BICYCLE SOUTH CENTRAL PA
ADVOCATES FOR A MORE BICYCLE FRIENDLY
SOUTH CENTRAL PA
PennDOT and Mayor Papenfuse agreed to add a bike lane during a resurfacing project along Front Street from Division Street to Herr Street. This is the first bike lane in the City and others are being considered. Click on the link below for more information and to hear comments by BSCPA President, Dick Norford. http://www.abc27.com/story/26556759/new-bike-lane-planned-for-front-street-in-harrisburg
PENNLIVE.COM ARTICLE ABOUT BSCPA
MAP 21 and Advocacy Workshop
PennDOT Deputy Secretary for Multi-Modal Transportation spoke about how bicycling fits in with other road uses.
Over 50 people from advocacy groups, government agencies, trail associations and other organizations came together on May 29 to learn about funding sources for bicycle and pedestrian projects and how to organize advocacy campaigns to bring these projects to fruition. The session was presented by Brighid O’Keane and Darren Flusche from the Alliance for Biking and Walking and the League of American Bicyclists. The day began with a welcome from Camp Hill Mayor Mark Simpson and Deputy Secretary Toby Fauver was the keynote presenter. The information presented at the workshops can be accessed at the three links listed below:
Road Improvement Projects Lists Now Available from MPO’s
The City of York Named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community
by the League of American Bicyclists
Governor Corbett and Bicycle Advocates Celebrate Passage of the Comprehensive Transportation Bill
Four BSCPA board members, Marilyn Chastek, Ross Willard, Ed Krebs and Dick Norford, met with Governor Corbett and Secretary of Transportation Schoch to participate in a bill signing of Act 89, the comprehensive transportation bill. Bicycling as a mode of transportation is finally recognized as a significant mode of transportation. Both the Governor and the Secretary were pleased to be “pinned” with florescent bike pins.