• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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Seeking refuge in pedestrian spaces on Baltimore Ave

What a difference a dozen huge, ceramic planters can make. Midway through 2013, residents of West Philadelphia’s Cedar Park neighborhood noticed…

Dear PennDOT: Save us from ourselves and remove South Broad’s parking median, permanently

As Philly gets ready to host Democrats, the city is tidying up. On South Broad that means a mural and parking…

How South Street West became a bike-ped haven

A handful of in-street parking spaces on South Street West have been converted to support bike and pedestrian amenities instead of…

East Market Street requires redesign

With millions of dollars being invested along Market Street east of City Hall, and a high incidence of pedestrians being struck…

Back to the Future: Open Streets in Philly, 1971

During a segment on Marty Moss-Coane’s Radio Times show in October about the Open Streets Philly campaign*, a woman called in…

No, Stu, Open Streets aren’t the enemy

The papal weekend was a real headache for a lot of Philadelphians. Street closures, truncated public transit services, and security fences…

Pope Ride time lapse

The open streets of Center City thanks to the papal visit were a dream for the thousands of people who got…

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…

Spotted: Temporary fixes for part of Camac Street's wooden block

I count Philly’s wee streets as some of our most special public places, and the block of Camac Street between Walnut…

Speak Easy: Philadelphia Streets Under Pressure

Streets are shared spaces, but often they’re contested spaces too. Cyclists jockey with buses next to pedestrians tangoing with motorists. What…

For safer more complete streets, increase Streets Department budget

More than 30% of Philadelphia's streets are overdue for resurfacing but the Streets Department simply doesn't have the paving budget to…



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