• 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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Walking Market Street with Jan Gehl

Cities should be for everyone. Cities should make people healthy and happy. Cities should be designed to respond to human nature…

Philly getting passed on protected bike lanes

Despite its high percentage of bicycle commuters and forthcoming bike share program, Philadelphia is falling behind when it comes to…

Better Mobility 2015: Five no-brainers

What should the next administration do to improve mobility in Philly? Local transportation advocates are developing a 10-plank platform for Philadelphia…

PA transportation spending and data score card

In Philly complete streets are a priority and we’re seeing more precious street space given over to projects that make the…

Staycation: Cynwyd Heritage Trail

As part of a summer “Staycation” series, Eyes on the Street is profiling outdoor getaways that Philadelphians can explore without…

Call for artist-designed bike racks

Philly already has a few artsy bike racks - the sculptural post outside of Johnny Brenda’s in Fishtown, the bicycle-shaped racks…

Fairmount's new bike lanes are painted, ready to ride

New bike lanes are in on Fairmount Ave, and they're already getting plenty of traffic. The lanes showed up last week…

May 15: Ride of Silence | University City High future | Ben Franklin Bridge walkway update | theater-spotting | I-95 nightmares | Schuylkill ecological art

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s buzzing this Wednesday morning. Bike Week continues this evening with a Ride of Silence, a…

Civics support proposed Fairmount Ave bike lanes

A snowstorm postponed one vote, poor attendance another and a mail-in vote a third, but after approximately two months of public…

Wishing on 2013 [part 1]

With 2012 safely behind us, I've been ruminating on what I hope 2013 will hold in store for our city.  In…

Do sharrows make a difference?

A recent Grist article on “sharrows” got Eyes on the Street wondering just how much of an impact sharrows* - those…

Love Note #27: Nicholas Mirra loves the bike-ridden fence on Rittenhouse Square

As promised, Eyes on the Street will occasionally feature especially plannerdly Philly Love Notes culled from the growing collection on…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Cycle logic [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this biking edition of Multi-modal with MOTU, I visited a pedestrian plaza to-be and explored a few…

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