Bill Hangley reviews the pending Philadelphia Bike Share Program. Dave Heller talks with Rutgers researcher Marc Pfeiffer about whether municipal mergers can actually produce savings. Kevin McCorry meets young Philadelphia parents who are supporting their local public schools even before their kids are students. Shai Ben-Yaacov talks with Philadelphia Magazine Birds 24/7 Blogger Sheil Kapadia about the Eagles’ new offensive strategy. On Recap, Don Everhart, lead sculptor for the U.S. Mint, talks about his work week.