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    • The eastbound South Street Bridge bike lane as it is today

Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities here to stay?

In May, legislation worked its way through City Council to make the Mayor's Office of Sustainability a permanent City of Philadelphia office. That got us wondering what will happen to the…

    • SEPTA station

SEPTA approves operating and capital budgets, concourse maintenance, service plan

In a matter of minutes Thursday, the SEPTA board approved a $1.327 billion oprating budget and $571.77 million capital budget *, agreed to take over maintenance of the Center City transit…

    • Spaces, Photo by David Swift Photography

Parking Authority cleared 350 snowy streets, took to Twitter

Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) did more than issue tickets and testify about the state of Philadelphia cabs this winter, the authority was also busy helping remove snow from approximately 350 neighborhood…

    • Manayunk Bridge before construction, Photo courtesy of Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Manayunk Bridge closer to getting a second life

The transformation of the Manayunk Bridge into a sweeping bicycle and pedestrian trail, high above the Schuylkill River, is one step closer to fruition as the City solicits construction bids this…

    • Center City transit concourse

SEPTA to improve user experience in Center City’s underground concourses

If you have ever cursed SEPTA while enduring a smelly Center City station that included suspect puddles which leaked through the walls even though it wasn’t raining, chances are you should…

    • A vacant lot maintained by PHS through the Vacant Lot Stabilization program located on 6th and Berks.
Eyes on the Street

Philly's LandCare Program cleans, greens and reduces crime

This week Philadelphia has served as both host and case study for the 2013 Reclaiming Vacant Properties conference. With 40,000 vacant lots, Philadelphia is no stranger to the issues linked…

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Report complaints on-the-go with Philly 311 app

The city’s official 311 app is here. Though the project was initially long-delayed, the city met its most recent deadline for a Labor Day launch. The free app, built by…

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Water Department rate increase hearing scheduled in Lawncrest

From the City of Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) recently announced its proposal to seek rate changes, beginning Oct. 1, 2012, to maintain the City’s top-quality water, alleviate flooding, meet…

Clark Park revitalization to begin next week

Clark Park will see its northern acres revitalized starting August 9, the University City Review reports. Lead by the Clark Park Partnership (which includes Friends of Clark Park, Commission on…

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City offices closed again today

Due to the persistent snow, all City offices will be closed again today. Those employees not required to assist with snow removal are once again encouraged to stay home, and…

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Nine CLIP employees arrested

Nine city employees with the Community Life Improvement Program were arrested yesterday in connection with a year-long grand jury investigation. The employees are charged with stealing from some homes they were…

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