2017: Year in Review

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2017 Highlights Include:


Infrastructure and Planning


Education


Events

  • Another record breaking year with nearly 90,000 OpenStreetsPGH participants, a doubling of the 2015 attendance.
  • More than 30,000 people came out to our largest event of the summer, the OpenStreetsPGH “Tunnel to Town” route, featuring Uptown and the South Side.
  • Open Streets are great for business with more than $1M spent by participants in 2017 with 94% of people buying something during the event.
  • This year’s UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH Fundraiser attracted a record 2,776 riders, raising $108,000 to support our efforts.

Community

  • From office help to event support, our volunteers donated 2,000 hours of their time, talent, and effort to furthering BikePGH’s mission – equal to a $48,000 savings.
  • Along with Healthy Ride and Riverlife, we co-hosted 14 Lunch Loop rides getting people out during the lunch hour bringing healthy activity to the workplace.
  • Our Outreach Associates worked over 85 events, in over 20 neighborhoods, engaging and educating thousands of Pittsburghers.
  • Hosted our 4th Annual Women & Biking Forum that featured Victoria Robinson, an inspiring keynote speaker from Florida who is part of the Black Girls Do Bike movement.
  • Our women and biking programs expanded with a monthly ride, bringing together women of all skill levels to build community and ride together.

Membership


2018 At a Glance

  • Women Biking Forum: April 7-8
  • OpenStreetsPGH: May 27, June 24, July 29
  • The 25th Anniversary of the UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH 2018: Sunday, Aug 26
  • Extension of Forbes Ave bikes lanes all the way through CMU’s campus
  • The City’s first “neighborhood street” traffic calming project in the South Side
  • Allegheny Circle cycle track completion
  • Penn Circle two-way conversion including protected bike lanes
  • Look forward to the 7th edition of the Pittsburgh Bike Map

Become a Member

BikePGH offers memberships for individuals, seniors/students, households, and we also offer gift memberships. Add your voice to one of the fastest growing and most transformative organizations in Pittsburgh. Click here to become a member.

Sustaining Monthly Membership
Keep our wheels turning by contributing monthly to BikePGH for year-round reliable revenue. We’ll charge your card automatically and your membership will never expire.
Annual Memberships
Good for one year from your membership dues date. We’ll let you know via email and mail when you’re up for renewal.
Barter Membership
Commit to volunteering 10 hours within one year, and you’ll be eligible for an annual membership to BikePGH. Check out our volunteer opportunities here.

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