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Philly Free Streets: 42 photos from the car-free party on North Broad

By Danya Henninger
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Biking, walking, rollerblading, skateboarding, dancing, painting, playing and singing filled the thoroughfare.

The third annual Philly Free Streets is in the books as a big success.

North Broad Street was closed to car traffic on Saturday, Aug. 11, from City Hall up to Erie Avenue, and was filled instead with Philadelphians of all ages, from all parts of the city.

People strolled lazily, jogged briskly, held signs of protest, glided by on roller skates, whizzed through via bicycle and even came together for choreographed dances — but no matter what mode of transport they used, everyone shared the road.

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