Philadelphia Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan Needs You!

It’s been ten years since Philadelphia updated its bike lane network and bicycle policies.   Philadelphia’s City Planning Commission (PCPC) is preparing a new pedestrian/bicycle plan to find ways to make it easier, safer and more appealing to walk and bike around the City. The study area includes Center City, North, South and Northwest Philadelphia. 

You are invited to attend a community meeting to share with PCPC your concerns and ideas about walking and biking in Philadelphia.
  • South Philadelphia--Thursday, April 16th 6:30-8:30 PM--Fels Community Center Auditorium 2407 S. Broad St.
  • Center City--Tuesday, April 21st 6:30-8:30 PM--Municipal Services Building Rooms X, Y, and Z, 16th floor1401 JFK Boulevard
(North and Northwest meetings will be held in May)

PCPC also has an online questionnaire.  Please fill it out!
Download the flyer about the meetings and website.

Spread the word! Please forward this email to other cyclists, pedestrians and community activists who want Philadelphia to have a safer and more connected bicycle/pedestrian lane network.

About the author

Andrew Goodman, Community Engagement Director, New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Goodman is currently the Community Engagement Director at the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.

Previously, Goodman worked as a city planner and project manager for PennPraxis. His focus was on projects that combined community engagement and public space design, including the Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process, the Green2015 initiative for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and the Bartram’s Mile project in Southwest Philadelphia.  Goodman was an early contributor to PlanPhilly and helped shape the site in its first iteration.  As PlanPhilly grew, Goodman represented the publisher and provided professional planning input and project management support as the site expanded its beat coverage, went through multiple redesigns, conducted an internal strategic plan, and researched revenue generation opportunities.

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