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City fights suggestion to hold up funding for planning projects

The city successfully fought back Thursday against a recommendation by a Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission advisory committee that would have held up a grant to support planning work. The grant,…

DVRPC approves Race-Vine accessibility improvements

The project, which should get about $3 million over the next two fiscal years, is being paid in large part by federal New Freedom money, designed to help improve accessibility. Including…

DVRPC seeking applicants for participation task force

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is looking for applicants to fill slots on the newly created Public Participation Task Force.The commission will select 12 members through an interview process,…

    • A new entrance to Fern Rock envisioned by DVRPC.

DVRPC releases plan to make Fern Rock work better

Fern Rock Transportation Center is too big for its own good.The North Philadelphia facility ― a key transfer point between SEPTA buses, regional rail and the Broad Street Line ― was…

    • DVRPC forecasts 11 percent population growth by 2040

DVRPC forecasts 11 percent population growth by 2040

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is forecasting the region's population will grow more than 11 percent by 2040 ― with the greatest percentage growth coming from Gloucester County, which is…

William Penn, DVRPC want you to name those trails

Seeking to drum up support for the burgeoning network of trails in the region, the William Penn Foundation and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission have announced a contest to come…

DVRPC releases work program for FY 2013

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has released a proposed work program for fiscal year 2013 that contains $27.9 million in projects, a $1.4 million increase from the previous year.The…

    • SEPTA wins $20 million in competitive grants

SEPTA wins $20 million in competitive grants

SEPTA has snagged two competitive federal grants totaling $20 million.The cash-strapped transit agency won a $15-million Federal Transit Administration grant that will, with a local match, go toward purchasing about…

    • Map courtesy of Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Bicycle Coalition aims at South Philadelphia improvements

Over the past few years, bicyclists have scored big gains with the creation of a network of dedicated bike lanes that criss-cross Center City.Now, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia…

    • Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch talks about increased infrastructure funding.

PennDOT secretary says Gov. Corbett to issue transportation funding plan "in a few weeks"

Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch told the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Board Thursday that Gov. Corbett should be unveiling his own transportation funding proposal “within the next couple of works.”…

    • RCC chairwoman Aissia Richardson

DVRPC eliminates controversial citizens committee

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Board voted Thursday to dismantle the Regional Citizens Committee (http://planphilly.com/topic/2593) (RCC), an advisory group, and replace it with a new Public Participation Task…

DVRPC shelves 422 tolling plan

The money collected from tolls was supposed to fund road improvements as well as the extension of regional rail service from Norristown parallel to the highway, a major suburban corridor.The…

    • The state transportation commission hears testimony from local planners and political officials.

Local officials back Corbett transportation panel plan

A state transportation commission hearing at the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission's offices in Center City Friday morning turned into a cheerleading session in support of a plan to increase state…

    • Update: DVRPC says it's not covered by Right to Know Law

Update: DVRPC says it's not covered by Right to Know Law

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has asked a Pennsylvania appellate court to rule that it's not covered under the state's open records law.The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records, which…

DVRPC adds public comment feature to website

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is experimenting with ways of increasing citizen participation.Beginning for July's meeting, the DVRPC Board began accepting comments on agenda items scheduled for a vote.…

    • Open records office: DVRPC covered under Right to Know Law

Open records office: DVRPC covered under Right to Know Law

In a landmark ruling, the state's Office of Open Records has decided that the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is covered under the state's open record law.This means that most…

Major Wissahickon bridge getting an upgrade

The Walnut Lane Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek is getting a facelift, thanks to a $7.1 million project approved by the Delaware Regional Planning Commission Board Thursday.Much of the money…

DVRPC in hunt for suburban tree planting grant

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is trying to get into the tree-planting business in a big way.The board approved a $2.73 million grant application that, if successful, would pay…

    • RCC chairwoman Aissia Richardson responds to complaints that she shut a group out.

Transit advocates blast DVRPC public comment process

A long-simmering dispute about the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s citizen advisory group boiled into the open on Thursday, with both sides laying out competing versions of events before the DVRPC…

    • DVRPC Board members discuss transportation funding.

City transportation head slams Corbett funding panel

The city's top transportation official took a shot at Gov. Corbett's transportation funding commission on Thursday.Speaking at the monthly board meeting of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Rina Cutler,…

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