Road Closures, Detours and Other Information Announced for Biden Rally

For immediate release: May 16, 2019 Published by: Office of Special Events Contact: Lauren Cox lauren.cox@phila.gov (215) 686-6210  Road Closures, Transit Detours and Public Safety Information Announced for Biden Kick Off Rally PHILADELPHIA — On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the Joe Biden presidential campaign will host a rally on Eakins Oval (2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). The event is open to the public, … Continue reading Road Closures, Detours and Other Information Announced for Biden Rally

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Final Results: The Parkway Usage Study

The City of Philadelphia - Office of The Managing Director and the Parkway Council Foundation present the findings of the study done to examine the use of Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a venue for major events. Below is an excerpt from the Executive Summary. To read the entire study and reference the appendix, please click … Continue reading Final Results: The Parkway Usage Study

Road Closures and Parking Information for Villanova University Men’s Basketball NCAA Championship Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The City of Philadelphia will celebrate Villanova University’s 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 with a parade on Market Street starting at 11AM and a rally on Dilworth Park. To ensure the safety of participants and the public, road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented in the … Continue reading Road Closures and Parking Information for Villanova University Men’s Basketball NCAA Championship Celebration

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for October 2017

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS October 1, 2017 | St. Cyprian Catholic Church (Nigerian Mass) Celebration STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 6200 Cedar Ave. S. 62nd St. S. 63rd St. 12:00 AM 2:00 PM Whole Road … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for October 2017

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for July 2017

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. For all Wawa Welcome America! July 4th Road Closure and No Parking information please click here.  STREET FESTIVALS July 1, 2017 | Neighborhood Block Party STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 700 S. 11th … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for July 2017

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for December 2016

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS December 1, 2016 | East Passyunk Avenue Christmas Tree Lighting PENDING STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 1500 E. Passyunk Ave. Dickinson St. Tasker St. 12:00 AM 2:00 PM Whole Road 8:00 … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for December 2016

Philly Free Streets Road Closure and Traffic Information

What is Philly Free Streets? Recently, Mayor Kenney announced a new people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia called Philly Free Streets. Philly Free Streets temporarily closes a designated street route to cars, so that people can walk, bike, play, and exercise in the street. Philly Free Streets is led by the Managing Director's Office … Continue reading Philly Free Streets Road Closure and Traffic Information

Philadelphia extends Philly Free Streets route!

For Immediate Release: September 09, 2016 Published By: Office of the Mayor Contact: Mike Dunn, (215) 686-6210, mike.dunn@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2016) — Thanks to an overwhelming response, the City is extending the official route of this month’s Philly Free Streets so that it now includes nearly 10 miles of free streets.  And we’re announcing three … Continue reading Philadelphia extends Philly Free Streets route!