Not A Parking Spot Philadelphia: 2017 Overview

In November 2017, Feet First Philly took over the twitter account NotAParkingSpotPhila, an outlet that advocates for pedestrian safety in Philadelphia. In only two months, Feet First Philly has been flooded with submissions, thank you emails, and responses from Philadelphians concerned for pedestrian safety. In total, Feet First Philly has received 40 submissions each violating … Continue reading Not A Parking Spot Philadelphia: 2017 Overview

Vision Zero Three Year Action Plan

Last week, the City of Philadelphia released its Vision Zero Three Year Action Plan ¬†to the public. The initiative was started by Mayor Kenney to address the alarming rates of pedestrian deaths and serious injuries caused by vehicles. Philly currently has the most vehicle involved pedestrians deaths compared to other U.S cities including Los Angeles … Continue reading Vision Zero Three Year Action Plan

Article: Drivers at fault in ped crashes do not face charges

Over the past century, the interests of the auto industry have usually won out over the interests and safety of pedestrians. Because the latter do not typically have the same kind of lobbying power to influence lawmakers, vehicle-pedestrian¬†crashes are all too often seen as unfortunate accidents. A five-year study of fatal pedestrian crashes found that … Continue reading Article: Drivers at fault in ped crashes do not face charges