Cracking the Code:
How 21st Century Building and Zoning Codes Will Make or Break Our Communities
Academy of Natural Sciences
19th St and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Reception: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Program: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
What if every new building in Philadelphia were a green building? What if everyone had access to the waterfronts, could enjoy safe bike lanes, and could conveniently utilize public transportation?
Greater Philadelphia Green Business Program Celebrates One Year Anniversary Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 5:30 - 7:30 PM Rain or shine!
Location: Courtyard of 1 Logan Square, 18th and Cherry Streets (next to the Four Seasons Hotel)
The 58th Street Greenway Project is FUNDED FOR CONSTRUCTION as part of a $17 million federal transportation grant!
NEXT STEPS: Come to the 5th public workshop and review the conceptual design, a culmination of over six months of community direction and input.
58th Street Presbyterian Home
2050 58th Street
REFRESHMENTS & FREE BIKE HELMETS FOR KIDS!
The White House has announced $1.5 billion for special transportation grants as part of the massive federal stimulus program passed over a year ago. Andrea Bernstein tells us about the potential transportation projects to come.
American Public Radio MARKETPLACE reports on the transportation funding for trails.
Ten new bike and pedestrian paths will be built in Philadelphia and South Jersey with $23 million in federal stimulus funds, local officials announced today.
The trails will fill in some of the gaps in a planned 108-mile network that eventually will link Philadelphia, Reading, Chester, New Hope, Cherry Hill, and Trenton.
PEC and Bicycle Coalition play key role in securing $23 million in stimulus funding for regional trails
February 5, 2010
Inquirer Staff Writer
Storm water is nasty and dirty and can cause flooding. So the sooner it gets off a property, the better.
But it's about to become valuable stuff in Philadelphia. Businesses can make money by embracing it. Or face losing money if they let it go.
This week, the Water Department is sending notices to 79,000 commercial customers about a new billing structure for storm water that will begin in July.
As always, there will be winners and losers.
Susquehanna Greenway Symposium