Tag Archives: crossing mid-block

#NotaParkingSpot Walk Audit

Feet First Philly conducted a walk audit in South Philly to capture the harmful effects of illegal parking as part of our #NotaParkingSpot campaign. We were joined by Girard Estates Neighborhood Association and Committee Person 26-12, John Zimmerman, to collect data on just how dangerous an intersection can be when illegally parked cars block crosswalks […]

Article: Study finds that darting into street is a top reason young children are struck by cars

An American Academy of Pediatrics study analyzed the cause of child pedestrian crashes in the cases of children admitted to a particular trauma center in New York.  Jaywalking was a common cause of accidents for children ages 7 to 12.  In the majority of accidents where the victim was a child of 6 years old […]