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Small Businesses Support 21st Century Transportation

By Alana Miller
Program Associate

Advancing Solutions to America's Transportation Problems: The nation's transportation system is in trouble. America's dependence on cars for transportation is the number one cause of our addiction to oil and a major contributor to global warming and air pollution. Americans waste millions of hours each year on congested roads - many of which are in increasingly poor repair. At the same time, we spend billions of taxpayer dollars each year on wasteful projects that should go to basic maintenance, modernization and investments in better transportation choices.

America must move toward a new transportation future for the 21st century that enhances our economy, national security, public health, environment, and quality of life. To get there, we need a new transportation policy that does the following:

  • Expands clean, efficient transportation choices for Americans by prioritizing investment of new capital funds for light rail, commuter rail, rapid bus service, high-speed intercity rail and transportation investments that build dynamic and accessible communities, where more Americans can walk, bike or take transit to get where they need to go.
  • Fixes our crumbling roads and bridges by investing more highway money in maintenance, not massive new highway projects. It's time for the government to embrace an approach to highway spending that prioritizes maintaining and modernizing our existing highways over building more.
  • Spends taxpayers' money more wisely by focusing transportation dollars on solving our nation's biggest problems. For decades, the government has spent billions of dollars on highway projects with little evaluation and no accountability. That must change. Federal transportation money should be spend only on projects that produce real results over the long haul - for example, by reducing our dependence on oil, curbing global warming pollution, alleviating congestion, improving safety, and supporting healthy, sustainable communities. 

 

This map shows the small businesses in Southeastern Pennsylvania that have signed on in support of our principles.

The following 381 small business owners, local elected officials, religious and community leaders have signed on to the principles above:

Local Elected Officials

  • Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski
  • Easton Mayor Salvatore Panto, Jr.
  • Harrisburg Mayor Stephen R. Reed
  • Kutztown Mayor Sandra Green
  • Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray
  • Philadelphia City Mayor Nutter
  • Scranton Mayor Christopher Doherty
  • State College Mayor Bill Welch
  • Trappe Mayor Connie Peck
  • Yardley Mayor Sinberg
  • York Mayor Brenner
  • Media Borough Council President Pete Alyanakian
  • Media Borough Council Vice-President Monika Rehoric
  • Philadelphia City Council President Anna Verna
  • Philadelphia At-large Councilmember Green
  • Philadelphia At-large Councilmember Reynolds Brown
  • Philadelphia At-large Councilmember William Greenlee
  • Philadelphia District Councilmember Jannie Blackwell
  • Pittsburgh City Councilor William Peduto
  • Swarthmore Borough Councilmember Melissa Lewicki
  • Swarthmore Borough Councilmember Knapp

Churches and Other Community Groups

  • Christ Episcopal Church, Media
  • 1st United Methodist, Media
  • PA Walks and Bikes
  • Andrea Baptiste, 2010 Candidate for PA House 150th District
  • Philadelphia Art Alliance

Small Businesses
Audobon:

  • Everything Bagel

Chester:

  • Taxes/Accounting
  • Abu the Juiceman
  • Topp's Sportswear
  • Ya' Mean Clothing
  • Gold Room
  • The Huddle Barber Shop
  • Chester Pizza
  • Phatso's Bakery

Coatesville:

  • Chester County Music Co
  • Fonzies
  • Soft Kutts
  • Sarah Hair Depot
  • Leslie Hines
  • Lipkins Furniture
  • Dos Amigos
  • Chertok's Furniture
  • Crown Fried Chicken
  • Irie Jamaican Food
  • Famos Cool Bar
  • Sister Mini Market

Collegeville:

  • Whitby Jewelers
  • Executive Protective Services, LLC
  • Complete Nutrition LLC
  • Irish Shop
  • Fazio Automotive
  • Russell Lauren
  • Groomingdales
  • Liberty Tax Service
  • Corner Cafe 29
  • Sonny Cleaner
  • The American Barber Co.
  • Bike Sport
  • Greenwald Florist and Plant
  • Blend Cafe
  • Nina's Collection
  • Smoking Cigars Co

Doylestown:

  • Baked on Main
  • Law Offices of Scott Feldman
  • Keeping in Touch
  • Penn Soup & Seafood
  • Legacy Planning Partners
  • Nejad Gallery Fine Oriental
  • Ballet Arts of Bucks County
  • Raymer's Candies
  • Let Them Eat Cupcakes
  • Vintage Doylestown!
  • FX Dougherty
  • Saxby's
  • Sweet Blossoms
  • Gratz Gallery
  • On a Whim
  • Posh Salon
  • Twenty East Ltd.
  • Hard Core Pilates Studio
  • Finney's Pub LLC
  • Mission Pharmacal Company
  • Beans Beauty
  • Siren Records
  • Chapman Gallery
  • Steak and Hoagie Factory
  • L.A.D. & Co
  • Monkey's Uncle
  • Shaving Grace Barbers
  • Lynda Berry Photography

