[VIDEO] “Buses, Van, Bikes and Sneaks: Safe and Wise Travel at Penn”

If you missed the recent PPSA learning session on Safe and Wise Travel at Penn, click here to view the video:

Buses, Van, Bikes and Sneaks: Safe and Wise Travel at Penn (YouTube)

The presenters were:

Lieutenant John Wylie, Penn Police, Division of Public Safety
jwylie@publicsafety.upenn.edu

Breen Goodwin, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
breen@bicyclecoalition.org

John Gustafson, Penn Transportation, Business Services
johngn@upenn.edu

John Cook, Fire & Emergency Services, Division of Public Safety
jacook@publicsafety.upenn.edu

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For more information about safe travel in our city, check out these links:

A GUIDE TO BIKING IN PHILLY: An overview of pre-ride and ride safety tips. Handy for riders of any level whether as a simple reminder or new information.
Una Guia para Manejo de Bicicletas en Filadelpfia
(Spanish Version)

TRAIL ETIQUETTE: A guide for all multi-use trail users. The trails are getting more and more popular and we all need to do our part to share it with everyone.
Las Reglas de la Senda

TIPS FOR MOTORISTS: Major points for sharing the road. Easy and straightforward tips for motorists which helps to answer the most common question a driver has when behind a bicycle “Now What?”
Consejos para Automovilistas

SAFE BIKING IN PHILADELPHIA: This 32 page booklet covers the ins and outs of riding including basic safety issues, the rules of the road, lane positioning and more…take a look and enjoy!

Penn Transit Services has a new website which presents information not only on its services, but also on an array of alternative commuting options to campus. You can visit the new site at:
http://www.upenn.edu/transportation
to learn about discounts on public transit, bike parking on campus, ride sharing opportunities and much more.

The Department of Parking Services manages and operates 27 parking facilities on Penn’s campus, including garages and lots. While many of the facilities are permit-only and reserved for University faculty, staff and students, there is also ample visitor parking available. (See Parking Map). Operating hours and parking fees are posted at each facility.

On-Campus Parking Lots: http://cms.business-services.upenn.edu/parking/images/stories/flash/parkingmap.swf

LUCY (Loop through University City)

Penn-Drexel Bus Share

Ride Sharing Options:

PhillyCarShare
Zipcar
Van Pool