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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

The Next Feet First Philly Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant Opens August 1

This program was funded in part by the Pa. Department of Health’s Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant. On August 1st, Feet First Philly will launch its third public space enhancement mini-grant program. Mini-grants are open to anyone with a project that enhances and improves the pedestrian environment and provides funding between $500 and … Continue reading The Next Feet First Philly Public Space Enhancement Mini-Grant Opens August 1

Delaware River Trail Walk at Cherry Street Pier

10 Walks For 10 Years: FFP and Delaware River Waterfront Corp Team Up For Delaware River Trail Walk

Thanks to everyone who came to the Feet First Philly walk along the Delaware River Trail earlier this month, and thanks to Chris Dougherty of Delaware River Waterfront Corporation for leading it. We had a great time walking along this great new piece of pedestrian infrastructure, and learning some history along the way. Be sure … Continue reading 10 Walks For 10 Years: FFP and Delaware River Waterfront Corp Team Up For Delaware River Trail Walk

Feet First Philly and Fishtown BID Join For A Fun And Informative Tour of Frankford Ave

On June 4th, Natalie Short of Feet First Philly and Jon Geeting from the Fishtown Business Improvement District (BID) led a group of pedestrians along Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, focusing on pedestrian access issues and highlighting recent community-led improvements.  Despite being a commercial and nightlife destination with a high volume of pedestrian traffic, there was … Continue reading Feet First Philly and Fishtown BID Join For A Fun And Informative Tour of Frankford Ave

Feet First Philly, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and Other Groups Call For The Mayor To Act Now On Washington Avenue Redesign

On June 2, Feet First Philly joined the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and other advocates to call on Mayor Jim Kenney to move ahead with the new road design for Washington Avenue with or without the support of Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, who is now calling for the road to be restriped as it is … Continue reading Feet First Philly, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and Other Groups Call For The Mayor To Act Now On Washington Avenue Redesign

Cobbs Creek Parkway Safety Improvement Walk

Cobbs Creek Safety Improvement Walk Informs Residents And Facilitates Discussion With PennDOT Consultant

Feet First Philly partnered with PennDOT consultant HNTB Corporation to host the Cobbs Creek Parkway Safety Improvement Walk on Saturday, May 21, 2022. The 1.6 mile tour walked attendees through existing road safety upgrades and offered neighbors the opportunity to learn more about the proposed improvements to Cobbs Creek Parkway. Most importantly the tour gave … Continue reading Cobbs Creek Safety Improvement Walk Informs Residents And Facilitates Discussion With PennDOT Consultant

Kids biking on Cobbs Creek Trail in Southwest Philadelphia

Feet First Philly Joins Local Organizations To Celebrate Cobbs Creek Trail

Clean Air Council, Feet First Philly, and several other local organizations held a fun day of activities along Cobbs Creek Trail as part of Celebrate Trails Day on April 23. The day’s events kicked off with our fantastic partners WeWalk and GirlTrek hosting a walk along the Cobbs Creek Park trails.  The Cobbs Creek Community … Continue reading Feet First Philly Joins Local Organizations To Celebrate Cobbs Creek Trail

Germantown Pocket Park Walk

Germantown Pocket Park Walk Kicks Off 10 Walks For 10 Years Of Pedestrian Advocacy

Along with April flowers came Feet First Philly's first walk of 2022, the Germantown Avenue Pocket Park Walk. Part of Feet First Philly’s series of 10 walks for 10 years Anniversary Celebration, the Pocket Park tour started at Allens Lane Train Station and moved on to explore six pocket parks and pedestrian safety improvements at … Continue reading Germantown Pocket Park Walk Kicks Off 10 Walks For 10 Years Of Pedestrian Advocacy