• 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.

You are viewing 31 articles with the tag Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities

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…

"How'd we get here?" Philadelphia's transportation history in photos

This month the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities (MOTU) turns five, and while celebrating its own, relatively short history, MOTU…

Fairmount Civic Association votes in favor of the proposed Fairmount Bike Lane

The Fairmount Civic Association voted by in favor of the proposed Fairmount Bike Lane at the group's meeting Thursday night.  The…

Call for Parklets

Lowly in-street parking spaces across the city are slowly being put to a higher purpose as public spaces. These parklets -…

Winter abandoned bike sweep 11/29 and 12/6

If you've left a bike for dead on the street or simply haven't moved yours in a really long time, consider…

Searching South Philly for sustainable streets

Do you know how often a pedestrian is hit by a car in Philadelphia? Or how many bathtubs worth of water…

Six new bike corrals offer in-street bike parking

Bike corrals have been popping up around the city, so we took to the street to capture some of the corrals…

September 24-28: Talk Complete Streets | Penn Museum community night | historic window workshop | AVI discussion

Complete Streets Discussion Monday, September 24, 6pm. Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1450. The Mayor's Office of Transportation and…

Woodland Green brings rustic flourish to University City intersection

At the intersection of 42nd Street and Woodland Avenue tall grasses and river birch trees swish in the breeze, and felled…

Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

The term parklet – a small park created in former parallel parking spaces – is relatively new to Philadelphia, especially Philadelphia’s…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Transit Talk with SEPTA

Multi-modal with MOTU is a new, occasional Eyes on the Street series where we meet up with planners from the Mayor’s…

June 18-22: ThinkBike | Central District Plan | Bartram's Garden Trail | Uptown Music Ceremony | Greenworks Progress Report

ThinkBike Public Sessions Monday, June 18, 9-10:30am and Tuesday, June 19, 5-6:30pm. Temple University, School of Architecture. The ThinkBike Workshop will…

Abandoned Bike Roundup coming July 23

Have a rusted-out shell of a bike locked to a lonely street sign in your neighborhood? The day of reckoning for…

June 18-19: Calling all Bike Thinkers

If the very idea of European-influenced bike planning in Philly gives you goosebumps, know that you're invited to participate in the…

Mini-Park to Run Along 10th Street

By Alicia DiGiovanni and Mark Lauterbach,  Philadelphia Neighborhoods The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilitieshas started a parklet pilot…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Cycle logic [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this biking edition of Multi-modal with MOTU, I visited a pedestrian plaza to-be and explored a few…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Biking about

Multi-modal with MOTU is a new, occasional series where Eyes on the Street meets up with planners from the Mayor’s Office…

Rethinking the park in parking spaces

Parking spaces don't have to be consigned to cars. The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities (MOTU) is ready to help businesses…

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