The Philadelphia Parking Authority says some of its officers apparently didn’t get the word about its new pilot program that lets motorcycle and scooter riders park for free in specially designated spaces.
Another factor contributing to consequences following the accident, the NTSB says, was Conrail’s failure of to implement and establish emergency response protocols to protect the community from exposure to the vinyl chloride that was released.
A bipartisan bill to rename Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station in honor of former US congressman Bill Gray has been approved in the House, and now moves to the US Senate for consideration.
“We want to get into some other issues that we weren’t really able to get into under the Tea Party banner,” says president Teri Adams.
And they say Archbishop Chaput’s comments of optimism don’t affect their planning for the event.
Mayor Nutter is in France for the next six days for a trip that officials say is aimed at promoting French investment in Philadelphia.
“If people know that their face is going to be shown on KYW or CBS, they’re less likely to assault these drivers,” said the president of the Taxi Workers Alliance.
He’ll join a prestigious list that includes Oprah Winfrey and Sidney Poitier.
An inch of rain puts Von Nieda Park, in Cramer Hill, underwater for days. Nearby streets and homes are also inundated.
The verdicts were mostly “not guilty,” although four of the judges were convicted of lying to investigators about providing “consideration” in Traffic Court to certain VIPs.
The FAA has extended its ban on US flights to Tel Aviv until at least 4:15pm (ET) Thursday.
Pennsylvania Turnpike officials say the entire toll road system, including the sections that roll through urban areas, may get a speed limit boost to 70 mph next year.
Law Professor On Competing Obamacare Rulings: Courts Allowed For Different Interpretations Of Healthcare Law
Chris Stigall spoke with William Jacobsen from the Cornell University Law School about two conflicting rulings by federal appeals courts regarding health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
Congressmen Jim Gerlach, Pat Meehan, and Charlie Dent (all R-Pa.) visited a children’s home in western Berks County where children were being placed by the government.
About 8,000 members of the National Association of Letter Carriers are in Philadelphia, many with family members.