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City Council Candidate Survey: Mark Ross, At-Large Candidate

Candidate: Mark Ross, At-Large Candidate This questionnaire was sent to every candidate no matter the party affiliation. Feet First Philly does not endorse any particular candidate and provides the responses to the public for informational purposes only. Walkability: If elected, what would you do to promote walking in Philadelphia? Yes. If elected what would you […]

#NotaParkingSpot in 2019

2019 is the year we tackle illegal parking. Illegally parked cars on sidewalks and crosswalks risk the lives of pedestrians, and the word is getting around. PlanPhilly highlighted #NotaParkingSpot and we have reached out to 311 to add illegal parking to their app. We are planning to do more, starting with presenting to neighborhoods around […]

Pedestrians of Philadelphia: Kelly Edwards

What is your experience as a pedestrian? How long do you walk? Why did you decide to walk as your commute? The scenic Philly streets and access to shops and restaurants make Philadelphia a great place for walking. I often walk home from my job at 10th and Spring Garden all the way back to […]

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Pedestrians of Philadelphia: Kyle Block

What is your experience as a pedestrian? How long do you walk? Why did you decide to walk as your commute? I feel so thankful to live in a place where I can walk pretty much anywhere: the grocery store, library, pharmacy, park, and festivals. While it is such a luxury to be able live […]

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Pedestrians of Philadelphia: Chloe Finigan of Feet First Philly

Chloe Finigan, Transportation Outreach Coordinator at Clean Air Council, took some time to talk about her experiences as a pedestrian in Philly! She currently works as the support staff for Feet First Philly (FFP). If you would like to get involved with FFP, email feetfirstphilly@cleanair.org today.  What is your experience as a pedestrian? How long […]

Feet First Philly will be at Greenfest tomorrow!

Tomorrow, September 9th, Feet First Philly will be at Greenfest Philly, the largest environmental festival in Philadelphia!  Greenfest takes place from 11 to 5 in Headhouse Square at 2nd & South Streets.  Come to our table to speak to representatives of Feet First Philly and get information about us and our ongoing photo contest, called “Where’s […]

Feet First Philly at Greenfest!

This year, Feet First Philly will be at Greenfest Philly, the largest environmental festival in Philadelphia!  Greenfest takes place on Sunday, September 9th, 2012 from 11 to 5 in Headhouse Square at 2nd & South Streets.  Check out our table for information on Feet First Philly and our ongoing photo contest, called “Where’s my effin’ sidewalk?”.

Philadelphia Streets Department

Did you know? Philly Streets Dept. publishes a weekly schedule of streets being repaved!

The wheels of cars, buses, and trucks can easily roll over the uneven pavement on streets that are being repaved.  Pedestrians, however, do not have it quite as easy when crossing these streets.  Roadways that are being repaved can be hazardous for a number of reasons.  Manhole covers often protrude above the street, which can […]

SEPTA receives funding for 69th Street Transportation Center improvements

SEPTA was recently awarded a $5 million grant through the Federal Transit Administration’s State of Good Repair and Bus Livability programs, which awarded $787 million to transit projects in 48 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico.  The money that SEPTA receives will be put toward the renovation of 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby.  The […]