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Jeannette Brugger is Philly’s new Bike/Ped Coordinator

  The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities “makes sure that the investments and plans that affect the city’s infrastructure and the people who use it are done with a shared vision of increased mobility and sustainability.” And as such, MOTU has a Bike/Ped coordinator, making sure planned bike and pedestrian facilities and infrastructure gets […]

Councilman Greenlee Shelves 22nd St. Safety Plans

For the time being, 22nd Street will have no lane markings.  At-Large Councilman Bill Greenlee has rejected two different pavement marking plans prepared by the Streets Department that would have made 22nd Street safer for all users, including motorists. As we reported a month ago, when the Streets Department “milled” 22nd Street earlier this summer, it planned to […]

New Sharrows and Green Paint Appearing in Philly

While paint is less valuable in keeping streets safe than physical barriers, it does play a big role in how Philadelphia manages traffic. You may have seen new sharrows and green paint popping up around town this summer; there is more paint to come. The Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities has been blogging about these […]

Bringing Neighborhood Bikeways to 13th & 15th Streets in South Philly

Creating corridors within Philadelphia neighborhoods to improve residents’ ability to travel by foot, by bicycle, and by public transit is the goal of our Safe Streets, Healthy Neighborhoods campaign. This campaign began in 2011 by studying South Philly with the Community Design Collaborative. Late last month, the Philadelphia Streets Department was awarded $250,000 to create “Neighborhood Bikeways” […]

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