tactical urbanism


Over the past few days a drastic change in attitude of what is possible in Philadelphia emerged.  The Open Streets Philly facebook page - established Monday evening - already has nearly 4,000 supporters and nearly 2,500 have signed the petition calling for car-free weekends next summer.  The flurry of related articles is growing.  

10th and E. Passyunk needs a painted traffic triangle immediately.

The best critique I've heard of This Old City's push for more pilot pedestrian plazas in Philadelphia came from Councilman Mark Squilla during the Q&A session at our event at Adobe last month, and was summed up nicely here by Bill Chenevert of the South Philly Review:

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