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City Seeing Feedback From Bike Lane Delineator Program On Walnut Street Bridge

The city will evaluate the pilot in the fall, and may try the devices in other locations.

06/24/2015

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Street Resurfacing Project Underway In Philadelphia

In total, 23 projects will get underway, involving streets across the area.

06/16/2015

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City Councilman Wants Streets Department Crackdown On ‘Orphaned Bridges’

Councilman-at-large David Oh says Philadelphia has many bridges and overpasses that are not owned by the city and are in dangerous condition.

03/23/2015

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Bitter Cold Delays Bridge Inspections In Philadelphia

Three city-owned bridges, which cross the Schuykill River, are on schedule to be inspected this week as part of routine maintenance.

02/16/2015

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Cold Weather Slows Down Many Things…Including Traffic Lights

There are about 3,000 traffic signals in Philadelphia, and some are more susceptible to cold than others.

01/08/2015

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Recycling Programs In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.

12/29/2014

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City Of Philadelphia Looks To Fight ‘Bandit Signs’ With Robo-Calls

Now the Streets Department has an unusual plan to combat the signs: pestering the culprits with robo-calls.

04/14/2014

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Snow Plowing Cost Philadelphia Taxpayers $18-Million, Streets Commissioner Says

City officials have tallied the cost of plowing the streets of Philadelphia during the wicked winter — and the price tag is roughly three times that of a normal winter.

04/09/2014

(A narrow block of Ellsworth Street, in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Tuesday Trash & Recycling Pick-Up Suspended In Philadelphia Because Of Snow

Tuesday trash and recycling collections have been suspended.

02/17/2014

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Winter Storm Impacts Trash And Recycling Collections In Philadelphia

Philadelphia residents who regularly set out their items in the rear driveway, must set them out at the curb for pickup. Citizens should set their materials out on their regularly scheduled collection day.

02/04/2014

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Philadelphia Braces For ‘One-Two Punch’ From Winter Storm

It is not just snow we are dealing with tonight, bitterly cold temperatures are on the way as well.

01/02/2014

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Philadelphia’s Snow-fighting Efforts Remain In Full Gear

The Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.

12/10/2013

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Earlier Set-Out Time For Trash Pickup In Philadelphia Starts This Week

Starting this week, Philadelphia residents will be able to set their trash at the curb a couple of hours earlier than currently allowed, the night before its collected.

09/30/2013

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City Studies Putting Pedestrian Crossing Where Family Was Struck And Killed On Boulevard

Samara Banks and three children were struck and killed by what police say were drag racers on the Boulevard near Second Street in Feltonville.

07/23/2013

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Thousands Expected To Take Part In 6th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup

Thousands of volunteers will be rolling up their sleeves Saturday for the sixth annual Philly Spring Cleanup.

04/13/2013

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