Lansdowne:

  • Larry Pitt & Associates
  • Galaxy Wireless
  • Lansdowne Fire Department
  • Regency Cafe
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Provisions
  • Life More Abundant
  • Bobby's Gentlemen's Hairstyling
  • Antenucci Bros. Auto Center
  • Lansdowne Family Dental Care Center
  • Agustina's Dominican Style Spa and Salon
  • Victory Tax and Financial Sol - Big Tree Tax
  • Aton's Medical Supply

Marcus Hook:

  • Andrea's Attic
  • Mikes Pizza
  • M & B Associates
  • Marcus Hook News
  • Star Hotel
  • Marcus Hook Florist
  • Marcus Hook Hardware
  • Fresh n Fancy Laundry
  • Lefty's Pub
  • Seafood Connection

Media:

  • Media Motors Inc.
  • O'Mally's Ice Cream Pub
  • Pennies, Pounds & Pesos
  • Quincy's Marquet Basquet Gifts
  • Koffee Korner
  • Fitness Together
  • Earth and State
  • Seven Stones
  • Baggot and Bak
  • Untours
  • Zac's Hamburgers
  • Senior Victim Services
  • Four Paw Shoppe
  • B. Gross Menswear
  • ConTech Services, Inc.
  • Morroni Technologies
  • Azie Restaurant
  • Kenny's Flower Shoppe
  • Values Into Action
  • Deals Store
  • Selene Whole Foods Co-Op
  • Baker Printing
  • Salad Stop
  • Lipton, Weinberger, Husick
  • Planet Hoagie
  • Sorella Boutique
  • Sporting Gentleman
  • Starry Eyed Optical
  • Coffee Club
  • John's Place
  • John's Grille
  • Pacific Computer Inc.
  • Gibbons Automotive
  • Custom Bagels Inc.
  • W.F. Beardsley Silver & Goldsmith
  • Mrs. Marty's Deli Restaurant
  • Turning Point Gallery
  • Coffee Beanery

Morton:

  • Springfield Suds N Soda
  • Old Havana Cigar Co
  • United Check Cashing
  • Alfredo Restaurant
  • Spinal Correction Chiropractic
  • Budget Printing Center
  • Pandolfi House of Carpet

New Hope:

  • Savioni Designer Boutique
  • Fred Eisen Leather
  • A Mano
  • MyYearbook.com
  • The Jonathan Rice Collection
  • La Bella Vita
  • Dominique Daniela
  • Mechanic Street Mugs
  • Whatever's Hot
  • New Hope Window Cleaning Service
  • New Hope Sidetracks Art Gallery
  • Heart of The Home
  • Yogini Bloom LLC
  • Strawberry Jam Inc
  • Suzie's Hot Sauce
  • Type B Tie Dye Studios
  • Five Days After
  • Cryers Hardware LLC
  • Solebury Silver Co.
  • Zikos Jewelers Inc
  • House of India
  • Shop of India
  • Against the Grain
  • Mystical Tymes
  • New Hope Apparel
  • Trading Post
  • Gem Zone LLC
  • Randolph and Main
  • Burch and Jones Jewelers, Inc.
  • Made in Italy
  • Churchtown Post
  • Wine of Bucks County

Newtown:

  • Countryside Framing
  • Lynn Coffee Beans Teas
  • Neds Cigar
  • Café Con Leche
  • Frank DeRito Men's Clothing
  • Angel Hearts
  • 3D Printing and Digital Imaging
  • The Nest
  • Newton Design Group

North Wales:

  • Tex Mex Connection
  • Nettie Jones Bakery
  • North Wales Running Co.
  • Simply Good Café
  • Tony's Pizza
  • Tina's Dogworks

Paoli:

  • Paoli Rug Co
  • Paoli Print and Copy
  • Runaway Success
  • Spring House Window and Door
  • Whirled Peace Frozen Yogurt
  • Paoli Beverage
  • Le Saigon
  • Paoli News Agency
  • J & A Farmers Market
  • Martini's Italian Market

Philadelphia:

