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    • 7th and Chestnut bus stop

Art is compromising: Commission OKs city’s plan to replace, but reuse, Chestnut Street’s stained-glass bus shelters

At the beginning of the year, the City of Philadelphia attempted to replace Chestnut Street’s bus shelters with new ones, which would have meant the deaccessioning of stained-glass art installations that…

    • Cottman Ave. - Southbound Proposed Site Plan

New bus shelters for Roosevelt Boulevard

On Wednesday, the members of the Art Commission gazed upon the future of Roosevelt Boulevard. The 14-mile stretch of roadway is the spine of Philadelphia’s northeastern neighborhoods. But the exceedingly broad,…

    • 7th and Chestnut bus stop

City withdraws proposal to scrap Chestnut Street's art bus shelters

In 1999 the City of Philadelphia commissioned artist Pablo Tauler to adapt 11 bus shelters on Chestnut Street in Center City with site-specific designs. Tauler transformed the drab little pods with…

    • New Bus Shelter unveiled at Broad and Cecil B. Moore

City solicits feedback on new bus shelter locations

The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities is installing 600 new bus shelters and is looking for the public’s help in picking good locations for some of them. If you’re tired…

    • Girard Avenue

November 11: Vote for transit shelter locations | Energy hub politics after Keystone XL | Lancaster sprawl

Vote here to tell MOTU where you'd like to see the new transit shelters. Here's the back-story on the shelters from Jared Brey.  SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams is resigning to pursue…

    • New Bus Shelters

Council ends year with action on Land Bank, Royal Theater, bus shelters

For Philadelphia City Council, the fall of 2014 is going to be remembered, in those circles where it’s remembered at all, for what didn’t happen. But during their last meeting…

    • New Bus Shelters

December 2: New bus shelter designs | ODB McDonald's historic marker | Graffiti Pier at night

Inga Saffron has some positive things to say about Lindsey Scannapieco's plans for the redevelopment of the shuttered Bok School in South Philly. Bids to reconstruct the city's traffic signal center…

    • A 52 pulling up to the Park West bus shelter.

Advertising firm will build new bus shelters and street furniture

Philadelphia is finalizing a contract with the national transit advertising company Titan that will result in the replacement of all 300 of the city’s existing bus shelters. The contract will also…

    • Sneckdown

August 15: Worst South Philly intersection less bad | SEPTA strike less likely | Pop-up bike lanes | Real-time info and bus shelters

Despite its success in attracting about 50% higher ridership than the Night Owl buses, running the subways round the clock on weekends isn't bringing in enough money to cover costs, reports…

    • Baltimore bus stop

August 11: New Camden waterfront park | Pedestrian death map | Wm Penn High School sale blocked | Direct Tesla sales in PA

Governing Magazine stays on on the pedestrian deaths issue with an interactive map of pedestrian deaths across the United States. Notice how there are more pedestrian deaths in the more suburban…

    • DVRPC planning proposal

SEPTA and DVRPC looking into bus stop design standards

SEPTA is looking to standardize where bus stops go and how they connect riders to destinations.The authority has asked the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to help it draw up…

    • Image taken by Flickr user taberandrew, illustration by PlanPhilly

New bus shelter plans shelved, contract to be scaled down

Philadelphians will have to wait under the city’s aging bus shelters for at least a few more years, as plans to replace the structures collapsed last week. The city had issued…

Examiner: Real-time information coming to SEPTA bus shelters

Examiner: Real-time information coming to SEPTA bus shelters PHILADELPHIA - The City of Philadelphia is proposing to upgrade nearly 300 bus shelters across the city while installing an additional 250…

The latest on street furniture for Philly

This just posted on Urban Direction A Forum on the Future of Bus Shelters and Street FurnitureBy Ariel Ben-AmosOn Monday October 26th over 70 people attended A Forum on…

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