It’s being called “a ride of silence,” after two bicyclists were killed within a week of each other on city streets. Several groups gathered Monday morning to honor the victims and raise awareness.
Police have stepped up patrols along Penn Avenue since two bicyclists were hit and killed in the last two weeks. But now there is extra concern as local roads will be filled with bike riders for this weekend’s Pedal Pittsburgh festivities.
A Pittsburgh police motorcycle officer is recovering after being injured Thursday evening in a traffic accident in Point Breeze.