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Pedestrian Safety Action Grant Awarded Philadelphia

National Past-time in the late 1800’s? Competitive walking…check this out! http://www.npr.org/2014/04/03/297327865/book-pedestrianism  

SOSNA Neighborhood Walking Tour New Date is Tuesday, May 6, 5:30 p.m. The South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA) and Feet First Philly are presenting a walking tour of the dynamic neighborhood, also known as Graduate Hospital or Evergreens.  The tour will focus on walkability issues as well as neighborhood history and current grass-roots planning efforts […]

The Boxer Trail and the Colonial Chain of Mansions in Fairmount Park Tuesday, June 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Join architect/historian  Bob Thomas for a walk past the natural and historic beauties of this trail perched on the bluffs above the Schuylkill River. Optional dinner to follow at a local restaurant. $15 for Philadelphia Parks Alliance members, $20 […]

The American Heart Association has announced Wednesday, April 2 as National Walking Day.  AHA is urging people to wear sneakers to work, hold walking meetings, or arrange to walk with family, friends, or neighbors.

First, the bad news: The future for funding the region’s pedestrian and bike trails is uncertain, as the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has reached the bottom of a $10 million grant for trails provided by the William Penn Foundation. Regional trail advocates will have to look elsewhere for dedicated funding for trail projects in […]

Hey, Philly pedestrians! Sorry if our lack of recent blog posts has got you down. To make up for it, here’s a roundup of news and events that may be of interest to you. (It looks like Halloween festivities are taking over the city in full force this weekend!) Cities such as Atlanta are reversing […]

Happy Friday!  Wherever your feet take you this Labor Day weekend, we suggest you take some time to peruse the latest pedestrian news. The Atlantic Cities: Americans are driving less, and the economy is not (entirely) to blame. A recent report found no relationship between reductions in driving at the state level and the health of […]

There’s always something for everyone in the City of Brotherly Love, but this week is full of events! The following is a list of some that are taking place tomorrow, July 24th.   The Parks Alliance will be hosting a walking tour of Fairmount Park. The tour, which runs from 5:30 to 8:00, is $20 […]