A Massive Number of People Used the Schuylkill River Trail Last Year

For the first time ever, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission placed permanent counting devices on circuit trails throughout the Philadelphia area last year, enabling the […]


The Five “Jane’s Walk” Tours in Philadelphia You Should Definitely Go To

If senioritis kicked in early when you were in college and you subsequently “forgot” to do the assigned The Death and Life of American Great Cities reading, […]


WATCH: New Philly PSA Tells Pedestrians to Get Off Their Phones

The video above was released this week by the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities. It’s part of a campaign by Philadelphia government to improve […]


The Question of Pedestrian Safety During Construction

Today in extremely safe West Philly construction practices swaying in the wind over the sidewalk. — Amara Rockar (@arockar) November 25, 2014 With developments […]


959 Pedestrians Were Killed in Philadelphia from 2003 to 2012

Think Philadelphia is a safe city for pedestrians? We have a fairly poor track record compared to other big cities in the Northeast. According to […]