Looking Back At Our 10 Walks For 10 Years Of Pedestrian Advocacy In 2022

This year, Feet First Philly celebrated a decade of pedestrian advocacy. To commemorate ten years as Philly’s only volunteer advocacy group dedicated to pedestrians, we hosted ten walks and events across the city. Thank you to all who attended these fun and informative walks, and for your continued support for Feet First Philly.  Read more … Continue reading Looking Back At Our 10 Walks For 10 Years Of Pedestrian Advocacy In 2022

K&T Trail Walk With Riverfront North Finishes Our 10 Walks for 10 Years Celebration

Thank you to our partners Riverfront North and to everyone who attended this fun walk along the K&T Trail in Northeast Philadelphia and a big thank you to everyone who joined us for walks and events throughout 2022. We look forward to hosting even more in 2023. Follow us for more updates, walks, and ways … Continue reading K&T Trail Walk With Riverfront North Finishes Our 10 Walks for 10 Years Celebration

Our Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant Program Is Funding 11 New Projects Across Philadelphia

Feet First Philly and Clean Air Council partnered with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health for the third year, to provide our Public Space Enhancement Mini-grant opportunity. We are excited to announce this year’s winners. In the past two years we funded 15 projects collectively (7 the first year and 8 the second year). This … Continue reading Our Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant Program Is Funding 11 New Projects Across Philadelphia

Photos From The Blossom At Bartram Complete Street Project Walk

Thank you to everyone who came out to learn about the Blossom at Bartram Complete Street project, and how it will make this area safer for pedestrians and transit riders. We also thank Councilperson Gauthier for joining us as well and being a part of the conversation. Please sign up for our newsletter and alerts … Continue reading Photos From The Blossom At Bartram Complete Street Project Walk

Year In Review: Looking Back On Our Work In 2022

In 2022, Feet First Philly celebrated 10 years of advocacy, held numerous walks and other events, and funded public space enhancement projects across Philadelphia. As 2023 approaches, we are taking a look back on our accomplishments this year and getting ready for another year of fighting for pedestrians. Here are a few things we have … Continue reading Year In Review: Looking Back On Our Work In 2022

Support Us With A #GivingTuesday Gift Today

Today is Giving Tuesday, and we hope you will consider donating to support Feet First Philly on this international day of generosity. We are a volunteer-led organization working towards a future where all Philadelphians benefit from a safe and healthy pedestrian environment. For 10 years, Feet First Philly volunteers and Clean Air Council have worked … Continue reading Support Us With A #GivingTuesday Gift Today

Mini-Grant Now Closed.

Our Third Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant Program Ends With Unique Projects From Across The City

The third Feet First Philly Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant program is officially closed. We received almost 45 applications and a majority were from first time applicants. Residents and local organizations from communities across Philadelphia applied with unique public space enhancement ideas, and we are currently reviewing all applications. Winners will be announced in late November.  … Continue reading Our Third Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant Program Ends With Unique Projects From Across The City

Want To Get A Parklet In Your Neighborhood? Our Infographic Tells You How

Parklets extend the sidewalk,  take back space from vehicles, and provide additional public space to pedestrians. Every year on the third Friday of September, Philadelphia joins an amazing international event called Park(ing) Day. Individuals, businesses, non-profits, and other organizations re-imagine parking spaces for people, not cars. The City has a process that anyone can use … Continue reading Want To Get A Parklet In Your Neighborhood? Our Infographic Tells You How

Donate And Help Us Fund More Innovative Public Space Enhancement Projects in Philadelphia

We are almost halfway to our goal of $2,000! Thanks to the generosity of pedestrian advocate Peter Kim, all donations over the next 19 days (up to $2,000) will be matched. Help us fund more public space enhancement projects like the Friends of Adaire’s tree planter project which stopped illegal parking on a sidewalk next … Continue reading Donate And Help Us Fund More Innovative Public Space Enhancement Projects in Philadelphia

People in crosswalk at 38th and Chestnut Streets in West Philadelphia

LISTEN: Check Out Clean Air Council’s Latest Podcast Featuring Titania Markland From Feet First Philly

From Feet First Philly's parent organization Clean Air Council: In the seventh installment of “On Air with Clean Air Council,” we learn how infrastructure can make a street more or less safe for pedestrians and other road users. Titania Markland, Clean Air Council Transportation Outreach Coordinator and Feet First Philly representative, talks about Feet First … Continue reading LISTEN: Check Out Clean Air Council’s Latest Podcast Featuring Titania Markland From Feet First Philly