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Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies A waterfront rail line in Philadelphia moved closer to reality yesterday as the Delaware River Port Authority approved a $6.5 million contract…

Philly Weekly Spotlights the Delaware Riverfront

In this week's Multimedia section of Philadelphia Weekly, Stephen Metzger posts a video about the Delaware riverfront, the many neighborhoods it touches and the variety of activities at the river's…

On track: Phila. waterfront rail line

Inquirer: On track: Phila. waterfront rail line Plans for a waterfront rail line in Philadelphia took a step forward yesterday, as a Delaware River Port Authority committee approved a $6.5…

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Publishes Year One Report

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Year One Report Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) was formed on January 30, 2009 in an effort led by Mayor Michael A. Nutter to establish a new…

Pier 53 Design and Construction Plan RFP

Pier 53 Design and Construction Plan RFP The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and the City of Philadelphia are seeking proposals from qualified design/build consultants to prepare a design and construction plan…

Inquirer: DRPA light-rail plan costlier than one city rejected

Inquirer: DRPA light-rail plan costlier than one city rejected Did Philadelphia miss a chance for a cheaper, faster way to get a streetcar line along the Delaware River waterfront? In…

NYT: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods

New York Times: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods This city, which once moved rivers to create a new urban design, is now moving a major highway…

Daily News Editorial: On the waterfront

Daily News: On the waterfront FOR THOSE disgusted with events like the recent transit strike - in which deals are done in closed rooms with citizens having little say in…

Inquirer Editorial: No desire for streetcars

A plan to restore trolley service along East Market Street to link Center City with the Delaware River waterfront seems problematic on several fronts. Beyond the danger of snarling downtown traffic,…

Steinberg: A master plan for the river

Steinberg: A master plan for the river Click the link above to read the opinion pieice in today's Daily News written by PennPraxis Executive Director Harris Steinberg, who asks why the…

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion Alternatives

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion AlternativesDRPA CEO and PATCO President, John J. Matheussen, has announced two open houses in Philadelphia on an Alternatives Analysis for expanding…

Advanced registration now open for Design on the Delaware 2009

Advanced registration now open for Design on the Delaware 2009Join us Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 28, 29, and 30 at Philadelphia's Sheraton City Center and the Center for Architecture…

Free Kayaking Program Annouced at Penn's Landing

MAYOR NUTTER TO ANNOUNCE NEW FREE KAYAK PROGRAM AT PENN’S LANDING WHEN:    Sunday June 27, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.WHERE:  Penn’s Landing Marina Along the quay near the docks…

Next Great City: Support Interim Zoning on the Central Delaware

Next Great City: Support Interim Zoning on the Central Delaware After being approved in concept by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission last week, the interim zoning overlay for the central Delaware…

UPDATED: Newsletters, February 2009

Pennsylvania Planning Association "Vantage Point" A publication of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Planning Association. Preservation Alliance e-news, February 2009 The mission of the Preservation Alliance is to actively promote…

Preservation Alliance releases Sixth Annual Endangered Properties List

The Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia is pleased to present its Sixth Annual Endangered Properties List. This list draws attention to significant historic resources in the region that are threatened…

Tomorrow: Center City Greenway Public Meeting

Tomorrow (November 18) marks the first of two public meetings sponsored by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council about the planning for a "Center City Greenway." This Greenway is being designed to connect…

Update: riverfront public access projects receive $1 million from DVRPC

If the fervor around the Phillies and the presidential election has dominated your life over the last couple weeks, you may have missed the Inquirer article announcing that 13 different projects…

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