Thursday, December 16, 2004

Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/16/2004 | Making Haddonfield More Walkable

A borough meeting tonight will collect a new round of ideas for improving the lives of pedestrians.

By Edward Colimore

Inquirer Staff Writer

Call it revenge.

After hundreds of years of dodging traffic - from horse-drawn to horseless carriages - the pedestrians of Haddonfield are striking back.

Their campaign for a more walkable town began with the formation of the Transportation and Pedestrian Safety Committee in February 2003.

It was racheted up with a weeklong effort in May's "Drive 25" campaign. An effort to force motorists' adherence to the borough's 25 m.p.h. speed limit.

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