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    • Convention Center | David Swift, EOTS Flickr Group
    • Ben Franklin Bridge, Photo by Melon Images

New 24/7 schedule changes for PATCO, Ben Franklin Bridge

Yesterday’s Center City bomb scare interrupted the first of three town hall-style meetings PATCO is holding to update riders on its Ben Franklin Bridge Track Rehabilitation Project. Before the meeting was…

    • Strawbridge grime, Photo by Phillytrax
    • Shakespeare Memorial, sculpted by Alexander Stirling Calder
    • The Walt Whitman Bridge, opened in 1957, is the second oldest of the area's four Delaware River Bridges. Photo courtesy of DRPA

DRPA sets sights on toll, painting, tunnel and paving projects

Track work on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge isn't the only thing keeping the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) busy. While the authority is in the midst of replacing the 30-year old…

    • Ben Franklin Bridge, Photo by Melon Images
    • LOVE Park - Visitors Center | Bob Bruhin
Eyes on the Street

February 17: DRPA pork at PATCO's peril | Roxy theater reborn | Art Commission asks for reworked Museum of American Revolution design | plannerly reasons #whyilovephilly | Keep LOVE Park's visitor center | Trivia

Happy Presidents Day, Streeters. Even though today’s a holiday and government offices, schools and libraries are closed, curbside trash pickup will occur as regularly scheduled. Whatever you’re up to just be…

    • Today the Franklin Square Station entrance is sealed with concrete

Will Franklin Square Station ever reopen?

Last year Franklin Square Park attracted 900,000 visitors. The holiday light show and family-friendly New Year's Eve spectacle, alone, drew roughly 5,000 people. As the park’s attendance continues to grow, one…

    • Center City skyline, Photo by David Swift
    • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    • Co-Sign on our Lifetime, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

December 5: All eyes on Land Bank, City Council | DRPA hikes budget, not tolls | Bridesburg Trail nearing construction | Passyunk Square Civic Association celebrates 10th year

Hello Streeters! Today's temperature could hit an alarming 63 degrees. With only two full City Council hearings remaining before the new year, today could be decision day for the city's land…

    • Benjamin Franklin Bridge bicycle and pedestrian ramp

Thirteen projects receive remaining trail funds

Last week we reported that the region’s trail funding future is uncertain, in part because the $10 million grant that the William Penn Foundation dedicated to trail building three years…

    • Visible progress on the Schuylkill River Boardwalk, looking south from the CSX Bridge

Our second annual city-wide look at ongoing transportation projects

If all goes according to plan, by this time next year Philadelphia will have both a completed Dilworth Plaza and a decked out Schuylkill River Boardwalk. As crews chip away at…

    • race day
Eyes on the Street

August 13: DRPA dysfunction continues | North Philly vacancy then and now | Fly School in Kensington | Schools: funding, boycott, student voices

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s buzzing on this rainy Tuesday: An audit reveals that the Delaware River Port Authority remains deeply dysfunctional, due in part to the actions of its…

    • Keystone Battery, Phillytrax
    • Pain Train, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

July 11: Asbestos in collapsed building's debris | Developer threatens opponents with lawsuit | Conrail bridge collapse hearing | PATCO project 47 percent more expensive | Drilling controversy in Delaware River | Tech company moves to East Falls | Photos

Good morning Eyes on the Street! Here's what people are buzzing about today. In the latest development around the June 5 building collapse at 22nd and Market, contractors have found remnants…

    • In addition to access, the bridge offers sweeping skyline views, Photo by Neal Santos

Report finds subpar bicycle access on Delaware River bridges

As bicycle advocates in New Jersey and Pennsylvania work to build The Circuit, a proposed 250-mile regional trail network, there is one major disconnect between trail segments in the two…

    • Marian Anderson Recreation Center, Photo courtesy of Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

April 4: Chief Collections Officer | DRPA Investigation | Art Museum strategic vision | Former Glaxo HQ adaptive reuse | Bike sharing

Good morning Streeters! On PlanPhilly, Jared Brey reported yesterday that Mayor Nutter appointed Tom Knudsen, former CEO of Philadelphia Gas Works and Philadelphia Schools' chief recovery officer, as the city's first…

    • 1309 Noble
    • 400 N. Broad
Eyes on the Street

Jan 15: Bart on The Provence | PA nudges along city tax-reform | DRPA audit | Eva Gladstein to head Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity | turning around the Prince

Good morning! Today is chillier than yesterday and it promises to rain again, so keep those umbrellas handy. Here's your Tuesday am Buzz:  Last night developer Bart Blatstein met with the…

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