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    • Lime is applying for permits to bring its e-scooters to Philadelphia's streets.

Slow your roll: Safety worries could delay electric scooters’ ride into Philly

Philadelphia loves the idea of scooting around on the colorful electrically powered two-wheelers that startups like Lime are sending out on city streets around the world. But at a city hearing…

    • hiladelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner (right) and Chief of Homicide Anthony Voci

Driver could face jail time for death of Center City cyclist

The truck driver who hit and killed a Center City cyclist could face prison time for the 2017 collision. Jorge Fretts, 28, hit Emily Fredricks, a 24-year-old pastry chef. She was…

    • Cars and bikes compete on many Philadelphia streets despite bike lanes.

Philadelphia drivers rarely prosecuted for crashes that kill pedestrians and cyclists

Only a fraction of drivers in crashes that kill pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists ever face serious criminal charges, according to a new analysis by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. About…

    • A car parked in a crosswalk. (Jon Geeting/PlanPhilly)

Illegal parkers beware: Philadelphia wants you out of the crosswalk and off the sidewalk

For Bruce McElrath, a car parked in a crosswalk is a major inconvenience at the very least. At worst, it can turn the simple act of crossing the street in a…

    • A man carries a stroller up the stairs at the 8th and Chestnut exit from the Market Frankford line. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

Strollers pose safety problems for Philly families riding SEPTA

When a mother fell down the stairs and died in the New York subway two weeks ago, parents in Philadelphia reacted with a combination of horror and recognition. Malaysia Goodson’s fall…

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