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

Cresheim Trail Walk

Cresheim Trail Catch Up and Hike Explores the Past, Present, and Future of the Cresheim Trail

Thank you to everyone who came out and joined us and our partners the Friends of Cresheim Trail for a guided hike led by Brad Maule. It was a great walk covering 2.5 miles along the trail from Allens Lane to Germantown Avenue and back. Hikers experienced the boardwalk over the wetlands, the log ride, … Continue reading Cresheim Trail Catch Up and Hike Explores the Past, Present, and Future of the Cresheim Trail

Projects funded by feet first philly mini-grant.

Now Open: Apply Today For Our Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant

This program was funded in part by the Pa. Department of Health’s Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant. It's official, our public space enhancement mini-grant program is now open to the public, and we are looking for exciting projects that make walking and rolling easier, safer, and more enjoyable.  Once again Feet First Philly … Continue reading Now Open: Apply Today For Our Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant