South Philadelphia Citizens’ Engagement Academy

The Citizens’ Engagement Academy (CEA) is a free, 8-week course that invites city departments to share information and resources with residents. Each week a different department (L&I, 311, Streets, etc.) will give a presentation and answer any questions that community members may have. The CEA is a great opportunity to meet other engaged residents, learn … More South Philadelphia Citizens’ Engagement Academy

Philadelphia Streets Department to Begin Adding “Speed Cushions” in Various Locations

The Philadelphia Streets Department announced yesterday that it would begin installing speed cushions to various roads around the city where speeding has been identified as a problem: From the Streets Department press release: Speeding is a major cause of many crashes and is one of the top complaints received from City residents. The speed cushions … More Philadelphia Streets Department to Begin Adding “Speed Cushions” in Various Locations

STREETS DEPARTMENT WANTS TO HEAR FROM RESIDENTS

The Philadelphia Streets Department announced today new initiatives aimed at improving communications between the Department and the public. Residents may now register their cell phones and e-mail addresses with the Department through its website www.philadelphiastreets.com in order to receive real-time messages concerning City services, vital information and news. “Phone calls to landlines are no longer an effective … More STREETS DEPARTMENT WANTS TO HEAR FROM RESIDENTS

Sanitation Code Changes

Information from the Philadelphia Streets Department The Streets Department is altering two regulations under its Sanitation Code. These changes will affect residents and small businesses that receive City sanitation services. Effective October 1, 2013 there will be a new set-out time for trash and recycling collections citywide. Citizens are able to set-out their trash and recyclables … More Sanitation Code Changes

Tired of tires?

Throughout the year, residents may bring up to 2 tires at a time to our local Streets Department Citizen Drop-Off Center at 3033 S. 63rd Street, near Passyunk Avenue, along with discarded computers, televisions, and appliances. Also, please note that the amount of trash bags put out on your curb on trash night should not exceed … More Tired of tires?