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    • Median bus lane

What does an equitable city street look like?

Bike safety advocacy has a problem. While a significant share of the growth in bicycle ridership in recent years has been coming from non-white, lower-income riders, the people elected officials most…

    • Manhole covers will be reset before resurfacing.

Streetsplaining: Why resurfacing means a dozen days of dimpled roads

To bicyclists, road repaving feels a lot like pledging a fraternity: it’s a real pain in the ass for a bit and then three or four years of smooth sailing. And…

    • A  2014 pop-up greenway on the westbound lane on the 900 block of Spring Garden Street, one block from the accident on 10th and Spring Garden Streets. Credit: Jon Geeting/PlanPhilly

Photos: Spring Garden St. pop-up greenway offers a glimpse of Spring Garden St.'s potential

Last week, Ashley brought us up to speed on the status of the Spring Garden St. greenway, and told us about an event organized this past Saturday by the Pennsylvania Environmental…

    • 22nd st bike lane

Councilman Bill Greenlee still won't let Streets Dept. stripe bike lane planned for 22nd St.

When we last checked in on the 22nd St. bike lane saga, Councilman Bill Greenlee was opposing a bike lane for 22nd Street that is in the city's adopted Pedestrian and…

    • Urban Street Design Guide

Live-blog: The high stakes battle of the urban street design manuals

Should cities be consulting highway design manuals for advice on designing city streets? The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) says no, and they're promoting an alternative manual - the…

    • NACTO street design

July 30: University City crime rates dropping | $106M for The Gallery | Big win for NACTO | How to force a Sheriff's sale

Macerich Co, a California-based company with experience in urban mall development, will invest $106.8M in The Gallery. "Macerich will acquire a 50 percent interest in the Gallery under terms of the…

    • Level of Service

Explain That Term: Level of Service

California recently stopped using "level of service" as a metric to evaluate urban transportation and street changes, and several other states have been adopting an urban street design guide published by NACTO…

Planning Complete Streets for an Aging America

AARP Public Policy Institute Releases "Planning Complete Streets for an Aging America"This report addresses the need to create Complete Streets that are safe and convenient for travel by automobile, foot,…

Philly street paving coming soon

Wondering when your street's going to be paved?Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, his top transportation and streets staff and the city's Congressional delegates will Monday afternoon announce details of the city's…

    • Market East Planning

Center City Greenway

st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } A feasibility study on a potential Center City Greenway done for The Pennsylvania Environmental Council will soon be wrapping up. A final comment period, to receive any suggestions, or…

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