Resident Creates Makeshift Barricade After Sinkhole Opens Up On West Philadelphia StreetResidents took matters into their own hands after a sinkhole opened up on 51st Street and Walton Avenue.
Streets Department Asks For Public's Help In Fight Against Super Bowl TrashImmediately following the party down Broad Street and the Ben Franklin Parkway, workers plucked 70 tons trash from city streets.
Philadelphia Still At Work Clearing Roads Following Winter StormStreets Commissioner Carlton Williams says most city streets are now passable.
City Campaign Looks To Make Recycling More EfficientThe city says they are trying to clear things up but its education campaign sometimes makes things murkier.
'It Always Gets Crazy': Crews Preparing To Get Philly Roads Ready For Messy CommuteCrews will be working Friday night, ahead of the weather to get the roads ready for a messy Saturday as the area could see two inches of snow overnight.
Streets Department Holds Waste Drop-Off Event In West PhiladelphiaFrom gasoline and glue to pesticide and pool chemicals, it's all being accepted at the facility on Parkside Avenue near 48th Street.
Philly Streets Department Expands Yard Waste Recycling For 'Earth Month'In celebration of Earth Month, Deputy Streets Commissioner Donald Carlton says the department will make it easier for city residents to go green by offering yard waste drop-off at 23 locations on two Saturdays this month.
Block Captains Rally For 2016 Spring Cleaning Projects In PhiladelphiaThe theme of this year’s rally was ‘block pride citywide’ encouraging citizens to work together to keep neighborhoods clean.
Philadelphia Launches New Online Block Party ApplicationThe Philadelphia Streets Department has launched a new online Block Party Application.
Community Groups Raise Money And Clean Up Neighborhoods With Tire Round-Up ProgramThe effort gives community groups an opportunity to raise money while cleaning up their neighborhoods.
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.
Road Crews Work To Prevent Refreezing, Urge Residents To ShovelTemperatures were up Sunday but were expected to slide back down at night. That had road crews working to prevent a big refreeze and officials in Philadelphia asking residents to do their part.
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.
Philly Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program