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    • SEPTA Control Center: Trolley lines

New, easier-to-use SEPTA App offers real-time ETAs

SEPTA released a new mobile app Wednesday night. Called SEPTA beta, it’s a major overhaul of SEPTA’s oft-derided old app. Users will notice some big changes: A brand new interface, the…

    • Schuylkill, skyline | August 2016

Is Amazon too big for Philly’s kiddie-sized tech talent pool?

Like nearly every other city in North America, Philadelphia is putting the final touches on its bid to convince Amazon to build its second headquarters here ahead of Thursday’s deadline. The…

    • Lightning striking the skyline

Not exactly prime: Philly’s taxing business environment doesn’t help odds of landing Amazon’s HQ2

Like nearly every other city in North America, Philadelphia is putting the final touches on its bid to convince Amazon to build its second headquarters here ahead of Thursday’s deadline. The…

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ABOUT TECHNOLOGY

Technology is often at the center of innovation in planning and design.  Applications of technology can breathe new life into a public space, make a building more attractive, increase energy efficiency, and allow for a new set of users to access the city.  Everything from the handicapped access ramp to the LED screen atop the PECO building falls under the rubric.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN TECHNOLOGY

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