Petition: It’s Time to Build the Roosevelt Boulevard Subway

We urge SEPTA, PennDOT, DVRPC, the City of Philadelphia, and elected officials to come together and integrate the Roosevelt Boulevard Subway into corridor transportation plans. Continue reading

Act NOW for a Safer Washington Ave

Ask City Council to prioritize safety using this email tool. Donate to the Safer Washington Ave Fund to elect officials who pledge to uphold the city's Vision Zero goals.  

Petiton: Philly Needs Bus Only Lanes!

It’s time the City paints the streets red for buses.  Continue reading

Questionnaire Responses - 2022 PA State Legislature Races

For updated information, visit our Election Center 2022 page Continue reading

Press Release: Safer Washington Avenue Fund Reaches More Than $10,000 in Donations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, February 10, 2022PHILADELPHIA — On Monday, 5th Square established its Safer Washington Avenue Fund, specifically dedicated to electing Philadelphia candidates who will pledge to uphold the City's stated Vision Zero goals. In four days, it has drawn more than $10,000 in donations. Continue reading

Make Outdoor Dining on Streets & Sidewalks Permanent

Tell Council TODAY to put people before parking spaces. City Council is considering a bill that would make permanent the current permitting process for outdoor dining on streets and sidewalks. Contact them today to tell them to vote YES on this bill. Continue reading

Action: Mayor Kenney: Veto the Downzoning of Girard Ave.

Please join us in urging Mayor Kenney to veto Council President Clarke's bill that aims to downzone much of Girard Avenue east of Broad St. Sign the Petition Continue reading

ACTION: Reject Tax Cuts for Parking Execs

Tell Council to support transit passes for low-income residents, not giveaways to parking executives Continue reading

ACTION NEEDED 🏘️ Support Affordable Units at 48th & Chester

We are amplifying a message from Cedar Park Neighbors and several local 5th Square Members supporting the creation of affordable units for 15 families at 48th and Chester. Letters of support are due TOMORROW: Friday, 5/28/21 Continue reading

Take Action: Support These Philly Budget Priorities for Safety, Health, and Mobility!

5th Square members and our advocacy partners are calling on City Council to support a city budget that promotes clean neighborhoods, funds our city parks and Rec center programming, keeps residents in their homes, provides for safer and sustainable mobility choices, and makes our public spaces accessible to all Philadelphians. Continue reading