• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

You are viewing 14 articles with the tag Traffic & Transportation by the author Ashley Hahn

Design Advocacy Group gets funding to focus on rowhouse preservation

For years Philadelphia has tried to build its way out of our affordable housing problem through new construction. But a smarter…

$1.7 million for Bartram's Mile as swing bridge study continues

Now that the Schuylkill Banks boardwalk is open, it’s time to look downriver to the next stretch of Schuylkill River Trail…

Demolition underway for Episcopal brownstones and 40th Street M.E. Church

For more than a year we've been anticipating the leveling of the Episcopal Cathedral's brownstones at 38th and Chestnut and the…

Scenes from Park(ing) Day 2012 [slideshow]

Did you stumble across people coloring flowers, lounging on curvy benches, working at desks, or camping in a parking space on…

Woodland Green brings rustic flourish to University City intersection

At the intersection of 42nd Street and Woodland Avenue tall grasses and river birch trees swish in the breeze, and felled…

South Street Bridge lighting gone wild

With the flip of a giant ceremonial switch on Monday night, the South Street Bridge's light towers were finally illuminated. Their…

On Beyond I-95: Nothing lasts forever

The panel at Thursday night’s forum on urban highway removal may have been preaching to the converted, but the fact that…

Rules of the Road: Bike lane clarifier

10th Street Bike Lane Do you bike on the sidewalk? (illegal) Do you park in bike lanes? (permitted occasionally) Do you…

Wishing on Philly 2012

2011 was a big year for Philadelphia’s planning ambitions. After years of work Philly got its first comprehensive plan in 50…

Spring Garden Street Greenway community design workshop on 12/6

Spring Garden Street could someday be a green connector between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. As previously reported here, the public conversation…

Under the Clothespin: Fantasy cityscape at Centre Square

If you enter the subway at Centre Square, going down the steps around Claes Oldenburg’s Clothespin, you find a grim…

Redesigning Spring Garden Street as a Greenway

Imagine Spring Garden Street as a green urban boulevard where pedestrians, runners, and cyclists had a recreational trail to move along,…

South Street Bridge Gets LED Illumination, Green Bike Lanes

The South Street Bridge is busy with construction again: welders are on cherry-pickers working on the tower overlooks, electricians are running…

Pedestrian Plaza Program to Turn Underused Road into Public Space

Some blocks are better for people than cars. The Mayor's Office of Transportation & Utilities (MOTU) wants to help community groups…

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