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    • This dumpster sits near Finnegan's Wake on Bodine Street

Finnegan's Wake growth dead for now

Proposed legislation that would have abandoned a section of Bodine Street to allow for the expansion of Finnegan's Wake, a Northern Liberties bar/catering hall, has died without a City Council vote.The bill…

    • Washington Ave. vision

Grants allow city planners to study transportation on Washington Ave., transit-oriented development in East Kensington

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission will next year study the future of transportation along major corridors in two changing neighborhoods.Two Transportation and Community Development Initiative grants awarded to the PCPC…

    • Workers regrade State Road at Princeton Avenue in Tacony. PennDOT photo

An I-95 construction update

Preliminary work has begun on the Port Richmond portion of the I-95 renewal project. Trolley service on Richmond Street is now expected to be temporarily replaced by buses sometime in 2011,…

    • A second look at I-95 artifacts, with a chance to tell your own river ward history

A second look at I-95 artifacts, with a chance to tell your own river ward history

Artifacts discovered as part of the re-do of I-95 through Philadelphia's river wards will be on display during a Nov. 15 presentation at Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing…

    • An example of clear sound walls.

Sound wall options given to property owners along I-95 construction corridor

On a mild night, Port Richmond resident Kathleen Briglio has a choice to make: Close the windows, or miss Jay Leno's punchlines.I-95 hovers over the edge of Briglio's Salmon Street…

    • Riverfront Corp. gets feedback on new Delaware Ave./Columbus Blvd. traffic study

Riverfront Corp. gets feedback on new Delaware Ave./Columbus Blvd. traffic study

The Delaware Avenue/Columbus Boulevard traffic study kicking off next month will determine current vehicle counts and problem areas, but should also create projections based on potential development.Exactly how far into…

    • The intersection of Columbia and Delaware, from the Central Delaware Master Plan

Waterfront Corporation, city streets department to conduct Delaware Avenue/Columbus Boulevard traffic study

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and the city streets department have set out to determine how traffic woes on Delaware Avenue/Columbus Boulevard can best be fixed – all while reducing road…

    • A balancing act for West Park neighborhoods

A balancing act for West Park neighborhoods

The district-level comprehensive plan for the West Park area will focus on three key areas: Centennial Park, City Line Avenue, and the relatively large amount of vacant properties contained especially in…

    • Deputy Mayor Rina Cutler named 2011 Public Works Leader of the Year /  PlanPhilly | EyesOnTheStreet

Deputy Mayor Rina Cutler named 2011 Public Works Leader of the Year by national magazine

Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Public Utilities Rina Cutler has been named the 2011 Public Works Leader of the Year by Penton’s American City & County Magazine.  This annual award…

    • Commissioners listen to Girard and 9th proposal

Girard and 9th project calls for supermarket, retail

A plan for a supermarket and retail shopping plaza on Girard Avenue at N. 9th Street received some needed approvals from the city planning commission this week.But some commissioners are…

Temple parking garage proposal goes to city council

Temple University is one step closer to building a mixed-use parking structure on a dirt lot that is informally used for parking now.There would be retail on the ground floor…

    • City Council to consider allowing relocation of billboards condemned in I-95 expansion

City Council to consider allowing relocation of billboards condemned in I-95 expansion

A revamped version of a controversial bill, which would allow many billboards standing on land acquired by PennDOT for the I-95 expansion project to be automatically relocated, passed city council's rules…

City Council passes one of two ordinances needed for the construction of a medical office tower at 8th and Walnut

City Council Thursday passed one zoning ordinance that makes it possible for Liberty Property Trust to build a 153,000 square-foot medical office building on top of a current parking garage at…

    • Planning Commission OK with land-swap that would allow zoo to build parking garage with retail

Planning Commission OK with land-swap that would allow zoo to build parking garage with retail

It's OK with the planning commission if  Parks and Rec transfers property the Philadelphia Zoo uses as a parking lot to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development – a step in…

    • PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

Earlier this week, PennDOT representatives reported back to folks who live along the I-95 corridor, near the area between Shackamaxon and Palmer streets, with some mock-ups of what their ideas for…

Rules committee hearing on large Fishtown music venue postponed

The City Council Rules committee hearing on proposed  zoning legislation that would allow developer David Grasso to transform a 7,600 square foot warehouse into a live music venue/performance space at Richmond…

Bill that would allow medical offices to rise from 8th and Walnut garage passes out of committee

Zoning legislation that allows a 12-story, 153,000 square foot medical office tower to be constructed atop an existing parking garage at 8th and Walnut streets was today moved out of City…

    • Council passes ordinances increasing fees for valet spaces, requiring receipts

Council passes ordinances increasing fees for valet spaces, requiring receipts

City Council Thursday passed two ordinances that boost the cost for valet parking zone permits and renewals and aim to prevent valet parking customers from getting tickets because their cars were…

    • Parking employees pack council chambers in support of tax reduction

Rules Committee ponders bills to lower parking taxes, decrease chances of valet services parking cars illegally

City Council's Rules Committee Wednesday passed legislation aimed at preventing valet parking customers from getting tickets because their cars were left in illegal spots. The committee also forwarded to full council…

    • Denver parking and shopping infill

Should garages have retail and commercial appeal?

Under the proposed new zoning code, parking garages must be built to encourage retail, commercial or some other active use at street level.But the code would only require things like…

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