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    • The user-friendly, map-based survey includes regional SEPTA, PATCO and New Jersey Transit stations

Bike-to-transit crowdsource map wants your input

 Would you bike to public transportation if there were better bicycle parking options at your local station? Would better transportation amenities make you less inclined to drive for any or all…

    • After 40th Street Bridge construction ends, work on the 41st Street Bridge will begin in late 2013

A city-wide look at ongoing transit construction projects

PlanPhilly transportation reporter Christine Fisher hits the pavement and calls around to the Philadelphia Streets Department, SEPTA and the Schuylkill River Development Corporation in order to bring you up to speed…

    • Planners are considering improved pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure

Navy Yard transit forum talks about diverse ways to get to the growing business hub

As the Navy Yard brings its employment numbers back to nearly 10,000 and sets its sights on double or triple that in the next 10 to 15 years, the groups leading…

    • The city expects the 40th Street bridge to reopen this November

40th Street Bridge to open in November, 41st span work to follow

Five years after it was closed to vehicle traffic, the 40th Street bridge between East Parkside and Mantua is set to reopen this fall. Construction crews are working to have the…

    • The new Walnut Street Bridge design includes widened sidewalks and pedestrian-scale lighting

Walnut Street Bridge work to be completed this week

Construction on the Walnut Street Bridge is set to wrap up this week as crews complete work on the north-side pedestrian right-of-way, remove overhead structures and restripe the vehicle and bicycle…

    • SEPTA's Route 34 trolley resumed regular service early this month

SEPTA completes Route 34 trolley project on time

Septa’s Route 34 trolley service is on track and on time. After derailing the Route 34 trolleys from the 40th Street Portal to the 61st Street Loop in order to overhaul 7,500 feet…

    • Some of the Logan parklet's first visitors used the various seating options in the
Eyes on the Street

Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

The term parklet – a small park created in former parallel parking spaces – is relatively new to Philadelphia, especially Philadelphia’s low-income, less commercial neighborhoods. This week the Logan CDC and…

    • Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

The term parklet – a small park created in former parallel parking spaces – is relatively new to Philadelphia, especially Philadelphia’s low-income, less commercial neighborhoods. This week the Logan CDC and…

    • South Philly Food Co-Op Passes 300 Member Mark at Second Annual Garden Tour

South Philly Food Co-Op Passes 300 Member Mark at Second Annual Garden Tour

The South Philly Food Co-Op’s (SPFC) second annual garden tour featured 24 home and community gardens spanning from Ellsworth to Wolf streets and Second to 22nd streets in South Philadelphia Saturday.…

    • Sakura pavilion rededication
Eyes on the Street

Debut of Japanese Garden’s Sakura Pavilion Kicks off Cherry Blossom Season

Of the more than 200 buildings built in West Fairmount Park for the 1876 Centennial Exposition, only four remain, and two of those – originally built as “comfort stations” or bathrooms…

    • Jill Doherty of Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co. helped facilitate the sale.

West Philadelphia: Housing Authority makes $4 million on second property auction

This article was created in partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Temple University's capstone multimedia journalism class. The Philadelphia Housing Authority sold 100 properties and brought in more than $4 million at…

    • Yvonne McGough, right (standing), addressed PHA Executive Director Michael Kelly, left, at a board of commissioners meeting.

North Philadelphia: Philadelphia Housing Authority auction upsets residents

This article was created in partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Temple University's capstone multimedia journalism class. Betsy Esteves was surprised to see the empty lot next to her home on North…

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