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Philadelphia: On Bike and Skate

View of the Fairmount Water Works and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Cathleen McCarthy

Philadelphia was designed for pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages, and this makes it nice for bikers and skaters too. Bicycling there has doubled since 2005 and, with newly-announced dedicated bike lanes, it’s about to get even more popular. An overview of the best ways to tour Philadelphia and surroundings on two wheels or four.