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Editor’s note: This is a City of Philadelphia press release. PHILADELPHIA – Joined by City officials, members of the School District of Philadelphia and community partners, Mayor Jim Kenney today announced the launch of Safe Routes Philly, the City’s...read more
By Benjamin Harris As part of the Philadelphia Water Department’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure Initiative, North 13th Street is being reconfigured between Girard and Cecil B Moore with, among other things, a parking protected bike lane. The current 22 foot...read more
On Thursday afternoon, 8-year-old Lela Cruz was struck and killed by an elderly motorist who lost control of his vehicle on the 400 block of State Street in North Camden. She was riding her bike on the sidewalk when the motorist drove over the curb, hit another adult...read more
Earlier today, Philadelphia Parks & Rec hosted a groundbreaking ceremony along the Tacony Creek Trail. The segment, known as “Tacony Creek Trail Phase 2,” will for the first time since the construction of Roosevelt Boulevard provide a safe connection...read more
Last month, we reported on a disturbing event in Abington Township, Montgomery County. Kelly Williams, a rising freshman at Abington High, was struck and critically injured while crossing the street at an intersection with a very clearly marked crosswalk and no...read more
At approximately 2:45pm Wednesday, a teen was struck and critically injured while crossing the intersection of Highland and Canterbury in Abington Township, near the Abington High School. Despite the crash occurring in a school zone, during daylight, and in a very...read more