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City Council plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safety of its citizens while using Philadelphia’s streets. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia prepared a questionnaire for all 2015 at-large and District Council candidates. These responses serve as...read more
By the time the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia’s representatives showed up at City Council on Tuesday, our petition for Safer Streets had received more than 220 signatures and stories from supporters concerned about Philadelphia’s streets — which,...read more
We can’t stress this point enough: The Philadelphia Streets Department needs more money to get its work done. And that work, in turn, will make our city’s streets better for all road users, increasing the miles of streets paved and the miles of bike lanes installed....read more
The group Young Involved Philadelphia will is hosting a candidate convention tonight at 6pm—and we see no better time for you to ask candidates for City Council how they feel about improving bike and pedestrian infrastructure. After all, City Council has given...read more
Since releasing our Safer Streets report late last year, a number of Philadelphia city officials have shown massive support for safer streets and a Vision Zero policy. Councilwoman Cindy Bass, for instance, introduced a Vision Zero resolution on Dec. 11, echoing our...read more