Philadelphia, PA - Center City District released bid documents for the complete replacement of the pedestrian bridge over 13th Street that will serve as the prime gateway to the new Rail Park. Rust and corrosion of structural beams, uncovered during the renovation process under a foot of earth, caused the Streets Department of the City of Philadelphia to conclude that for safety and ongoing maintenance reasons the 130-year-old railroad bridge needs to be replaced.
Philadelphia, PA - The City of Philadelphia launched a social media campaign to cheer on the NFC Champions Eagles on their bid in Super Bowl LII. Now through Super Bowl Sunday, February 4, the City and its departments will show Eagles love and Philadelphia pride with the #FlyPhillyFly hashtag on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
Philadelphia, PA - The City of Philadelphia’s - Philadelphia Cultural Fund (PCF) has continued to serve a unique role in Philadelphia by being the largest, solely dedicated funder of the arts in the city. In 2017, the PCF distributed $3,031,772 to support 302 Philadelphia-based arts and culture organizations and programs.
Philadelphia, PA - The City’s Electric Vehicle Policy Task Force today released for public comment a draft report outlining key findings and proposed recommendations the City can take to encourage greater EV use in Philadelphia. The City will also host a public open house to provide an opportunity for the public to learn more about electric vehicles and the Task Force’s proposed recommendations.
Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Fire Department (PFD) members and their partners will distribute safety literature and install smoke alarms on the 2200 block of N. Colorado Street, where Capt. Matthew LeTourneau and a resident lost their lives in a house fire on Jan. 6. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Philadelphia, PA - City officials want to inform Philadelphia residents and visitors that the partial shutdown of the federal government has no immediate impact on City of Philadelphia's services and operations.
Philadelphia, PA - Current forecasts are calling for 1 to 3 inches of snow beginning early Thursday and tapering off early in the afternoon. Temperatures are expected to below freezing throughout the day and evening. The Streets Department will have 85 pieces of equipment ready to treat the streets with over 40,000 tons of salt available.