Illegal ATV Use on City Streets

PHILADELPHIA, April 18 – In what has become an all-too-familiar scenario for Philadelphia residents, dirt bike enthusiasts and ATV riders have continued to drive down public roadways and sidewalks, endangering themselves and the well-being of anyone in their path. Lawmakers from around the state met at Beloved St. John Evangelistic Church in the Wyoming neighborhood of North Philadelphia for a House Majority Policy Committee hearing on illegal ATV, or all-terrain vehicle, use on public streets. 

  • Hosts: Rep. Darisha Parker (D-Philadelphia), Rep. Amen Brown (D-Philadelphia)
  • Testifiers:
    • Dennis Boylan- President, Logan Square Neighborhood Association
    • Nancy Winder- Philadelphia Resident
    • Joel Dales- Deputy Commissioner of Special Operations, Philadelphia Police Department
    • Captain Frank Palumbo- Philadelphia Police Department
    • Michelle Brisbon- Assistant Chief Highway Engineer, City of Philadelphia

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage