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The analysis comes as stakeholders await the results of two impact studies commissioned through the city.
2 days agoListen 6:16
At issue are 48 mature trees, which the Fairmount Park Conservancy proposes cutting down to make way for athletic fields.
2 days agoListen 1:01
SEPTA’s CEO said the rail cars, which have been around since the late ‘90s, have “reached the end of their useful life” and that “commuters deserve better.”
2 days agoListen 1:21
As Americans struggle to find affordable housing, cities are realizing their own rules have made it too hard and expensive to build the homes they need.
6 days ago
The rebuilt trolleys have modern underpinnings and a vintage look. SEPTA expects them to be back in service this spring.
2 weeks ago
The long-discussed plans to reimagine the Benjamin Franklin Parkway moving ever-so-slightly forward.
2 weeks ago
The $30 million project at 7th and Race streets has steadily worked towards resurrecting the “ghost station,” and will include ADA accessibility features.
2 weeks agoListen 1:11
The 14-passenger Conshohocken Cab stops at 20 locations across the borough.
2 weeks agoListen 1:03