Philadelphia Pike road diet

What would a road diet look like? What would it do?

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

The thoroughfare had problems with accidents, so Delaware Department of Transportation officials wanted to reduce the number of through lanes and make other changes — a concept called a road diet. That’s the situation for Foulk Road today, and it was also the situation for the Philadelphia Pike more than a decade ago. The Pike was put on a road …

DelDOT wants to reduce the number of lanes on Foulk Road (Photo by Dough4872, from wikimedia)

Delaware wants to put Foulk Road on a diet

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

  State officials want to increase safety by reducing the number of lanes on Foulk Road. The idea is drawing a lot of interest on what the project entails – and a visceral outcry. The Delaware Department of Transportation “wants to reconfigure Foulk Road the same way it has Philadelphia Pike,” Mike Lang wrote on the Take Back Claymont Facebook …