The Bike Racks are Full October 03 2014, 0 Comments
Though many schools have empty bike racks, there's a growing demand for them in a Philadelphia high school. Why, when fitness levels are down and childhood obesity an epidemic is this working? What is special at Palumbo?
The Academy at Palumbo, a school where the demand for bike racks is greater than the availability, is part of the vibrant cycling culture of Philadelphia. Megan Rosenbach directs the bicycle coalition's safety and education program, Safe Routes Philly. There is also a bike share program which may be stretched from its current focus on needs of younger students if the demand grows.