GreenPlan Philadelphia Logo Bike trails? Traditional parks? Dog parks? Skateparks ? ?

GreenPlan Philadelphia is the first comprehensive plan undertaken by the City in over 40 years. GreenPlan Philadelphia is an open space planning process that will provide a long-term roadmap for using, acquiring, developing, funding, and managing open space in our City’s neighborhoods.

If you would like to share your thoughts about the future of green space in your neighborhood the City is hosting a public forum for South Philadelphia (south of South Street, west and north of the Delaware River, East of the Schuylkill River) at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14 at the Fels Community Center, 2407 South Broad Street. Continue reading

You’ve probably heard about some of your neighbors having unwelcome water coming into their basements recently. Many of us, unfortunately, have first-hand knowledge of basement flooding problems.

EPX members have very important information to share with the Philadelphia Water Department and the PA Department of Environmental Protection because of these first-hand experiences with sewer overflows and basement backups. Here’s what you can do: Continue reading