PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A blockage has been removed from the area of 22nd Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, signaling some progress in the stressed negotiations between the City of Philadelphia and organizers of the homeless encampment there.
There is also a new, homemade speed limit sign posted.
There have been three attempts to remove the encampment and a second site.
NEW: Six months into the homeless encampment protests at #campjtd & 2 other sites, it appears both sides are making progress in negotiations. But @PhiladelphiaGov says any deal will require a move out date. More to come. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/ftJUPCn2VO
— manuelsmith (@manuelsmith) September 26, 2020
The city confirmed that progress has been made in negotiations with organizers, but the city says any deal will require a firm date in which the encampments will be disbanded.