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    • The turnstiles will incorporate each of the station's unique design features, like the colored bricks at Market East Station
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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 this month, and the importance of capitalizing on its potential.…

    • Stormy sunset skyline, July 2, 2014
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July 3: SEPTA's late buses | Undercover to curb illegal dumping | Cigarette tax passes PA House | DRPA hires crisis communications pro | Chief Data Officer, Tim Wisniewski

Hot. Rain. (Again.) Arthur has been upgraded to a hurricane and will be swinging past us in one form or another. That could mean rain on our parade. For now, your…

    • The $100 million City Hall Station overhaul is on SEPTA's list of deferred capital projects
    • Route 36 trolley
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June 12: Toms on PA's environment | L+I's demolition budget raided | pre-SEPTA | Taming 10th/Reed/Passyunk

Good morning, Streeters. Here's what we're reading: The Toms, Corbett and Wolf, offered differing views of Pennsylvania’s environment in Philly last night, the Daily News reports. Governor Corbett defended his…

    • Girard El Stop at Night, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
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June 6: Push to donate building collapse site | SEPTA engineers authorize strike | 24-hour MFL, BSL begins next week | Neighborhood Bike Works $100,000 | Manayunk Bridge progress | Delaware Ave Extension website

Yesterday, at a gathering to remember those lost and injured in the fatal Center City building collapse one year ago, those impacted by the collapse called on Richard Basciano, the real-estate…

    • A rowhouse demolition. | Phillytrax, EOTS Flickr Group
    • market my frankford el
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May 6: 20 closed schools for sale | SEPTA crime down | Kensington Community Food Co-Op store | Doors & windows | Reviving alleys | $6.4 billion PHL expansion

Good morning Streeters. Here's what we're reading today: The School District of Philadelphia will put 20 vacant schools on the market immediately, reports the Inquirer. The Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation…

    • Strawbridge grime, Photo by Phillytrax
    • B-IV: On the Floor
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April 15: Saffron scores Pulitzer | Newspaper auction hearing | SEPTA subway overnight service | PATCO copper theft | CHOP project necessitates bike lane shifts | Peale lessons | Flyers #clutchtime

Good morning, Streeters. It’s Tax Day. May the post office lines be swift and pain be brief. Despite the beautiful springtime blooms, winter weather will make a comeback this evening:…

    • Samuel Machinery Company, North 3rd Street
    • Reading Viaduct, Photo by Bruhinb
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April 7: No strike, union negotiations continue | 20K volunteered Saturday | Philadelinquency's new delinquent tax totals | 37 displaced by fire | SEPTA bus crash | Reading Viaduct forges ahead

Welcome back to the work week, Eyes on the Street. Here's what's buzzing this Monday.  Transportation Workers Union Local 234 did not strike today, after their contract expired Sunday night. Philadelphia…

    • SEPTA Spur, Photo by Ashley Hahn
    • Mummers Parade, Photo by Shrimpcracker
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March 27: Census shows growth | Transit Workers Union not afraid of strike | Taxing shale, funding schools | Red light camera support wanes | Shopping center sold

Philadelphia's population grew 0.29 percent between July 2012 and July 2013. The latest Census data shows the city's population grew by 4,518 residents. The growth is smaller, though, than it was…

    • Fire Engine Company 29, Photo by Jeremy Fountain
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March 13: Immediate SEPTA strike unlikely | Union wants new fire trucks | Salvaging St. Bonaventure | N3RD Street | Development coming to 13th & South

Good morning Streeters! A gust of cold weather is back today, but don't worry. It won't last for too long.  With SEPTA's biggest labor contract set to expire Friday night, an…

    • germantown0130 reed
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March 12: L&I giving speculators a pass | Kendrick Rec vandalized | SEPTA residency | Car commuters | Germantown SSD director | Architectural Independence

Good morning Streeters. Get ready for a spring swing today: warm and rainy, then a 40˚ drop overnight.  An Inquirer editorial observes that L&I isn’t enforcing a 2012 ordinance that requires…

    • 401 N Broad Street, Photo by Phillytrax
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March 6: SEPTA says don't panic | L&I can't search building collapse data | Partners buy 401 N. Broad | New Penn Treaty playground | Mantua, Germantown civic groups expand efforts

Good morning Eyes on the Street! Here is a little news to start your Thursday.  SEPTA doesn't want riders to panic about talk of union workers striking if contract negotiations do…

    • Lower Schuylkill, Photo by Eyes on the Street
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February 28: SEPTA delays new payment system | Penn shares new master plan | Boyd Theater hardship update | Three $30,000 environmental grants | LGBT, low-income senior housing unveiled | Mapping crime, walks to school

Good morning, Eyes on the Street! We hope you're staying warm despite the severe temperature drop we experienced last night. Be glad you're not a stink bug. SEPTA pushed back…

    • South 13th Street puddle, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
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February 21: SEPTA considers weekend service extension | Nutter warns of black ice, potholes | Councilman supports LOVE Park skateboarding | Walnut Lane Bridge concern | Fatal hit-and-run

Good morning, Eyes on the Street. The news this morning is buzzing with transportation related tidbits.  SEPTA may restore weekend late-night service on the Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines. SEPTA is…

    • Ridge and Callowhill, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
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January 24: Council back in session, passes RCO bill | Snow day for SEPTA employees | Blatstein bargains with community | Australian company builds Navy Yard HQ | Flu shot map

Good morning, Streeters!  City Council is back in session. At the top of the to-do list is legislation being pushed forward by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown to require annual day-care…

    • Logan commercial corner, Photo by Phillytrax
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December 20: Potential Pa. budget gap | Mayor Nutter's manufacturing report | SEPTA budget, improvement plan | Logan Triangle's past, present, future | Film society reopens The Roxy

Happy Friday, Streeters!  The state could face a budget gap of more than $1 billion in the next fiscal year according to Pa. budget secretary Charles Zogby. Growth of teacher and…

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