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Frankford Avenue Multimodal Study
Product No.: 19033
Date Published: 6/2021
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Geographic Area Covered: Frankford Avenue between Cheltenham Avenue and Rhawn Street. Wissinoming, Tacony, Mayfair and Holmesburg neighborhoods, Philadelphia, PA.
Abstract: Frankford Avenue is an important commercial corridor and cultural hub for surrounding communities and the City of Philadelphia. At the same time, the Avenue serves as a major arterial moving heavy volumes of fast-moving traffic. The goal of this study is to improve circulation and safety for all roadway users, including pedestrians, transit riders, bicyclists, and drivers. The study builds off of issues and goals identified in the North Delaware District Plan and other previous work, and aims to support neighborhood vitality by improving multimodal access to local businesses and amenities.
Key Words: Traffic calming, road diet, pedestrian, bicycle, transit, trackless trolley, safety, community engagement.
- Derek G Lombardi AICP Senior Planner
- Glenn T. McNichol Principal GIS Analyst
- Kelsey McElduff Senior Transportation Engineer
- Marco L Gorini Senior Transportation Planner
- Rebecca J. Maule Senior Graphic Artist
- Sarah K Moran Manager, Office of Mobility Analysis and Design
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