Tag: Ped/Bike Plan
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On the morning of November 29th, Emily Fredricks was killed on a bicycle when the driver of trash truck failed to yield as he was turning right. Just three weeks later, Becca Refford was suffered serious injuries when a right turning box truck failed to yield. Much of...read more
Earlier this month, Mekhi Freeman, a ten-year-old student at Solis-Cohen Elementary School in Northeast Philadelphia was killed in a crash while he was riding his bicycle near the intersection of Loretto and Longshore Avenues. Freeman was riding west through...read more
This month, the Streets Department is laying down thermoplastic markings (a.k.a. fresh coat of line paint) on parts of Washington Avenue. As we described in a June blog post, a new striping plan (officially called the Washington Avenue Transportation and Parking...read more
Anyone who bicycles on Washington Avenue knows that it can be a dicey experience reminiscent of a B action movie. Worn-away striping and unenforced parking regulations make it unpleasant and unpredictable. It’s not just bicyclists for whom the street isn’t...read more