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
January 28, 2010
by Patrick Lester
With its triad of concrete channels running along flat, treeless green space, an 81/2-acre strip off Sauerkraut Lane in Lower Macungie Township is hardly a scene of beauty.
''It looks like an alien landing strip,'' Rebecca Kennedy said. ''It's a green desert.''