamlined process for property owners and civic groups to bring new amenities to Philadelphia's public space. As Christine Fisher reported back in February, a bill was introduced to formalize the process groups must go through to bring pedestrian plazas (like the awesome new one at 23rd and South), parklets or bike corrals on the streets in front of their homes and businesses. Here's some additional detail from PlanPhilly regarding the application for these new amenities:


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