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    • Riverfront setback and trail

DiCicco overlay gets more mixed reviews

Mar. 25, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA waterfront advisory group remains concerned that a proposed zoning overlay doesn’t do enough to protect public access to the riverfront and…

Metro: Nutter talks transit, urban affairs

Metro: Nutter talks transit, urban affairs While the Obama administration was talking “toxic assets” and Wall Street was rallying, Mayor Michael Nutter was in the capital meeting with U.S. Department…

Inquirer: SEPTA delays 'smart card' fare system

Inquirer: SEPTA delays 'smart card' fare system Staff writer Paul Nussbaum reports that SEPTA recently extended the deadline for contract proposals for the design and construction of a new electronic…

SEPTA announces final West Philly El shutdowns

The West Philadelphia El Reconstruction Project is set to be "substantially complete" by Fall 2009.  Only a few more shutdowns are planned: Final Weekend Shutdowns March 20-23 March 27-30 April 3-6…

DAG concern over TOD zoning classification

Feb. 24As City Council hears testimony today regarding the creation of a new zoning classification called a Transit Oriented Design District, Design Advocacy Chair Joanne Aitken has released this statement…

Bike Share stations get a public viewing

"Bike Share stations get a public viewing" Click above to read an article in this week's University City Review on the temporary bike share stations in Center City and University City. …

Try Bike Sharing this Thursday and Friday!

Philly BikeShare: Advanced Bike Share Station and Bicycle DemonstrationTry bike sharing in Philadelphia for two days only! An operational, solar-powered third generation Public Bike Systems (bike share) station and bicycles…

    • Girard Interchange archaeology

Aramingo Canal comes back to life

Dec. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyLayers of Philadelphia's history were laid open for inspection on the site of a new Girard Avenue ramp for I-95 earlier this week.…

    • Garrett-Dunn House

Good news on Garrett-Dunn House

Garrett-Dunn House interior photos in slideshow at right were taken in March 2006 during a walk through of the Historical Commission's designation committee. Dec. 9Previous coverage By Matt GolasFor…

South St. Bridge update

Dear Neighbors and Friends of the South Street Bridge: Good news regarding public transportation issues related to the South Street Bridge detour! Beginning Monday, December 8, SEPTA will add two weekday…

    • Walking the Anderson property

Pennypack on the Delaware Park is open

Nov. 22By John DavidsonFor PlanPhillyIcy winds and near-freezing temperatures couldn't keep dozens of waterfront trail enthusiasts, including Mayor Michael Nutter, from the opening of the new riverfront nature…

    • TRID planning study

How transit can transform a neighborhood

Previous Temple U. coverage Previous TOD coverage Nov. 17 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The first “transit revitalization investment district” (TRID) studies for Philadelphia locations since a 2004 state act…

Inquirer: Mayor proposes parking meter rate increase

Inquirer: Mayor proposes parking meter rate increase Jennifer Lin reports that the first phase in Mayor Nutter's plan to reduce congestion in Center City includes doubling parking meter rates to…

    • Planner Paul Vernon outlines a proposal for a new West Philadelphia bike trail.

Details from Society Hill Foxwoods forum

Oct. 29By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly More details about Foxwoods Casino's proposal to move to The Gallery at Market East and the process through which City Council and officials…

Give feedback on new transit signage!

Following up on our Notebook entry last week, Center City District and SEPTA have unveiled a new series of public transit signs, designed to make SEPTA's numerous Center City lines…

    • New SEPTA signage

New transit signage in the works

The Center City District, SEPTA and PATCO will unveil a new transit sign system Monday, Oct. 27 at 2:30 p.m. at The Clothespin at Centre Square, 15th and Market Streets. Center…

Bike Sharing a success on Park(ing) Day 2008

In an email sent to its members, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia noted that the two bike sharing stations it set up during Park(ing) Day Philadelphia were huge successes.  So…

    • Spring Garden El stop

Help for Doughboy, Spring Garden Greenway

Oct. 15 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The redeveloped and repopulated Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia took another step in its steady revitalization plans Tuesday, as it secured a $100,000…

DiCicco takes aim at high-decibel motorcycles

DiCicco's motorcyle bill     Philadelphia City Councilman Frank DiCicco wants to outlaw extra-loud motorcycles.    DiCicco plans to introduce legislation at Thursday's council meeting that would make it illegal to operate…

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