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

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City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 – 19

Press Contact Only: Ajeenah Amir Ajeenah.amir@phila.gov 215-686-6210 Mark Wilgus mwilgus@spyrtecom.com 267-432-7065 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 – 19 PHILADELPHIA (November 16 - November 19, 2017) – City of Philadelphia officials would like to remind residents that streets will be closed in many parts of … Continue reading City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 – 19

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for November 2017

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. For the Philadelphia Veterans Parade Route click here. For the Philadelphia Marathon Route click here. STREET FESTIVALS November 2, 2017 | Fire Prevention Day PENDING  STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 5400 Locust St. … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for November 2017

City Prepares for Republican Congressional Caucus & Presidential Visit

For Immediate Release: January 25, 2017 Published By: Office of the Mayor Contact: , (215) 686-6210, press@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA – The City and the Philadelphia Parking Authority announce the following changes to service on Thursday. Philadelphians are also encouraged to follow @PhiladelphiaGov on Twitter and to sign up for ReadyPhiladelphia alerts, in order to stay up … Continue reading City Prepares for Republican Congressional Caucus & Presidential Visit

Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for November 2016

PLEASE NOTE: All road closures and no parking zones are subject to change. STREET FESTIVALS November 1, 2016 | Fleisher Art Memorial Day of the Dead Celebration STREET FROM TO NO PARKING START STREET CLOSURE START SIDE OF ROAD ANTICIPATED OPENING 700 Catharine St. 7th St. 8th St. 12:00 AM 3:00 PM Whole Road 9:30 … Continue reading Tentative Road Closures and No Parking for November 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

Attention #RoadClosed – 9/13/16

For Immediate Release: September 12, 2016 Published By: Office of the Mayor Contact: Ajeenah Amir , (215) 686-6210, Ajeenah.Amir@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA- Due to an event inside Eakins Oval, there will be significant traffic detours in the area on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Beginning at 6 AM, lane restrictions will begin around the curb lanes of Eakins Oval, and at 7 … Continue reading Attention #RoadClosed – 9/13/16

PIFA “ARTICLE 13” Performance Road Closure Information

Below you will find the timeline for the road closures and no parking zones regarding Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts’ “Article 13” Performance. Event Date: April 8-10, 2016 Beginning on Thursday, April 7, police will place NO PARKING signs on Chestnut Street, east of Front Street for April 8-11. Towing of unauthorized vehicles will … Continue reading PIFA “ARTICLE 13” Performance Road Closure Information