By Sandy Bauers, Inquirer Staff Writer
In a bid to increase bicycling in Philadelphia, the city plans to designate one lane along two major streets - Spruce and Pine - for bikes, leaving the other lane for all vehicular traffic.
City workers will paint new lines along both streets, from river to river, officials said, with the pilot project beginning around Labor Day.
By Brian McCullough, Journal Register News Service
Click here to see video from Day 7 of the 2009 Delaware River Sojourn, and comments by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter during the announcement of a free kayak program coming to Penn's Landing this summer.
July 9, 2009
Join us for kayaking this summer!
This program is a free walk-up, first-come, first-served kayak program where people can learn a little about kayaking and paddle around the Penn's Landing Marina in Philadelphia for about 20 minutes under the supervision of trained kayak staff. It's a chance to experience Philadelphia like you've never seen it before - from the water!
The recent launch of Greenworks, Philadelphia's sustainability framework, sets the goals and strategies for making Philadelphia the greenest city in America.
Join us at the Urban Sustainability Forum for an overview of Greenworks and its five topics - Energy, Environment, Equity, Economy, and Engagement.
I. Welcome- Roland Wall, Academy of Natural Sciences
II. Christine Knapp- unveil new USF logo and website
III. Mark Alan Hughes- Overview of Greenworks process and status
IV. Greenworks Presentation
May 12, 2009
The Public Spirit/Willow Grove Guide/Montgomery News
By Nick Malinowski
June 2, 2009
Revenue from natural- gas extraction holds promise economically and environmentally.
By Don Welsh
Against an increasingly stark outlook, state budget negotiations have begun in earnest. Many thorny choices need to be made - not just about where to cut the budget, but also about where to find new, reasonable revenue sources.
The latter should include a tax on natural-gas extraction within the state, which could help pay for environmental programs.
May 13, 2009
Early concept plans for the Lower Bucks leg of the 3,000-mile greenway showed the trail running through the intersection of Green Lane and Route 13, which has seen several fatal pedestrian accidents in recent years.