An effort to connect the entire East Coast with protected bike paths has been pedaling along since 1991. The nonprofit behind the effort has been on fire lately. Here's what is driving its mix of public and private support.
Fairmount Park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States and the Fairmount Park Conservancy is in charge of maintaining the 10,200 acres of greenspace throughout Philadelphia’s park system. On top of thinking about parks, the Conservancy also has to think about its project management and business skills -- now with major help from the William Penn Foundation.