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You are viewing 12 articles by the author Ashley Hahn concerning Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities (MOTU)

    • Washington and Passyunk, August 2015
Eyes on the Street

Washington Avenue needs safety first

Washington Avenue is going through a well-documented public identity crisis as it transitions from a hard neighborhood boundary lined with commerce into an an even more mixed-use place. Questions of…

    • Philly Bike Share open house at 30th Street Station, November 2014
Eyes on the Street

Making bike share reflect Philly

Will Philly Bike Share be the exclusive province of tourists, suits, and hipsters or will its users be as deeply diverse as the city itself? The answer to that question will…

    • Deputy Mayor Rina Cutler named 2011 Public Works Leader of the Year /  PlanPhilly | EyesOnTheStreet
Eyes on the Street

Rina Cutler on transportation advocacy and 'evolution not revolution'

Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities Rina Cutler was half of a panel about the future of transportation in the city and state on Monday evening at PennDesign. The conversation ranged…

    • Is this a good spot for a Philly Bike Share Station? | photo via MOTU
Eyes on the Street

Speak Up: Help decide where Philly Bike Share stations should be

Wondering where the first round of Philly’s bike share stations might be? Look around and red dots mark the spots. The city has identified 100 possible bike share stations, and as…

    • The wide, high-traffic Boulevard poses a challenge to pedestrians
Eyes on the Street

City gets $2.5 million to plan Roosevelt Boulevard bus rapid transit

The Roosevelt Boulevard works well for no one. It is a 12-lane nightmare replete with crashes, gnarled with rush hour traffic and inadequate transit options in an era of growing ridership.…

    • Bike Cloud near Sister Cities Park on Logan Circle
Eyes on the Street

Spotted: Bike Clouds, Green Zones

Our eyes are ever peeled for interesting sights and sites. Here are two bits of larger bike infrastructure improvements I spotted at Logan Circle last week: I’ve been excited about the…

    • Milled 8th Street awaits resurfacing.
Eyes on the Street

Safer intersections through Center City paving project

A street resurfacing project underway in the southeastern part of Center City is set to bring more than smooth pavement to several roads. The project is also allowing the Streets Department…

    • Chinatown parklet
Eyes on the Street

Meet Chinatown's new parklet

This weekend Chinatown celebrated the opening of its very own parklet, which adds a new pedestrian amenity along the busy 10th Street corridor. After a false start in April, Philadelphia Chinatown…

    • Bike share demo
Eyes on the Street

Testing out bike share alternatives

Philadelphia is aiming to launch a bike-share system next year, and on Tuesday we got a preview of what the future could hold. Three bike-share vendors who will likely vie for…

    • A parklet outside of the Green Line Cafe.
Eyes on the Street

Volunteer: Parklet Impact Study

We like parklets - those small public spaces that replace in-street parking spots - because they add interest and life to city streets. But can the direct impact of a parklet…

    • Green Line Parklet
Eyes on the Street

Call for Parklets

Lowly in-street parking spaces across the city are slowly being put to a higher purpose as public spaces. These parklets - featuring seating areas on raised platforms blocked off from traffic…

    • A bike share bike like Denver has

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