Thank you to everyone who came out to support pedestrian safety and the East Coast Greenway on Spring Garden Street! Together we were able to identify issues for safety and comfort along this bustling corridor. What did we find? Participants noted a hostile environment for pedestrians with … Continue reading Pedestrian Safety on Spring Garden
Feet First Philly May 2018 Newsletter Protected Bike Lanes on Market Street and JFK Boulevard Construction for the new protected bike lanes on Market Street and JFK Boulevard between 15th and 20th Street started Monday, May 21st, to increase pedestrian and cyclist safety in Center City. The project will be piloted for 9 months. The … Continue reading May 2018 Newsletter
First, the bad news: The future for funding the region's pedestrian and bike trails is uncertain, as the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has reached the bottom of a $10 million grant for trails provided by the William Penn Foundation. Regional trail advocates will have to look elsewhere for dedicated funding for trail projects in … Continue reading Trails, pedestrian projects, and development buzz around Philly
Interested in improving access to the Delaware River waterfront? The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is holding a public meeting tomorrow at 6:30 pm regarding their next project, the Spring Garden Connector Street. According to DRWC's Master Plan for the Central Delaware, "streets that connect the city and waterfront will be green and pedestrian-friendly."