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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

Walk audit near Tookany Creek Park

Become A Feet First Philly Volunteer

Are you annoyed with bad decisions from city leaders that don’t prioritize pedestrians, like Washington Avenue? Become a Feet First Philly volunteer and let your voice be heard. Our subcommittees meet regularly, and work on issues that directly affect people who walk and roll in Philadelphia. With your help, we can work toward a Philadelphia … Continue reading Become A Feet First Philly Volunteer

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