Making Ridge Ave. more pedestrian-friendly

 A bill limiting car use in parts of Roxborough has won a key victory in City Council.

Introduced by Councilman Curtis Jones Jr., the zoning bill seeks to revitalize Ridge Avenue between Hermitage St. and Monastery Ave., where Jones says developers have “[oriented] shopping centers towards the automobile rather than the pedestrian… [resulting] in irreparable damage.”

City Council reported the bill favorably out of the Rules Committee after its hearing, and placed it on the calendar for first reading. READ MORE

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