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    • 48th Street, Florence Ave. and Baltimore Ave.

Four win grants to build pedestrian plazas

No matter how you cut it, the intersection of 48th Street, Florence and Baltimore avenues is strange, with three streets coming together in a five-point intersection.Prema Gupta, the University City…

    • Silverliner V

A look back at transportation issues during 2011

It's that time of year to take stock of the year that's coming to a close while getting ready to forge ahead into the future.Transportation has had a year marked…

City wins stimulus grant for smart traffic signals

The city is receiving a $10 million federal stimulus grant to put in new high-tech traffic signals ― $6 million less than it requested.The traffic signals will employ transit…

    • City wants feds to help pay for smarter signals on busy routes

City wants feds to help pay for smarter signals on busy routes

The city is gunning for a $16 million federal stimulus grant to help implement transit signal priority systems on three heavily traveled SEPTA routes.The grant would cover half the cost…

    • SEPTA restores South Philly bus stops taken away in experiment

SEPTA restores South Philly bus stops taken away in experiment

Six months after starting an unprecedented bus stop consolidation experiment, the stops are coming back to South Philadelphia. The city and SEPTA have agreed to restore a series of South Philadelphia…

    • A look at West Philadelphia's parklet. (Photos courtesy of Bridget Keegan Barber.)

A Philly first: University City gets a parklet

You’ve heard of parks on piers, like the one at Race Street. And you’ve heard of pocket parks, like the one on Chestnut Street near 16th.Now, meet the parklet, the…

Transit First pilot gets some tweaks

City and SEPTA officials have made some tweaks to the Transit First pilot program.The pilot, which affects the southern portion of the Route 47 bus, aims at improving service reliability…

    • A cross-section of the porous roadbed installed on Percy Street.

South Philly gets a street that will drink up water

One South Philadelphia street just got a little greener ― though you might not be able to tell just by looking at it.The asphalt of the 800 block of South…

    • Transit First pilot program to hit streets next month

Transit First pilot program to hit streets next month

It's been more than a year in the making, but Transit First is about to hit the streets of Philadelphia. The city and SEPTA have chosen Route 47 to be the…

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