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U.S. DOT to cities: New highway projects can mend old scars

In an interview last week with PlanPhilly, U. S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx outlined his efforts to encourage policymakers to rethink how cities deal with inner city highways through the…

    • I-95, our very own waterfront highway. | photo by Bradley Maule, 2009

October 6: Why national retailers like Chestnut Street | urban-suburban hybrid in Bensalem | Free bus wifi

This River Renaissance project in Bensalem, as described by Angelly Carrion, is an interesting example of the sort of hybrid urban-suburban “town center” development that’s becoming more common in the…

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Papal event consultants confirming Ben Franklin Bridge closure, seeking I-95 shutdown and expanded security perimeter

We'll have a proper report out of this morning's Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission meeting later on today, but first, let's get to the latest news on the Papal visit. Michael…

    • Penns Landing Park by day,  © Hargreaves Associates & redsquare

DVRPC authorizes study for capping I-95, gets funding for bike trails from William Penn

A number of transportation projects, including the dream of capping part of I-95 to improve access to Penn’s Landing and the expansion of the Frankford Creek Greenway Section, took another step…

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December 1: Turnpike link to I-95 | Parkadelphia | Highway widening fails

The EB-5 program that allows international investors to obtain a green card to the U.S. in exchange for major investments in the U.S. will pay off as Chinese investors have signed…

    • Richmond Street Closure, Photo by Blog King

PennDOT begins four-year I-95 construction project

A four-year, $211.7 million project designed to rebuild 1.5 miles of I-95 is set to begin Monday, June 9 and wrap up roughly four years from now in the summer of…

    • All Day Breakfast at the corner of 3rd and Market | Theresa Stigale
    • Center City CSX Tracks, Photo by Blog King
Eyes on the Street

January 27: Chicago mayor wants crude oil fees | Paulsboro advised, babies should avoid tap water | Crude oil spills into Delaware River | I-95, Turnpike connection will start in June | Boulevard, Parkway history

Happy Monday, Eyes on the Street. Enjoy temperatures in the 30s this morning before another bitter blasts sweeps in after 2 p.m. Temperatures are expected to hit single digits by Tuesday…

    • The number of structurally deficient bridges is expected to grow

Why getting around Philly kept getting better in 2013

SEPTA’s funding predicament  SEPTA’s financial woes fit neatly into 2013. In January, we started the year with news that SEPTA would shrink without additional funding. SEPTA officials explained that with…

    • a bridge too far
Eyes on the Street

December 9-13: Tour Woodford and Strawberry Mansion | Lower North District Plan meeting | Tidal Delaware briefing | Before and Below I-95

This week take candlelight holiday tours, talk shop about the Lower North District Plan and Tidal Delaware, and check out unearthed pieces of waterfront history. TOUR: Woodford and Strawberry mansions by…

    • Ann Street to Frankford Creek I-95 expansion

PennDOT plans Ann Street to Frankford Creek I-95 expansion

The last section of I-95 expansion in Philadelphia is going into preliminary design. Last week PennDOT held a public meeting to provide an overview of the changes in store for the…

    • Project map, Wheatsheaf Lane to Levick Street and Adams Avenue Connector. Courtesy of PennDOT

PennDOT shares plans, hears concerns for I-95 through Bridesburg

PennDOT's I-95 overhaul is advancing through the city and bringing unique changes and challenges to each of the neighborhoods it passes through. Last week, PennDOT held an informational meeting in the…

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Part of I-95 named after two Philly police officers

A stretch of I-95 was dedicated Tuesday in honor of two Philadelphia police officers who died in the line of duty. Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officer Charles P. O’Hanlon, 40, was killed…

    • Photo courtesy of Phillytrax, EOTS Flickr Gropu
Eyes on the Street

August 1: Comcast earnings jump | Pa. Turnpike, I-95 connector begins | School district cancels public meetings | $3 million goes to two Philly schools | Temple beats fundraising record | Franklin Square celebrates

Good morning and a happy August, Eyes on the Street!  Comcast Corp. reported strong quarterly results that wowed Wall Street on Wednesday, the Inquirer reports. Comcast announced an 11.6 percent jump…

    • Snyder Avenue Theater
Eyes on the Street

May 15: Ride of Silence | University City High future | Ben Franklin Bridge walkway update | theater-spotting | I-95 nightmares | Schuylkill ecological art

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s buzzing this Wednesday morning. Bike Week continues this evening with a Ride of Silence, a bike ride to honor cyclists killed while riding their bikes…

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I-95 southbound Cottman Avenue off-ramp closed through November

PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum says the Cottman Avenue off-ramp from southbound  I-95 will be closed through November. "This is all part of the reconstruction and widening of I-95 through the Cottman…

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Traffic reminder: Princeton Avenue I-95 North ramp will close Tuesday

The following is a news release from PennDOT regarding accessibility changes to I-95 during construction: As part of the ongoing project to improve Interstate 95 and its interchange at Cottman Avenue…

    • Illustrative rendering showing Penn’s Landing Park and new development at the end of Market Street

Proposed park over I-95 and Columbus Blvd. easy to build, hard to fund

Building an eight-acre park over I-95 and Columbus Boulevard from Walnut to Chestnut streets would not be too complicated a task for engineers and construction crews, say two PennDOT experts. “Whether…

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Eyes on the Street

Do wishes come true? 2012 review

This year I’ve got a wish list of ten ideas for the city. But, do wishes come true? It is heartening to look back and see that progress has been made…

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