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Central Northeast

    • DVRPC-led study will look at improved public transit on Roosevelt Boulevard

House Committee hears emotional testimony in favor of speed cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard

Emotional testimony given at Friday’s hearing on speed cameras stirred up sad memories for Representative Ed Neilson. After listening to Angie Dellavella’s description of witnessing a pedestrian’s death first hand, and…

    • The wide, high-traffic Boulevard poses a challenge to pedestrians

Rep. Taylor, AAA, and others rally for speed enforcement via radar and cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard

Tuesday morning’s press conference in a dollar store parking lot on Roosevelt Boulevard attracted a small crowd of curious onlookers. The event, called to rally support for a new bill to…

    • The 12-lane Boulevard has an 80-foot-wide central median

Northeast Philly residents help chart a 'Route for Change' on Roosevelt Boulevard

“There’s not enough time to cross. And even if it’s your light, the cars are turning, and you can feel the wind behind you as you’re crossing the street,” said one…



Fox Chase, Burholme, Rhawnhurst, Lexington, Bells Corner, and the northern portions of Lawndale, Upper Northwood and Castor Gardens.

Located along a section of Cottman Avenue, the Central Northeast has a variety of attractive housing choices and plentiful shopping. Key Issues are improving the design of shopping centers, neighborhood commercial revitalization and commercial signage, walkable communities and pedestrian safety, and safety of motorists and pedestrians on Roosevelt Blvd. Community leaders monitor zoning variances to preserve neighborhood character. Long range planning is needed for public transit and Transit-Oriented Development.


Michael Thompson, 215-683-4632,


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