Wood Blocks Returning To Historic Philly Street Paved With AsphaltOne of Philadelphia's historic streets has lost some of it's charm after wooden pavers were taken out and replaced with asphalt in the fall. But it will be restored in the New Year.
As Crews Grapple with Philadelphia's Pothole Epidemic, City Lawmakers Have QuestionsPhiladelphia's pothole epidemic dominated discussion at a City Council hearing this past week.
City Opens Its Fifth Large-Item Trash Dropoff Center, in West Philadelphia"We see this, in its humble way, as a part of Earth Day, in keeping the environment and the streets of Philadelphia cleaner," David Perri said at today's dedication.
City of Philadelphia Addresses 'Mid-Level' Snowstorm"It's mainly a plowing operation, but we are salting as well," says Philadelphia streets commissioner David Perri.
Philadelphia's Streets Department Preparing For Not 1, But 2 StormsIt looks as if we'll be getting a one-two punch from Mother Nature in the next two days, and crews are gearing up to keep the streets and highways clear.
Philadelphia Marks 'Recycling Day' With Thanks, and RemindersStreets commissioner David Perri says 2013 was a record-setting year for our city, which was among the first to institute a recycling program.
Philadelphia Using Millions in Red-Light Camera Fines For Traffic ImprovementsThe City of Philadelphia will get $3½ million from red-light camera fines this year.
Post-Flooding Dangers Still Lurk, Philadelphia Officials WarnMayor Nutter cautioned people -- particularly parents -- not to let their guard down.
Snow Plowing Cost Philadelphia Taxpayers $18-Million, Streets Commissioner SaysCity 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.
PPA: Snow Taking Up Spaces Doesn't Change Parking RulesThe Philadelphia Parking Authority says despite mounds of snow at many curbsides, no one is getting a break this week.
Snow Parking In Many Spaces Throughout PhiladelphiaOn-street parking in Philadelphia -- always in short supply-- has been sharply reduced by snow.
Aided By Warmer Temperatures, Cleanup of Philadelphia Streets ContinuesPhiladelphia's snow emergency declaration was being lifted at 2pm today.
Salting, Plowing Underway Throughout PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia streets commissioner David Perri says his crews would remain on the job for as long as the storm continues, and beyond.
Phila. Councilman Wants Hearing On Road Salt Dangers and MisuseCity councilman Jim Kenney has a long list of concerns about how the Streets Department uses salt during snowstorms. Topping the list is whether road salt poses serious health hazards to dogs or small children.
Streets Commissioner Apologizes For Uncleared Streets In NW Philly"We understand that (Streets Department) resources are taxed," said city councilwoman Cindy Bass, "but there were some areas that really seemed to be not touched at all -- some areas in West Mt. Airy, some areas in Chestnut Hill."