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Upcoming meeting to discuss future restriping of Washington Avenue

We’ve told you previously about the restriping plans to make Washington Avenue a safer street for all types of commuters.

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A look at the previous restriping plans.

Since initially telling you about these plans, progress has been halted by some opposition. Now a meeting is being held with the Streets Department, Planning Commission and the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities to discuss how to improve this ever-changing street and help to create a new restriping proposal.

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Restriping Washington Ave. expected to have “big impact” in 2015

Believe it or not, Washington Ave. has dominated the news this year.

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Whether it’s the new pier park at its connection to the Delaware River, multiple large projects planned up and down the corridor (including Broad and Washington) or even the Mummer’s changing their route, 2014 has been the year of Washington Ave.–and don’t expect that to change with the New Year.

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Report shows bicycle commuting into Center City continues to surge

The Center City District recently released a report that shows northbound bicycle commuting numbers have increased by 33.4% over the past two years.

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Philadelphia has more people commuting by bicycle, per capita, than any of the other ten biggest cities in the United States. (Source: Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia)

Amid rising gas prices and improved access to bike lanes, soon to include an improved Washington Ave. experience, the numbers are only expected to grow.

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