Would you support the creation of a Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinator to shape transportation policy?
Yes. Federal CMAQ funds can defray 80 percent of the cost of the Bicycle-Pedestrian Coordinator position. Within the framework of a re-established City Department of Transportation, this coordinator would work with other City agencies, such as
Would you support the creation of a Department of Transportation?Yes. Without a Department of Transportation, there is no consolidated public authority to envision and coordinate the multi-user, multi-modal aspects of the transportation network. Each part of the network must be understood as having major impacts on all the others. With a Department of Transportation, the City can pursue all available state and federal funding opportunities and close the unattended gaps in our network.
Would you support the creation and implementation of a new citywide bicycle/pedestrian plan that positions
Would you support free and clear bike lanes that connect the
This idea would represent a major improvement in our bicycle network and link our two emerging recreational waterfronts. There is substantial federal funding for such initiatives. One advantage of a new Department of Transportation will be to foster such planning efforts and prioritize implementation across modes, users, and comprehensive goals.
- The installation of 100 red light cameras - Yes
- A bike-based parking enforcement patrol - Yes
- A street-based education program to discourage bicyclists riding on the sidewalks – Yes
Red-light-running is epidemic in
Would you support the installation of 1,000 bike racks in each City Council district?
Yes. Installing bike racks encourages residents to keep their cars at home and thus reduces congestion, parking, and air quality concerns.
Would you support the completion of the Schuylkill River Trail extension to
I support the completion of the Schuylkill River Trail extension which would create another unique experience for residents and tourists alike.
Would you support all-day closures off