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How to Make the El Less Crowded

During rush hour on the Market-Frankford Line, the air is so thick and opaque. Jockeying for centimeters of space and sandwiched between messenger bags and puffy coats, riders on […]

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Lots of Philly Sidewalks Were a Snow-Covered Mess Last Week

Not only is it not snowing any longer, it’s almost temperate outside. The weather is in the 50s, and mounds of slush are melting, slowly but surely […]

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Fix It: The Old, Forgotten Police Barricades Littering Philly Streets

Look, we’re Philadelphians, so we get it: Messy sidewalks are just another part of daily life, like paying taxes or cleaning up dog crap. Would […]

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Fixed. Fixed. Fixed. The Unmarked Onramp on 24th Street, the Vanishing Bike Lanes on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Trash-Filled MSB Sign — All Fixed.

There are a lot of things in Philadelphia that grind our gears. In the last few weeks, we highlighted three such problems: a dangerous, unmarked freeway […]

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Fix It: The Terrifying Unmarked On-Ramp Near Eakins Oval

The unmarked on-ramp on 24th Street in Philadelphia is a death trap. I mean, look at it on the right. Located alongside Eakin’s Oval on the […]