MOTU@5 | 5 Years in Review: Safety Success Stories

The Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities released a report titled MOTU@5: 5 Years in Review.  We will be featuring a section per day on the blog from now through the end of the month.  You can find the full report online here.

“Safety Success Stories: Safety Matters” describes how MOTU has worked to ensure that Philadelphians can get where they need to go in a safe manner.  From this section, we picked what we thought were the top 3 most interesting facts:

3. 400 pedestrian countdown signals were installed in 2012


2. 40% decrease in serious accidents following the introduction of bike lanes on Spruce and Pine


1. 2,400 intersections were retimed for your safety



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