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Feet First Philly + Instagram

Feet First Philly is getting an Instagram! Starting June 2019, @not_a_spot_phila will turn into Feet First Philly’s account and will not only post #NotaParkingSpot, but Vision Zero, events, and other pedestrian advocacy news. Follow today and connect with Feet First Philly!

City Council Candidate Survey: Irina Goldstein, At-Large Candidate

Candidate: Irina Goldstein, At-Large Candidate This questionnaire was sent to every candidate no matter the party affiliation. Feet First Philly does not endorse any particular candidate and provides the responses to the public for informational purposes only. Walkability: If elected, what would you do to promote walking in Philadelphia? I think it might help to […]

City Council Candidate Survey: Drew Murray, At-Large Candidate

Candidate: Drew Murray, At-Large Candidate This questionnaire was sent to every candidate no matter the party affiliation. Feet First Philly does not endorse any particular candidate and provides the responses to the public for informational purposes only. Walkability: If elected, what would you do to promote walking in Philadelphia? Walking, and biking for that matter […]

Nick Zuwiala-Rogers, Transportation Program Director At Clean Air Council Speaks At State Senate Pedestrian Safety Policy Hearing

  Clean Air Council Transportation Program Director Nick Zuwiala-Rogers spoke at a policy hearing held to address the rising numbers of vehicle-related pedestrian deaths and injuries. Senator Sabatina’s district surrounds part of Roosevelt Boulevard which is regarded as one of the most dangerous roads in the country. Read our full testimony below. (Philadelphia, PA-April 5, […]

Feet First Philly Leadership 2019

Meet Feet First Philly’s Steering Committee Chair and Vice Chair! Jennifer Dougherty and Erika Morgan will lead our all-volunteer committee and work to advocate for pedestrians!   Jennifer Dougherty: Jennifer Dougherty is a life-long Philadelphian who grew up in Mayfair and now calls South Philadelphia home. Thanks to Philadelphia’s great walkability and transit network, Jen […]

Get outside in April

Get outside in April with Feet First Philly! We are partnering with organizations across the city to help you get moving. On the SRT at the East Coast Greenway Summit  Register for the East Coast Greenway Mid-Atlantic Summit by March 22nd to get a chance to experience the Schuylkill River Trail (SRT) with the Schuylkill […]

#NotaParkingSpot in 2019

2019 is the year we tackle illegal parking. Illegally parked cars on sidewalks and crosswalks risk the lives of pedestrians, and the word is getting around. PlanPhilly highlighted #NotaParkingSpot and we have reached out to 311 to add illegal parking to their app. We are planning to do more, starting with presenting to neighborhoods around […]

Holiday Light Walk 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Join Feet First Philly December 14th at 5:45 PM to discover the best holiday lights in Center City. From Macy’s Light Show to Rittenhouse Park, see the holiday cheer Philly has to offer. Holidays are a time for family, so we encourage all ages to join us […]

People Not Cars: Celebrating walkable cities

People Not Cars Our campaign People Not Cars reminds us who cities were built for: People! This may seem obvious, but look at a typical cityscape and you won’t see much space for people. Motor vehicles and their infrastructure dominate our public space and create negative effects on our mobility, health, and environment. Luckily, there […]

#NotaParkingSpot One Year Anniversary

#NotAParkingSpot is coming up on it’s one year anniversary! Thank you for your submissions which highlight the importance of pedestrian safety at crosswalks and on sidewalks. So far, we have received over 700 submissions. These submissions provide insight to when and where illegal parking happens most. We have identified Philly Police Districts 1 and 26 […]