March 31: Bike share launch | Pop-up pools | Betting on South Street’s future | Parkway bike lanes back

Bike share officially launches on April 23rd. You can sign up for a membership now online, and you can even pay cash at 7/11 or Family Dollar.

Taylor Farnsworth wants to know what happened to the bike share station proposed for East Passyunk Ave.

Will bike share create a political constituency for even more bike infrastructure and streets changes? Malcolm Burnley looks at the new Smart Growth America report that makes the case this would be an economic boon for the city.

Philadelphia organizations won 7 of the 32 grants awarded by the Knight Cities Challenge. We’re pretty excited for the pop-up pools and the South Philly Stoop at Bok.

Cory J. Popp has some characteristically beautiful videos of the Reading Viaduct’s City Branch underground section for his web series, Uncover Philadelphia.

Cella Luxuria is betting on a future for South Street east with fewer bong stores and more upscale shopping and dining.

The Parkway bike lanes have been restored.

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