Philadelphia Offering Dozens of Locations For Christmas Tree RecyclingTrees that are recycled are used as compost at city parks and landscapes.
Philadelphia Streets Department Begins Annual Fall Leaf Collection Program'Tis the season....to be raking leaves. And in Philadelphia, the Streets Department has brought back curbside, mechanical leaf collection in certain neighborhoods.
Drivers Urged To Plan Routes Around Weekend-Long Closure of MLK DriveThe temporary closure is designed to allow city Streets Department crews to safely make repairs to the roadway, curbs, sidewalks, and walls along MLK Drive.
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.
Philadelphia's Streets Department Increasing Effort To Stop Illegal DumpingIllegal dumping around public litter baskets is becoming a big problem in Philadelphia and the streets department is stepping up its efforts to stop it.
Man Struck, Killed By City Of Philadelphia Vehicle On I-76Police say a man was struck and killed by a Philadelphia Streets Department vehicle along the Schuylkill Expressway while trying to help his girlfriend.
Philadelphia Hoping To Make Quick Work of Latest SnowstormThe City of Philadelphia ended its snow emergency declaration about noontime Monday.
City Asks Philadelphia Residents To Briefly Postpone Sidewalk ShovelingWith a second round of snow headed our way later today, the question is: must you shovel now, or can you wait until the last of the snow stops falling?
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."
Philly Streets Commissioner Says Center City Snow Must Be Carted Far AfieldAccording to city officials, crews are "lifting" it.
Severe Cold Froze Dozens of Philly Traffic Signals; 30th St. Was Different, Says Official"When moisture gets inside of these older traffic signal boxes and the temperatures drop quickly, they freeze up inside, causing problems with the signals," streets commissioner David Perri explains.
Cold and Snow Slow Down Trash Collections in PhiladelphiaMother Nature has packed a whallop for trash collection vehicles in the city, according to Philadelphia streets commissioner David Perri.
Philadelphia’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program Begins Jan. 6Philadelphia residents can start dropping off their Christmas trees for recycling on Monday, January 6th.