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Last year, the City of Philadelphia added 2.8 miles of bike lanes, upgraded facilities on 7.5 miles of streets (e.g. sharrows to bike lanes, or standard bike lanes to buffered) and restriped more than 15 miles of existing bike facilities. This includes nearly...read more
According to the Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (oTIS), the City of Philadelphia added and improved 33 miles of on-road bike infrastructure (bike lanes and sharrows) in 2017. Included in this number are approximately 4 miles of new bike lanes and...read more
As a feeder route to the Vine Street Expressway, Callowhill Street between 2nd and 6th Streets is as wide as 76 feet with 3 to 5 lanes of traffic. This creates a barrier for bicycle- and pedestrian-travel along or across. The City of Philadelphia asked the Delaware...read more
Tragedy struck again on December 22, as a so-far unidentified 83-year-old woman was killed by a driver crossing Washington Avenue before dawn. Early reports have yielded few details but we will update this post as information comes in. Washington Ave is a four...read more
Thanks to a generous grant from the Knight Foundation, I was able to attend the NACTO 2017 Conference in Chicago from October 30-November 2 in Chicago. NACTO or the National Association of City Transportation Officials. The City of Philadelphia is a founding...read more