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(JUNE 25, 2020 – PHILADELPHIA, PA) — Feet First Philly and Clean Air Council applaud City Council for passing bills 200351 and 200352. Expanding outdoor dining for Philly’s restaurants and permitting right of way closures including street parking is key to preventing the spread of COVID19 while businesses begin to open. Both bills are extremely […]

Black Lives Matter Painted On A Wall Black Lives Matter – Feet First Philly stands in solidarity with the black community and the Black Lives Matter movement against racism, inequality, and police violence. As pedestrian advocates, our goal is to promote walking and rolling and make Philadelphia’s sidewalks and roadways safe for everyone. People of […]

  Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia is scheduled for repaving in 2021, and the Office of Transportation Infrastructure and Sustainability(oTIS) is asking Philadelphia residents to weigh in on three different street alignment options. OTIS created a series of videos that give an overview of the repaving project, explain the three potential street layout options, and […]

Clean Air Council, Feet First Philly, 5th Square, and the Bicycle Coalition unveiled a Recovery Streets platform to serve as a roadmap to safely transform street space in Philadelphia during and as we recover from COVID19. This plan gives a menu of options for the types of solutions that the city should implement in the […]

In early April, Feet First Philly, the Bicycle Coalition, 5th Square, Clean Air Council, Nate Hommell of University City District, and 4 City Councilmembers sent a letter to the Kenney Administration, calling upon the City to open up more streets all over the city for safe social distancing. Four neighborhood civic associations signed a separate […]

On Wednesday, a coalition of advocacy organizations across Philadelphia and numerous City Councilmembers, released a letter to the Kenney Administration, calling upon the City to open up more streets for safe social distancing. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, 5th Square, Clean Air Council, Feet First Philly and Nate Hommell of University City District worked […]

Michael Wilcox is the Garden Coordinator at the Hunting Park Community Garden in North Philadelphia. Watch as he tells Feet First Philly about his experiences as a pedestrian in the park and nearby community.

Feet First Philly recently made updates to our website to make it more accessible for the visually impaired, thanks to feedback provided by a user. We are committed to accessibility and inclusivity, particularly for people with disabilities, and we welcome any feedback on how we can do better. With that in mind, we want to […]

Scroll down, and use the link to access a printable version of the new walk audit tool Feet First Philly has released a new walk audit tool with the goal of being more approachable than a traditional, more detailed walk audit. For several years now, we have worked with partners to conduct walk audits in […]