  • Seafood Unlimited
  • Liberty Framing
  • Trolley Car Diner & Cafe
  • Wrap Shack
  • Rittenhouse Square Fitness
  • Devil's Alley Restaurant
  • Square Peg Artery and Salvage
  • 18th Street Apothecary
  • White Dog Cafe
  • Petulia's Folly
  • Venture Inn
  • Coeur Inc.
  • Govinda's
  • Cut Hair Salon
  • Bundy
  • H. A. Eberhardt & Son Antiques
  • Dolce Carini
  • Taws Can Do
  • Lee's Hoagie House
  • JE LimeBurner Co.
  • The Gables Bed and Breakfast
  • The Gables Bed and Breakfast
  • Morris House Hotel
  • Blue Lotus Gallery
  • Earth Bread & Brewery
  • The Good Dog
  • Ruka
  • HelloWorld
  • Ten Stone Bar and Restaurant
  • Rittenhouse Hardware
  • Kellijane
  • The Children's Boutique
  • Kimberly Boutique
  • Elfant Wissahickam Realtors
  • Shimmer and Spice
  • Robin's Book Store
  • McGillin’s Olde Ale House
  • MiLah Vegetarian
  • Miga Restaurant Corp.
  • Ozzie Perez Salon
  • Johnny Brenda's
  • South Street Sounds
  • Rittenhouse Pet Supply
  • Balance Health Center & Yoga Spa
  • William Schwartz Jeweler
  • Bottino Uomo
  • Kibitz Room Philly
  • Sue's Produce
  • The Natural Shoe Store
  • Last Word Bookshop
  • Studio CL- Rittenhouse
  • Happy Flower Shop
  • Avanda Flowers
  • Towne Pizza
  • Bains Deli
  • Bistro La Baia
  • 1500 Cleaner
  • British Imperial Dry Cleaners
  • Thunder Hair Salon
  • Ravers Hair Studio
  • Ciao's Pizza
  • Chestnut Jewelry
  • Plage Tahiti
  • Joanne Cleaners
  • Furniture Lifestyle
  • Tangier
  • Towne Real Estate
  • Fiso Lounge
  • Max's Produce
  • Platinum Shears
  • The Art of Shaving
  • Heaven Sent Hair Design
  • TLA Entertainment Group Inc
  • Oh So Good
  • Hummus Restaurant
  • Wesley Emmons Goldsmith
  • La Colombe
  • Daisy
  • J&D Cleaners
  • Holt's Cigar Co
  • Liberty Shoes
  • La Reserve B&B
  • Bikes Shop
  • Cafe Liauge
  • Consignment Shop
  • Joseph Andrew Salon
  • Lee's Hardware Inc.
  • Martin Lee's Cleaners
  • Niederkorn Antique Silver

Royersford:

  • Comp-U-Ship
  • Sweet Ashley's Chocolate
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Rossi's Pizza

Skippack:

  • Black Sheep Pottery
  • Crystal Persuasion LLC
  • Skippack Goldsmiths
  • Carolyn's Creative Stitchery
  • Grand Fromage
  • Sharp Unique Gifts for Men
  • Skippack School of Music
  • Parker's Barber Shop
  • Sandra Lee Photography
  • Skippack Eyecare
  • Sweet Treats
  • 19 Bella restaurant
  • El Assri Salon
  • Skipback Pizza
  • Mal's American Diner
  • Merla Iman Studio

Trappe:

  • Tint Pro
  • Yocum Glass Co
  • All That Jazz
  • Peck's Electronic Service Inc
  • Luigi's Pizza
  • The Nail I

Trooper:

  • Before and After Salon
  • James Fazio Plumbing and Heating

Wayne:

  • Antiquities
  • Wayne Vision
  • Sage Realty, LLC
  • Great Harvest Bread
  • The Pear Tree
  • Tredici, LLC
  • Cream & Sugar Cafe
  • Troubadour Music Stop
  • Out There Outfitters
  • D' Amicantonio Shoe
  • Pie in the Sky Pizza
  • High Road Cycles
  • Tiger Shop
  • Your Gourmet Kitchen
  • Aubusson Home
  • Two Paperdolls
  • Competitive Edge Outfitters
  • 7 West Carpet Company
  • Cowan's Flowers
  • Johnnie's Dog House
  • Wayne Sporting Goods
  • Bravo Pizza
  • Beaders Forum
  • Kids 'N Kribs
  • Larmon Photo
  • Color Me Mine
  • Amirian Jewelers
  • Peanut Butter & Jane
  • Landis Restaurant
  • Global Gifts
  • New Wayne Pizza
  • Health Power
  • Finer Things
  • Charlene's Boutique

West Norriton:

  • Primo Hoagies

Yardley:

  • The Pink Daisy
  • Franco's Tomatoe Pie
  • Landolfi's Deli
  • Worthington Insurance
  • Vince's Pizza
  • Fun Matters
  • Yardley State Farm Insurance
  • Jane Edgar, Dentist
  • Nail Max
  • Ye Olde Yardley Florist
  • Station Cleaners

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