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Pedestrian walking speed affects how we plan

Today’s news is all about walking speed.  Traffic signals are required by federal regulations to provide adequate time for pedestrians to cross.  But just how much time is adequate?  It depends on many factors, including the size and type of the intersection and how fast you are able to cross the street. In an article published […]

Earn money by helping out Feet First Philly!

One of Feet First Philly’s principal initiatives is to make sure that traffic signals allow pedestrians sufficient time to cross the street.  We are currently conducting field surveys to assess current signal timing and other characteristics at certain intersections.  The information gathered will be shared with the city of Philadelphia to ensure that all signals […]