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    • A Philadelphia night cast in LED and traditional streetlamps

LED streetlights are coming to Philadelphia. Will they mess with our sleep?

Walk down a Philadelphia street at night and most likely, you will find the city lit in a warm yellow glow. The familiar cast comes from high-pressure sodium lights — the…

    • Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE)

Governor Wolf announces traffic safety grants using red light camera ticket funds

Earlier this week, Governor Tom Wolf announced the 6th round of Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) funds: $5.5 million to 18 municipalities for 23 transportation enhancement projects. Philadelphia received $2.8 million…

    • Roofline and lighting detail

Reynolds Brown introduces bill requiring City to use LED lights

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced legislation mandating the City of Philadelphia to install LED lighting during every major municipal renovation or new construction project. LED lights consume up to 90 percent…

    • Fabric Row - White LEDs

Officials unveil new LED street lamps for Fabric Row

Officials from the South Street Headhouse District and the city gathered at 4th and Bainbridge Monday evening to unveil a host of completed streetscape improvements along Fabric Row in Queen Village.…

    • Golden hour, East Park Reservoir, August 2015

December 16: East Fairmount Park Reservoir reopening | LED pilot project | DNC and SEPTA

Michael Nutter announced yesterday that the reopening of the East Fairmount Park Reservoir is officially happening, reports Dan Norton. The $16 million Discovery Center "will provide 50 acres of open space within…

    • PSFS building | Michael Klusek, EOTS Flickr Group

PSFS sign to flip from neon to LED

For 83 years the PSFS sign has glowed above 12th and Market streets in red neon, but we’ll soon see those letters in a new light. On Friday the Philadelphia Historical…

    • Fitler Square morning, April 2014
Eyes on the Street

Fitler Square refreshed

“They’re back and they’re beautiful,” said Cecil Smith, enjoying his first spring morning in Fitler Square, sitting on one of the square’s 14 new benches. Smith says he enjoys the atmosphere…

    • Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE)

Philadelphia to get nearly $5 million in ARLE funds

Philadelphia is slated to receive nearly $5 million thanks to the most recent round of Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) Funding Program grants. Since 2010, the program has awarded $33.3 million…

    • A prototype of the new, fiberglass MFL seating
Eyes on the Street

Say goodbye to cloth seats on the El

SEPTA's Market Frankford Line (MFL) cars are on their way to getting an interior facelift. Over the next five years, SEPTA will replace the blue, fabric seat upholstery with blue, fiberglass…

    • South Street Bridge illumination preview
Eyes on the Street

South Street Bridge lighting gone wild

With the flip of a giant ceremonial switch on Monday night, the South Street Bridge's light towers were finally illuminated. Their initial bright blue glow led into a 12-minute long audio/visual…

    • In May the South Street Bridge's new LED lights were tested, and on Monday the towers will finally be lit.
Eyes on the Street

July 9: South Street Bridge Illumination

Since last fall work on the South Street Bridge’s light towers has been stop-start. Contractors completed installation of the panels, but technical issues with the LED lights postponed the illumination ceremony…

Eyes on the Street

LED traffic light savings | strengthening East Falls through school closing | South Street West's boom | PHA mum about Liddonfield | Inky wins Pulitzer | weird 2012 weather

Thanks to LED traffic lights, the city anticipates saving $1 million annually, NewsWorks reports. Streets Commissioner Clarena Tolson estimates that the city is saving 70% on its electricity costs for…

    • Rendering of the South Street Bridge illuminated.
Eyes on the Street

South Street Bridge Gets LED Illumination, Green Bike Lanes

The South Street Bridge is busy with construction again: welders are on cherry-pickers working on the tower overlooks, electricians are running conduit, and contractors are washing and painting the bike lanes.…

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