We would like to revisit our 2015 Summer of Maps project, looking at the most dangerous locations for pedestrians in Philadelphia. Have we seen changes in the number of accidents and fatalities since 2015 due to persistence from orgs such as Feet First, Bicycle Coalition, and 5th Square and with the adoption alternative transit projects such as parklets and the protected bike lane in West Philly? In addition to looking at council districts, it would be very interesting to see it by Phila2035 planning districts.
The maps and reports will be used primarily for our transportation coverage, especially on pedestrian fatalities (recent articles on Roosevelt Blvd and 16th/JFK), as well as a tool for our readers if they choose to advocate to their neighbors, friends, or elected officials.
The students for the Summer 2019 Azavea Summer of Maps have been announced. Their fellowship will begin shortly.