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    • A wayfinding sign in West Philadelphia.

New bike signs designed to show cyclists the way

The city is trying to address an often overlooked part of its bicycling infrastructure by installing directional signs along popular bike routes.The idea, according to Clint Randall, the city's healthy…

    • Bicycle Coalition concerned with Schuylkill River Development Corp.'s West Philly trail

Bicycle Coalition concerned with Schuylkill River Development Corp.'s West Philly trail

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is concerned that a proposed trail for the western bank of the Schuylkill River wouldn't serve residents' needs.Sarah Clark Stuart, the coalition's campaign director,…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

City, CCD declare success on lane closure test

The city and Center City District have declared success on a test to close a lane of traffic for two major roads in Center City.The two-week trial was meant to…

    • A rendering of what proposed improvements to Center City arterials could look like.

City closing Center City traffic lanes in test

In another attempt to rebalance Philadelphia streets toward pedestrians and cyclists, the city will be closing the left-most lane of traffic on Market Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard between 15th…

    • Gazing through transportation's crystal ball to 2011

Gazing through transportation's crystal ball to 2011

2010 has been a big year for regional transportation, with stimulus money driving major upgrades to aging infrastructure and the first of a new fleet of railcars coming online to replace…

    • Churchparkingforaetheists map

When you don't have to pray for parking

Philadelphia has a long-standing tradition of relaxing parking rules to give Sunday morning worshippers an easier time finding a spot on crowded Center City streets. Congregants can put special placards on…

    • Transit planners talk bike policy with Council aides

Transit planners talk bike policy with Council aides

Fresh off a four-hour bike tour of Philadelphia on Thursday, transit officials from around the country dropped by a meeting with City Council aides Friday afternoon to talk about the city's…

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