Philadelphia’s process for adding traffic calming devices like speed cushions has some high hurdles for neighbors, but did you know you can request an all-way stop sign by simply writing a letter? While it doesn’t guarantee a new stop sign will be installed, your letter serves as legal notification of dangerous street conditions. The request triggers Philadelphia Streets Department to conduct a safety study, and legally obliges them to follow the results of the study.Read more
Vision Zero Direct Action committee's mission is to build direct action capacity for Philadelphia's pedestrian and bicycle advocacy communities.
VZDA is an outgrowth of the organizing work from the recent 'Human Protected Bike Lane' protests and will seek out opportunities to grow and refine the safer streets movement's 'outside game,' including everything from protests, to public meeting turnout, to City Council hearings, to smaller local actions at the neighborhood level.
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