• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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Improve Philly’s great walkability by unblocking sidewalks

A key piece of the Better Mobility Philadelphia 2015 platform is enhancing Philly's walkability, a legacy strength rooted in our intimate…

How the Next Mayor Can Save Lives and Money

This week the Bicycle Coalition's Sarah Clark Stuart kicks off our election themed op-ed series arguing why Philly should become the…

2015 Predictions: You call it

If you believe Back to the Future II, 2015 is the future. So let’s use our hoverboards to zip through the…

Commuter Tunnel at 30: Legacy and Potential

Community Contributors Richard Voith and Peter Angelides of Econsult Solutions consider the legacy of the Commuter Rail Tunnel, which turned 30…

Better Mobility 2015: Five no-brainers

What should the next administration do to improve mobility in Philly? Local transportation advocates are developing a 10-plank platform for Philadelphia…

Washington Avenue restriping plan aims for balance, offers minimal improvement for bikers

Washington Avenue is a rough street. Cars tango with trucks loading, people park in the median, pedestrians skirt forklifts, and cyclists…

Rina Cutler on transportation advocacy and 'evolution not revolution'

Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities Rina Cutler was half of a panel about the future of transportation in the city…

City gets $2.5 million to plan Roosevelt Boulevard bus rapid transit

The Roosevelt Boulevard works well for no one. It is a 12-lane nightmare replete with crashes, gnarled with rush hour traffic…

What you need to know about SEPTA's overnight subway service

Even as SEPTA braces for a regional rail strike, it's also preparing to launch overnight subway service this weekend.  Since…

Historic street repair pilot program starts in July

It’s no secret that we love Philly’s network of wee streets – from blue brick alleys to wood-paved Camac. So it’s…

SEPTA's savings make 23rd & Venango makeover possible

Crafty financing and shrewd management allowed SEPTA to break ground on the reconstruction of the 23rd and Venango Bus Loop yesterday.…

Record riders used Broad Street Line for Broad Street Run

The Broad Street Line broke its Broad Street Run ridership record by nearly 2,000 riders Sunday, when 72,678 entries were recorded. …

Trolley tour takes memory lane trip on Lincoln Highway

Philadelphia is home to a lot of the country’s first, but it is not often lauded as home to the first…

How to report bike lane potholes

Now that the snow and slush has melted and bike lanes are visible again, the Bicycle Coalition and Philadelphia Streets Department…

SEPTA Citizen Advisory Committee seeks new members

Want a say in how SEPTA serves its customers? The SEPTA Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC), an independent group that works with…

PA transportation spending and data score card

In Philly complete streets are a priority and we’re seeing more precious street space given over to projects that make the…

Winter 2013-2014 Index

Here's a by-the-numbers look at winter 2013-2014 so far in and around Philly:Updated Feb. 19, 2014WINTER 2013-2014 By the numbers…

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…

Improving access in the Lower Schuylkill Innovation District

Much of the Lower Schuylkill is an impenetrable, legacy industrial landscape, and good access is one problem holding back its…

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