Coronavirus Latest: Streets Department Behind Picking Up Trash, Recycling As Sanitation Workers Calling OutThe Streets Department says it's a little behind on picking up trash and recycling.
Philadelphia Is Using Art As New Weapon In War Against LitterA joint effort between the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Streets Department is looking to make sure more garbage, ends up in trash cans, by making them visually stimulating.
City Seeing Feedback From Bike Lane Delineator Program On Walnut Street BridgeThe city will evaluate the pilot in the fall, and may try the devices in other locations.
Street Resurfacing Project Underway In PhiladelphiaIn total, 23 projects will get underway, involving streets across the area.
City Councilman Wants Streets Department Crackdown On 'Orphaned Bridges'Councilman-at-large David Oh says Philadelphia has many bridges and overpasses that are not owned by the city and are in dangerous condition.
Bitter Cold Delays Bridge Inspections In PhiladelphiaThree city-owned bridges, which cross the Schuykill River, are on schedule to be inspected this week as part of routine maintenance.
Cold Weather Slows Down Many Things...Including Traffic LightsThere are about 3,000 traffic signals in Philadelphia, and some are more susceptible to cold than others.
Recycling Programs In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.
City Of Philadelphia Looks To Fight 'Bandit Signs' With Robo-CallsNow the Streets Department has an unusual plan to combat the signs: pestering the culprits with robo-calls.
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.
Tuesday Trash & Recycling Pick-Up Suspended In Philadelphia Because Of SnowTuesday trash and recycling collections have been suspended.
Winter Storm Impacts Trash And Recycling Collections In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia residents who regularly set out their items in the rear driveway, must set them out at the curb for pickup. Citizens should set their materials out on their regularly scheduled collection day.
Philadelphia Braces For 'One-Two Punch' From Winter StormIt is not just snow we are dealing with tonight, bitterly cold temperatures are on the way as well.
Philadelphia's Snow-fighting Efforts Remain In Full GearThe Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.
Earlier Set-Out Time For Trash Pickup In Philadelphia Starts This WeekStarting this week, Philadelphia residents will be able to set their trash at the curb a couple of hours earlier than currently allowed, the night before its collected.