Rina Cutler Leaving Nutter Administration Next Month, Taking Job at AmtrakAs deputy mayor for transportation and public utilities, Cutler has overseen major aspects of Philadelphia government: potholes, trash collection, recycling, bicycle lanes, the Philadelphia Gas Works, bridges, the airport, and the water department, among others.
Vendor Contracts Awarded For Philadelphia's Bike-Sharing ProgramRina Cutler, deputy mayor for transportation, unveiled the names of the vendors during an event at the foot of the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She said implementation has been postponed until next spring.
Philadelphia's Bike-Sharing Program Moves Forward The city now has an official web page for the bike share program, at <a href="http://www.phila.gov/bikeshare/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">phila.gov/bikeshare</a>.
Segways Safe On Philadelphia Sidewalks, City Official Says"We have no data that shows us there have been any accidents with them," deputy mayor Rina Cutler said.
Streets Department Clowns Around In Center CityThe clowns scolded drivers and pedestrians who ignored the traffic laws.
Delco Official Critical of Philadelphia's Revised Airport Expansion PlanPennsylvania state representative Nick Miccarelli of Delaware County doesn't care for the new plan, since smaller freight carriers like Fedex would end up closer to the affected neighborhood.
Jet Blue To Begin Low-Cost PHL-to-Boston Airline Service in MayPhiladelphia airport chief Mark Gale says he's pursued Jet Blue -- which gets high marks for price and service -- for years.
City of Philadelphia Wants To Get 'Instant' Bicycle Rentals RollingCity Hall is now officially pushing a "bike share" program and will be asking City Council to help fund it to get it started.
Eastwick Residents Say City of Phila. Failing To Control Flooding in Neighborhood"Your drain's gonna back up if the drainage system for the city does not do what it is supposed to do," resident Brice Baker told city officials.
Spirit Airlines To Begin Flights Out Of PHL In 2013Next year, low-cost Spirit Airlines will begin flights out of Philadelphia International Airport.
Philadelphia Gets EPA's 'Green Power' Designation For Promoting Renewable EnergyThe Phillies hosted the announcement at Citizens Bank Park by EPA regional administrator Shawn Garvin.
US Airways Goes Public In Opposing PHL Expansion PlanAirlines operating at Philadelphia International would bear much of the cost.
Philadelphia Gets $10 Million From Feds To Improve Traffic Flow In CityUS transportation secretary Ray LaHood says communities put in a toal of $14 billion in requests for the $500 million that was available.
Bike Lane On 13th Street In Philadelphia Is Here To StayCity officials have declared a six-month test of a new bicycle lane on 13th Street in Center City a success, so the lane will now become permanent.
Parking Spaces In West Philadelphia Converted Into 'Parklet'Philadelphia has hundreds of acres of parkland, but today it's getting a wee bit more: two West Philly parking spaces are being converted into a temporary park.