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Northeast Philadelphia zoning overlay would prohibit medical offices

Councilman Brian O’Neill introduced a bill on Thursday creating a “Northeast Zoning Overlay,” which would prohibit certain medical uses in many zoning districts throughout Northeast Philadelphia, in areas where they are…

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Zoning tweaks introduced for Northeast Philly

Like many others, Councilman Brian O’Neill is finding changes he wants to make to the city’s year-old zoning code. But unlike others, and unlike his own previous efforts to change the…

    • The Manayunk Bridge trail will connect the Cynwyd Heritage Trail and Schuylkill River Trail. | Photo Credit: Sarah Clark Stuart, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Philadelphia trail projects get a boost from state grants

Annual state funding came through for nearly a dozen regional trail projects late last month, and in Philadelphia that funding will make way for progress on three important trail additions. This…

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ABOUT UPPER FAR NORTHEAST

Bustleton, Somerton, Byberry, and Industrial Parks on the east and west sides of Roosevelt Blvd.

Upper Northeast Philadelphia is a suburban-like area located along the Bustleton Avenue corridor. Walkability, pedestrian safety and traffic calming are important issues. Public transit is needed to relieve traffic congestion. Existing bus routes are widely used by students and local workers alike. Commuter rail is available at the Somerton, Byberry and Philmont stations.

Contact:

Michael Thompson, 215-683-4632, Michael.Thompson@phila.gov

UPCOMING EVENTS IN UPPER FAR NORTHEAST

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