Category Safety

Volunteer for Philly Free Streets

Did you hear? Philly Free Streets will be back on North Broad Street on Saturday, August 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from City Hall to Butler Street and Germantown Ave. The four-mile stretch of road will be temporarily closed to cars, inviting people to walk, bike, and play. Each year, volunteers have helped […]

Support HB792

HB792, known as the “Protected Pedestrian Plazas and Pedalcycle Lanes” bill, is a straightforward fix that will allow cities like Philadelphia to design infrastructure that keeps pedestrians safe, including protected bike lanes and pedestrian plazas, on state roads where they are needed most. Because several projects are coming up soon, it is urgent that this […]

City Council Candidate Survey: Karla Cruel, 4th District Candidate

Candidate: Karla Cruel, 4th District 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. In lieu of a questionnaire, 4th District Candidate Karla Cruel responded with the following email: Thank you […]

#NotaParkingSpot Update May 2019

#NotaParkingSpot is growing! Since December 2017, Feet First Philly has received over 1,400 submissions of illegal parking in our city. Thanks to all your work, Feet First Philly has been collecting and distributing data to advocate for safe and clear pedestrian spaces. We STILL need your help. Send in your submissions via Twitter or email. […]

Feet First Philly’s Spring Walks

Missed out on our last walks? Feet First Philly is just getting started! Keep an eye out for walks to help you explore the city and get outside this summer. April: East Coast Greenway Mid-Atlantic Summit Mobile Workshop: Schuylkill Banks Stroll As part of the Mid-Atlantic Summit, Feet First Philly partnered with Schuylkill River Development […]

City Council Candidate Survey: Maria Quiñones-Sanchez, 7th District Candidate

Candidate: Maria Quiñones-Sanchez, 7th District 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? Education and advocacy is a […]

City Council Candidate Survey: Allan Domb, At-Large Candidate

Candidate: Allan Domb, 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 believe that all walkways in […]

City Council Candidate Survey: Brian O’Neill, 10th District Candidate

Candidate: Brian O’Neill, 10th District 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 would promote walking in […]

City Council Candidate Survey: Sandra Dungee Glenn, At-Large Candidate

Candidate: Sandra Dungee Glenn, 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. In lieu of a questionnaire, At-Large Candidate Sandra Dungee Glenn sent over a resume, bio, and campaign […]

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 […]