“We have no data that shows us there have been any accidents with them,” deputy mayor Rina Cutler said.
The clowns scolded drivers and pedestrians who ignored the traffic laws.
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.
Philadelphia airport chief Mark Gale says he’s pursued Jet Blue — which gets high marks for price and service — for years.
City Hall is now officially pushing a “bike share” program and will be asking City Council to help fund it to get it started.
“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.
Next year, low-cost Spirit Airlines will begin flights out of Philadelphia International Airport.
The Phillies hosted the announcement at Citizens Bank Park by EPA regional administrator Shawn Garvin.
Airlines operating at Philadelphia International would bear much of the cost.
US transportation secretary Ray LaHood says communities put in a toal of $14 billion in requests for the $500 million that was available.
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.
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.
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.
Philadelphia officials next month plan to use more “stick” in a program that takes a carrot-and-stick approach to bad behavior by people in cars, on bicycles, and on foot.