Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

U.S. DOT Workshop Explores Capping And Connectivity On Vine Street

U.S. DOT Workshop Explores Capping And Connectivity On Vine Street

July 20, 2016  |  Urbanism

The U.S. Department of Transportation held a two-day community forum on July 16 and 17 exploring design interventions for reimagining Vine Street. Stephen Stofka has the recap > more

Comparing The City's Handling Of Pope Visits--& Center City Itself--36 Years Apart

Comparing The City’s Handling Of Pope Visits–& Center City Itself–36 Years Apart

September 23, 2015  |  Development

Everything is coming up papal. Data junkie Davie Hilbert compares the city's preparations for this weekend's visit from Pope Francis with Pope John Paul II's stay in 1979 and reveals the gradual streamlining of a city > more

San Francisco Treat

San Francisco Treat

November 28, 2011  |  History

The classic PTC cars running on Market Street in San Francisco aren't the only SF-Philly transit connection--almost 130 years ago SF was the first city to install a cable car system, designed by Philadelphian Eleazer Gardner > more