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    • Carpenter Green geotechnical work and site survey, May 2014 | via SOSNA
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Geotechnical work, progress at Carpenter Green

If you've passed 17th and Carpenter streets recently, you may have noticed activity on the eight vacant lots waiting to be transformed into Carpenter Green, a new neighborhood park. While…

    • Today the Stanton schoolyard doubles as a parking lot
Eyes on the Street

Greening Stanton eyes stormwater management funds

In times of crippling, low school budgets, some of the most available funding for schoolyards now comes from the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD), thanks to its stormwater management grants. In South…

    • The current bike lane shifts near the Schuylkill Ave end of the bridge

CHOP plans could impact South Street Bridge bike lanes

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s plans to develop a research and office campus at 700 Schuylkill Ave. could have a big impact on the South Street Bridge bike lanes. CHOP’s plans…

    • Today the bike lanes that exist on portions of Washington Ave are faded almost beyond recognition

Bike lanes, angle parking, realignment coming to Washington Avenue

Washington Avenue today is hectic. It’s a major east-west corridor. It sees heavy traffic from delivery trucks that load and unload in the street or on the sidewalks. Cars park in…

    • Tree trash
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Treecycle: How to get rid of last year's Christmas tree

Ready to start the New Year fresh? Before you toss out that 2013 Christmas tree, know that the Streets Department does not recycle trees left on the curb. If you want…

    • Traffic on Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia, one of the corridors targeted for improvements in new city plan.

Repainting Washington Ave. could mean realigning Washington Ave.

In the last three years there have been more than 900 crashes on Washington Avenue, and in that time, the lines and pavement markings that are supposed to safely guide cars,…

    • South Philly Food Co-Op
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South Philly Food Co-Op passes 400 member mark, starts location search

The South Philly Food Co-op (SPFC) is ready to unleash its real estate committee and begin the search for a permanent grocery store location, thanks to a successful 75in75 membership campaign. …

    • SEPTA celebrated the completion of its 120-car Silverliner V order

Long awaited Silverliner V contract complete

Two years behind schedule, SEPTA’s 120-car Silverliner V order is officially complete. Wednesday SEPTA celebrated the completion of the $274 million contract, which has brought millions of dollars to the local,…

    • Planners are considering improved pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure

Navy Yard transit forum talks about diverse ways to get to the growing business hub

As the Navy Yard brings its employment numbers back to nearly 10,000 and sets its sights on double or triple that in the next 10 to 15 years, the groups leading…

    • South Philly Food Co-Op Passes 300 Member Mark at Second Annual Garden Tour

South Philly Food Co-Op Passes 300 Member Mark at Second Annual Garden Tour

The South Philly Food Co-Op’s (SPFC) second annual garden tour featured 24 home and community gardens spanning from Ellsworth to Wolf streets and Second to 22nd streets in South Philadelphia Saturday.…

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