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 - 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 - All City of Philadelphia offices will be closed and City services curtailed on Monday, January 1, in acknowledgment of New Year's Day. Waste and recyclables won't be gathered on New Year's Day. Street Commissioner Carlton Williams urges residents with typical collection on Monday, to set out their garbage on Tuesday, January 2. Trash and recycling collection will be one day behind for the rest of the week.
Philadelphia, PA - SnoHub, the sharing economy offering for snow removal, has totally revamped its free app and will launch the new version for Apple and Android on October 19, 2017! Due to the success of SnoHub in the New York Metro area, the company is now expanding across the United States and will be available in the Boston metro area, Philadelphia metro area, as well as Albany, West Hartford, Providence and Rochester markets.
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.
Philadelphia, PA - New Year's Day in Philadelphia is anticipated to be one of the coldest in recent history, city officials have been meeting with coordinators of the parade to decide whether the event will go off it as scheduled on new years day.
Philadelphia, PA - The city of Philadelphia attempted to sell engraved keepsake blocks from the stone taken from the original Love Park, but were surprised to learn they didn’t have the right to sell them. Just 250 bricks were made for this pilot launch and they will retail for $50 each. Proceeds will directly benefit Philadelphia parks and programs.