Tag Archives: traffic law

Police to crack down on traffic violations

The roads are about to get a lot more orderly (and hopefully a lot safer in the process).  This month, the Philadelphia police announced that they would crack down on traffic violations by increasing police presence on the city’s streets.  This means that all road users – drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians alike – will be […]

In memory of Happy Fernandez

In appreciation: Among Happy Fernandez’s many contributions to the City of Philadelphia, we at Feet First Philly are particularly grateful for her interest in pedestrian issues. As chair of City Council’s Transportation Committee, Dr. Fernandez held hearings in 1996 on pedestrian safety with testimony from dozens of witnesses including a spokesperson from PhillyWalks, the precursor […]