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Feet First Philly and Temple University Launch Walk Audit Program For Students

Feet First Philly partnered with Temple University’s Office of Sustainability in October to launch a Walk Audit Certification Program for students. Over twenty graduate and undergraduate students from five colleges including Fox School of Business and Tyler School of Art and Architecture participated in the certification program. The two-part training taught students how to evaluate […]

Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Feet First Philly’s Virtual Scavenger Hunt Feet First Philly is excited to launch our very first Virtual Scavenger Hunt in four parks across the city: Cobbs Creek Park  FDR Park Gray’s Ferry Crescent Park  Tacony Creek Park  Feet First Philly’s month long Virtual Scavenger Hunt begins on November 1. Anyone can participate. All you need […]

Feet First Philly Unveils New Logo and Branding

Feet First Philly is excited to unveil a new logo and branding on our website and across our social media channels. Our communications subcommittee worked with amazing local graphic designer Danni Sinisi to create our new logo and look. Tag us on social media and let us know if you like what you see. Our […]

APHA Webinar Now Available To Watch

In July, Feet First Philly worked with partners around the country to follow-up on the 2019 APHA conference we were a part of, and hosted an updated conversation in webinar format. During this webinar you will join national and local leaders in a virtual conversation about their interdisciplinary research and advocacy-based perspectives to create inclusive, […]

Recap: Recovery Streets Webinar

Cities across the world are faced with the unprecedented task of keeping the public safe and finding ways for businesses to survive the economic challenges caused by the global health crisis. Cities are also seeing unprecedented opportunity to repurpose street space in creative ways for people, with less demand from vehicles during the pandemic. Feet […]

PARK(ing) Day 2018

Virtual PARK(ing) Day 2020 Happening Today

PARK(ing) Day is an annual event held across the world and right here in the city of Philadelphia, on the third Friday of September. Parking spaces are transformed into temporary public parks by community members, activists, artists, and architects to reimagine the use of public space.  This global event  focuses on promoting awareness for more […]

New Mini-Grant Program

Philadelphia communities face substantial hurdles when attempting to reinvent public space, especially in communities of color. Feet First Philly is partnering with the Department of Public Health to provide funding for mini-grants to create public space amenities, particularly in underserved communities. The mini-grants, between $500 and $2000, will be awarded to address the financial and […]

Public Space Enhancements RFP Mini-Grant

Please download the RFP below. Interested individuals and organizations are encouraged to email to discuss your project or to ask any questions about the program.

Feet First Philly Unveils Pedestrian Advocacy Guide

Feet First Philly is happy to announce the release of our Pedestrian Advocacy Guide. This guide connects residents and community groups to existing city resources in order to address common pedestrian issues. Individuals and civic organizations can use this guide to identify risks pedestrians face in their own neighborhoods and find solutions to address those […]

Pedestrians of Philadelphia: Ptah Gabrie

Pedestrians of Philadelphia features stories of real people and how walking is a part of their lives. This month we highlight Ptah Gabrie, GoPhillyGo Content Coordinator at Clean Air Council. Ptah also works on communications for Feet First Philly and has lived in the Mantua, Chinatown, Fishtown, Point Breeze, and Port Ricmond sections of Philadelphia […]