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When we launched our Safer Washington Avenue campaign last week, we reported on crash data from 2010-2012, which was 900 reportable and non-reportable crashes. Since then, we’ve put out requests for updated information, which we just received. PennDOT reported...read more
Your help is needed to let Mayor Nutter, City Council and the Streets Department know that there is strong public support for expediting a plan to reconfigure Washington Avenue to make it safer for all users. Four years ago, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission...read more
Earlier this year, in June and mid-September, we wrote about the process by which Washington Avenue is getting slowly transformed into a more orderly, safer corridor. Just to recap, in late 2013 and early 2014, the Planning Commission worked with consultants and a...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