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Larry P Wasser | Published on 6/9/2023

Bicycle South Central PA Upcoming Events

Bicycle South Central PA’s mission is to promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions, and provide a voice for bicyclists in South Central Pennsylvania. As part of the mission, BSCPA is offering 2 special events to help advocates and others learn ways to improve active transportation in our local communities.

Bicycle Infrastructure Tour of York City – Saturday, July 29 10:00 a.m.

Free! Register by July 22 at

Come see the infrastructure improvements that are making York City more bike and pedestrian friendly. The guided bicycle tour will be 8.5 miles long, but while you are here, take some time to enjoy the beautiful 21 mile York Heritage Rail Trail which goes right through the historic downtown area and all the way to the Maryland border. This trail has a crushed limestone surface which is suitable for road and trail-type bikes. The Northern Central Railway offers bike and passenger transport from certain trailheads for those who want to enjoy a train ride one way and a bike ride the other.

The infrastructure tour will begin at the York Heritage Trailhead near where Route 30 crosses over the Codorus Creek. Address: 1000 Louck's Mill Road, York PA.  Our tour guide is Ben Dinkel, Planner, York County Planning Commission.

Save the Date! – Active Transportation Summit

BSCPA Active Transportation Summit, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023 at Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg Campus.

This year’s theme will be “Success Stories” where we will hear from our peers about what programs, infrastructure, education and other actions and changes have led to significant improvements in active transportation. We will all learn lessons that will help us to improve conditions in our own communities.

Have a success story to share? We’d love to know about it. Contact Marilyn Chastek 717-798-4537

Know a person or organization who deserves to be recognized? Nominations for the Bicycle Champion Award are now being accepted. The Bicycle Champion Award honors outstanding leaders, advocates and organizations that made significant contributions to improving and encouraging bicycle transportation in South Central PA. Send the name and contact information of your nominee to along with the reasons you think your nominee is worthy of this award.