Rina Cutler

(Deputy mayor Rina Cutler announces the two vendors who will run Philadelphia's bike share program.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Vendor Contracts Awarded For Philadelphia’s Bike-Sharing Program

Rina Cutler, deputy mayor for transportation, unveiled the names of the vendors during an event at the foot of the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She said implementation has been postponed until next spring.

04/24/2014

(File photo: Mayor Nutter tries out a sample bike-share vehicle near Rittenhouse Square.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia’s Bike-Sharing Program Moves Forward

The city now has an official web page for the bike share program, at phila.gov/bikeshare.

08/22/2013

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Segways Safe On Philadelphia Sidewalks, City Official Says

“We have no data that shows us there have been any accidents with them,” deputy mayor Rina Cutler said.

08/21/2013

Clowns in Center City  photo by Jim Melwert

Streets Department Clowns Around In Center City

The clowns scolded drivers and pedestrians who ignored the traffic laws.

04/01/2013

(A control tower at PHL. File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Delco Official Critical of Philadelphia’s Revised Airport Expansion Plan

Pennsylvania state representative Nick Miccarelli of Delaware County doesn’t care for the new plan, since smaller freight carriers like Fedex would end up closer to the affected neighborhood.

12/18/2012

(Jet Blue says it will be using Embraer 190 regional jets between Boston and Philadelphia.  Photo provided)

Jet Blue To Begin Low-Cost PHL-to-Boston Airline Service in May

Philadelphia airport chief Mark Gale says he’s pursued Jet Blue — which gets high marks for price and service — for years.

12/13/2012

(Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/ Getty Images)

City of Philadelphia Wants To Get ‘Instant’ Bicycle Rentals Rolling

City Hall is now officially pushing a “bike share” program and will be asking City Council to help fund it to get it started.

12/10/2012

(Eastwick resident Brice Baker, testifying at a City Council hearing about flooding.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Eastwick Residents Say City of Phila. Failing To Control Flooding in Neighborhood

“Your drain’s gonna back up if the drainage system for the city does not do what it is supposed to do,” resident Brice Baker told city officials.

10/09/2012

From left to right, Misty Pinson and Rina Cutler (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Spirit Airlines To Begin Flights Out Of PHL In 2013

Next year, low-cost Spirit Airlines will begin flights out of Philadelphia International Airport.

07/16/2012

(Phillies' VP of operations Michael Stiles, left, and Philadelphia deputy mayor Rina Cutler, obscured, listen as EPA administrator Shawn Garvin delivers remarks at Citizens Bank Park.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Gets EPA’s ‘Green Power’ Designation For Promoting Renewable Energy

The Phillies hosted the announcement at Citizens Bank Park by EPA regional administrator Shawn Garvin.

06/20/2012

(Credit: Piotrus, used under GNU Free Documentation License.)

US Airways Goes Public In Opposing PHL Expansion Plan

Airlines operating at Philadelphia International would bear much of the cost.

01/09/2012

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Philadelphia Gets $10 Million From Feds To Improve Traffic Flow In City

US transportation secretary Ray LaHood says communities put in a toal of $14 billion in requests for the $500 million that was available.

12/15/2011

(credit: KYW's Mike Dunn)

Bike Lane On 13th Street In Philadelphia Is Here To Stay

City officials have declared a six-month test of a new bicycle lane on 13th Street in Center City a success, so the lane will now become permanent.

11/17/2011

City officials hope you take a seat and enjoy the surroundings at this parklet in West Philadelphia (credit: City of Philadelphia)

Parking Spaces In West Philadelphia Converted Into ‘Parklet’

Philadelphia has hundreds of acres of parkland, but today it’s getting a wee bit more: two West Philly parking spaces are being converted into a temporary park.

08/04/2011

(A bike lane on North 13th Street, near Market.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia’s Bike Lane Expansion Pauses For Penndot Street Work

The City of Philadelphia plans a six-month test of dedicated bike lanes on southbound 10th Street and on northbound 13th Street, between South Street and Spring Garden.

07/19/2011

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