Protesters demand safer bike lanes in Center City

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Protesters call for safer bike lanes. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at Noon on December 19, 2017. (WPVI)

Dozens of protesters took a stand in Center City Philadelphia to demand safer, protected bike lanes.

Supporters lined up Monday morning along 13th Street just south of Pine.

They stood between the cycling and driving lanes to represent where protective barriers would go.

The morning protest is in response to the death of a cyclist last month at 11th and Spruce streets.

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Bicyclist ID'd in Center City crash: Katherine Scott reports during Action News at 12:30 p.m. on November 29, 2017.

Twenty-four-year-old Emily Fredericks was on her bike when she was hit by a private sanitation truck. The driver stopped at the scene.

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (BCGP) says Fredericks is the third bicyclist killed in the city this year.
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