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Brewerytown: Philadelphia’s Vision Zero Plan Works To Make Transportation Safer

Brewerytown: Philadelphia’s Vision Zero Plan Works To Make Transportation Safer

In Philadelphia, like most major cities, traffic accidents are a regular occurrence. Whether as pedestrians or those using bikes or cars, one is almost always at some risk when moving through the city. “About 100 people are killed every year in traffic collisions in Philadelphia,” said Charlotte Castle, coordinator for Vision Zero, a plan the […]

 

Point Breeze: Bikes See Rise in Commuting Usage, Though Cars Remain Dominant

Point Breeze: Bikes See Rise in Commuting Usage, Though Cars Remain Dominant

“The neighborhood is changing where we’re seeing more people use bikes,” said John Dietterle, about what those in the neighborhood have noticed as of late. The uptick in bicycle usage in Philadelphia in the last few years has not gone unnoticed. Especially by those such as Dietterle, a manager at VAC Auto Repair located at 25th and […]

 

Roxborough: All Good Hubcaps Go To Heaven

Roxborough: All Good Hubcaps Go To Heaven

For Mike Burcz, the owner of Hubcap Heaven, located in Roxborough, the art of keeping vehicles rolling down the road in style has been in the family business for over 30 years. Hubcap Heaven has been able to adapt to the different changes in not only in automobiles, but also changes to society and the […]

 

Fishtown: Liberty Vintage Owner in Full Throttle

Fishtown: Liberty Vintage Owner in Full Throttle

On the corner of Sepviva and Fletcher lies a shop that is a fitting emblem in modern day Fishtown. Liberty Vintage is more than just a garage and sanctuary for antique motorcycles and cars, it is also a gallery and home to some of Adam Cramer’s most prized possessions. “Everything I own and love is […]

 By Mia Cammisa & Jared Brooks

Fairhill: 2Infamous Tries to Make a Positive Impact

Fairhill: 2Infamous Tries to Make a Positive Impact

It’s hard to get the public’s attention in Fairhill, where music is always blasting from someone’s car and people are out of their houses talking with neighbors. Even so, the 2Infamous annual car contest does a pretty good job at catching your eye. Set up in the parking lot at Fifth and Huntingdon streets, the […]