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Groundbreaking on Penn’s Landing park over I-95 highway trench pushed back two years
The delay is the latest chapter in a saga that began decades ago when state planners bulldozed communities to build the river-blocking highway.
3 days ago
Promised jobs, North Philly community backs Beury redevelopment on N. Broad
The community benefits agreement marks a first for Shift Capital.
4 days ago
SEPTA extends its $1.5M contract for security guards on Market-Frankford Line
The agency will keep 60 unarmed guards, posted between 15th Street Station and Frankford Transportation Center, beyond the planned 90-day term.
5 days ago
‘Hot mess of cars’ to ‘holistic’: Designers offer a kinder Ben Franklin Parkway
The winning concepts focused on permanent pedestrian improvements for the infamously auto-centric parkway. A panel will eventually select a single plan.
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After a shooting, a grandmother reopens her SW Philly block as a ‘safe zone’ for play
Alden Street residents worked through their trauma together after the fatal shooting. One resident called her block “a village looking after the children.”
SEPTA’s cracking battery buses raise questions about the future of electric transit
SEPTA was bullish on battery-powered electric buses. But $2.6 million and 25 broken buses later, the agency is rethinking its approach.
I grew up in West Philly churches. Please stop tearing down my landmarks
West Philly’s 140-year-old Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament is set to be demolished, erasing local Black history and memory, writes resident Kyle Hiller.
Before the viral video, Black Mount Laurel residents rewrote the law on fair housing
Mount Laurel’s Black community has roots that trace back to the Revolutionary War and a legacy that has shaped housing development across the country.
Philly is capping I-95 at Penn’s Landing. Could Nicetown or Chinatown be next?
Washington could help heal Philly neighborhoods torn apart by highways with a new $3 billion funding bil.
2 weeks ago
After decades of crashes and neglected roads, West Philly in line for repair funds
West Philadelphia neighborhoods would see safety improvements on Mantua Avenue, Chestnut Street and Cobbs Creek Parkway if the INVEST in America Act passes.
Trolley blitz: SEPTA to close busted Philly tunnels for 17-day glow up
The trolley tunnels below downtown Philly and University City need some TLC. SEPTA crews will work around-the-clock for the next 17 days to make it happen.
Housing activists drop lawsuit against Kenney administration over encampment sweeps
Housing activists withdrew a lawsuit against Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration over a plan to allegedly displace people living in a Kensington encampment.
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