STUDY: Philadelphia Drivers Lose 48 Hours A Year In TrafficThe following are urban areas ranked by the average annual extra hours commuters spend in their cars due to delay, together with the cost in lost time and fuel.
Drivers Urged To Plan Routes Around Weekend-Long Closure of MLK DriveThe temporary closure is designed to allow city Streets Department crews to safely make repairs to the roadway, curbs, sidewalks, and walls along MLK Drive.
Philadelphia Begins New Traffic Flow Improvement Project in Center CityThe Traffic Signal Improvement Project will be conducted in the northeast quadrant of center city, which runs from Callowhill Street south to Market, and from Broad Street east to Second.
Severe Cold Froze Dozens of Philly Traffic Signals; 30th St. Was Different, Says Official"When moisture gets inside of these older traffic signal boxes and the temperatures drop quickly, they freeze up inside, causing problems with the signals," streets commissioner David Perri explains.
Philadelphia Makes Top 10 List Of Worst Cities For Car DriversPhiladelphia came in 10th as one of the worst metropolitan cities for car drivers according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Philadelphia Region Is Nation's 9th Most Congested, Researchers SayThe annual survey compiled by Texas A&M's Transportation Institute finds the Philadelphia area's position unchanged from the previous year.
Market Street, JFK Blvd. Narrowed For City Traffic ExperimentMarket Street West in center city and JFK Boulevard look a little different today. The city has begun a two-week test of reducing both thoroughfares by one lane.