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Norris Square in North Philadelphia

Feet First Philly Joins The Livable Communities 2020 Action Plan

Feet First Philly joins the Livable Communities 2020 Action Plan in asking for $31.3 Million in operating and capital funds to be restored or reallocated to the City’s budget. These resources support the findings of the Budget Community Engagement process, and prioritize three key areas, parks, housing, and cleaner and safer streets - including addressing … Continue reading Feet First Philly Joins The Livable Communities 2020 Action Plan

Volunteers Conducting Walk Audit

Feet First Philly and Temple University Bring Back Walk Audit Certification For Second Semester

This spring Feet First Philly partnered with Temple University’s Office of Sustainability to bring a second walk audit certification to campus. Students who completed the introductory walk audit course were offered the opportunity to engage in a more focused qualitative walk audit concentrating on a single intersection instead of a corridor.  The  virtual walk audit … Continue reading Feet First Philly and Temple University Bring Back Walk Audit Certification For Second Semester

We Made A List Of Streets That Are Open To Pedestrians

13th Street, Center City, Philadelphia. Reimagined public spaces allowed thousands of people and businesses during COVID-19 to utilize space previously dedicated to automobiles for exercise, entertainment, and dining. Cities and towns across the Philadelphia region are continuing to open streets to all people and close them to vehicle traffic. Even before the pandemic, Feet First Philly … Continue reading We Made A List Of Streets That Are Open To Pedestrians

Explore Clark Park in West Philly This June For Our Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Our Virtual Scavenger Hunt is coming to Clark Park for the very first time! Clark Park is located in West Philadelphia along Woodland, Baltimore, and Elmwood Avenues and was established in 1895. The park extends over nine acres and has its own friends group known as the Friends of Clark Park (FOCP) which was founded … Continue reading Explore Clark Park in West Philly This June For Our Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Feet First Philly Joins The Livable Communities 2020 Action Plan

Feet First Philly joins the Livable Communities 2020 Action Plan in asking for $31.3 Million in operating and capital funds to be restored or reallocated to the City’s budget. These resources support the findings of the Budget Community Engagement process, and prioritize three key areas, parks, housing, and cleaner and safer streets - including addressing … Continue reading Feet First Philly Joins The Livable Communities 2020 Action Plan

Person walkin in roadway in Center City Philadelphia

Happening Today at 12pm: Walk Talk: Resources For Pedestrians In Philly

What are some of the most effective ways to advocate for pedestrians in Philadelphia? Join Clean Air Council, Feet First Philly, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and Fairmount Park Conservancy during Love Your Park Week for a special webinar on pedestrian resources. Feet First Philly will present on their Pedestrian Advocacy Guide, a how to … Continue reading Happening Today at 12pm: Walk Talk: Resources For Pedestrians In Philly

FFP and Temple Partner For Second Semester of Walk Audit Certification

This spring, Feet First Philly partnered with Temple University’s Office of Sustainability to bring a second walk audit certification to campus. Students who completed the introductory walk audit course were offered the opportunity to engage in a more focused quantitative walk audit concentrating on a single intersection instead of a corridor.  The  virtual walk audit … Continue reading FFP and Temple Partner For Second Semester of Walk Audit Certification

Our Virtual Scavenger Hunt is Back at Cobbs Creek Park

Celebrate trails this spring by completing this self-guided scavenger hunt from Feet First Philly at Cobbs Creek Park. Between April 24th and May 31st, download the bingo card and head to Cobbs Creek. While you explore the park, look for the landmarks on the bingo card and take pictures of them. Once you get bingo (vertical line, … Continue reading Our Virtual Scavenger Hunt is Back at Cobbs Creek Park

Tell The Federal Government to Design New Roads With Amenities and Protections for Pedestrians

Speed Cushions on Winston Road The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) dictates how roads are built in the US and has for far too long benefitted driver convenience over pedestrian safety and mobility. The first major update of the MUTCD in over a decade is currently being revised and taking public comment. Feet … Continue reading Tell The Federal Government to Design New Roads With Amenities and Protections for Pedestrians

People forced to walk in the roadway

Take Our Action And Tell The City To Fund Sidewalks In The Next Budget

Walking and rolling are a fundamental right and all Philadelphians deserve access to safe city sidewalks. Walking is the least expensive, most reliable, and most sustainable way to travel in Philadelphia. Sidewalks provide economic, mental, physical, and social benefits, and they must be in good repair to facilitate safe travel between neighborhoods and to access … Continue reading Take Our Action And Tell The City To Fund Sidewalks In The Next Budget