Mayor Announces Three Upcoming Complete Street Projects

Mayor Kenney and Deputy Managing Director Michael Carroll applaud the approval by City Council of three Complete Streets projects that will increase safety for pedestrians, drivers, and bicyclists. The Race Street Safety Project at Franklin Square, the Torresdale
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At White’s Request, City to Conduct Traffic Study on Byberry Road

Representative Martina White 170th District Pennsylvania House of Representatives 267.207.0207 dfoster@pahousegop.com www.RepWhite.comwww.facebook.com/RepMartinaWhite The Philadelphia Streets Department has agreed to a request by Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) to conduct a traffic study of a section of Byberry Road. White requested the study following the tragic death of a 73-year-old (more...)

“Drive Right, Ride Right, Walk Right” In Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the launch of the City of Philadelphia’s Drive Right, Ride Right, Walk Right campaign to remind drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to keep safe as they move around Philadelphia. Among the messages posted on bus shelters, buses and subways cars across Philadelphia beginning this week are (more...)

E-Lane: Sidewalk Space for Distracted Pedestrians

First of its kind transportation innovation provides safe space for Philadelphia’s busiest pedestrians A trailblazing breakthrough in safety and convenience is now painted on the 1400 block of JFK Blvd. Across the street from Philadelphia’s majestic City Hall and in the shadow of the great seal of Philadelphia that hangs from (more...)

$645 Thousand For Manayunk Canal Towpath Renovation

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the completion of $645,000 in renovations to the Manayunk Canal Towpath. The project was funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the City of Philadelphia.  The Manayunk Canal Towpath is a key linkage in Fairmount Park’s multi-use recreational trail system. It (more...)

Potentially Deadly Highway Hazard

Calling ice on vehicles a “potentially deadly highway hazard,” state Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh/Monroe) today reintroduced legislation that would require motorists to clear snow and ice off their cars and trucks before driving.

“Leaving snow and ice on your vehicle can be

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