A new fact sheet, Influencing Complete Streets Policies at the Regional Level, draws on this experience to lay out success stories, best practices, and resources for anyone looking to plan, fund, and build safer, more convenient streets for biking and walking.
Too many Black lives have been lost to police violence. As advocates for safe routes and safe public spaces, we must take a holistic view of safety, especially the safety of Black lives. Depending on police for community safety is not a sustainable or equitable solution.
The City of Philadelphia closed a major road to cars to create more space for people to walk and bike at a socially safe distance during the covid-19 pandemic.