When surveying the world of urban design in public spaces, it's easy to find innovation abroad in Europe, Latin America or Asia. Harder to find are examples here in America. We have fallen behind the rest of the industrialized world regarding maintenance of infrastructure and innovation in safer streets. Change is coming however. More politically progressive cities are leading the way. Such is the case in Seattle.


On Monday June 21st, an urban planning breakthrough in the Philadelphia region occurred. On the crowdfunding website Kickstarter, the Camden-based economic development agency Cooper's Ferry Partnership successfully funded their project to help back the construction of the Camden GreenWay, a vital piece of the Circuit, the regional bike path and trail network, that would link the Camden City, the Ben Franklin Bridge, and Cherry Hill with bike paths and sharrows. 


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