Closures, delays and suspensions announced in advance as Winter Storm arrives

Cars parked on snow emergency routes in the City of Philadelphia will be towed starting at 21:00 Friday. PPA garages in Center City are offering flat-rate $5 parking for each 24-hour period. SEPTA will be shutting down all service except the Market-Frankford and Broad Street Lines at 4:00 AM Saturday.  CCT will run for dialysis patients […]

A brief summary of my remarks to the NEC FUTURE hearing

I wasn’t expecting to speak at Monday night’s hearing on the NEC FUTURE Draft EIS, mostly because I failed to do my homework and realize that they would be accepting spoken testimony.  So I winged it, with some hastily jotted notes.  Here are the highlights of that extemporaneous speech, heavily revised and extended, as best as […]

New Year / New Mayor Resolutions for 2016

It’s a time of new beginnings, and hopes for a better future!  Or at least, trying to be better than we are now, in ways that will fade along with our newly-renewed gym memberships. In no particular order: No more “SEPTA Key is Late” complaints.   It’s very late.  We all know it’s very late.  We […]