People walking on art crosswalk in Northern Libeties.

Art Crosswalks: A Visually Appealing Solution To Protecting Pedestrians That Works

The number of Philadelphia traffic deaths increased by 88% in 2020 and more than 100 people have been killed in traffic crashes in 2021. Street art murals are a cost effective measure that simultaneously calms driver speeds and beautifies city streets. Traffic deaths in Philadelphia are trending up since 2019, but the budget for life … Continue reading Art Crosswalks: A Visually Appealing Solution To Protecting Pedestrians That Works

Pedestrian of Philadelphia Austin Freeman

Pedestrians of Philadelphia: Austin Freeman

Our November Pedestrian of Philadelphia is writer and Philly resident Austin Freeman. Learn more about his experiences as a pedestrian, and feel free to reach out to feetfirstphilly@cleanair.org if think you or someone you know would make a great Pedestrian of Philadelphia. What is your experience as a pedestrian on an average day? How long … Continue reading Pedestrians of Philadelphia: Austin Freeman

Mural at Chew ave and Chelten Ave.

Giving Tuesday Is Over But You Can Still Help Us Reach Our Goal

For #GivingTuesday we asked that you to help us build a future where all Philadelphians benefit from a safe and healthy pedestrian environment. Feet First Philly is Philadelphia’s only pedestrian advocacy group that fights to protect the rights of pedestrians, improve the pedestrian environment, and promote walking as a mode of transportation, recreation, and exercise. … Continue reading Giving Tuesday Is Over But You Can Still Help Us Reach Our Goal