How To End Our Garbage Deluge
Philly already has two simple, inexpensive solutions to our city’s trash crisis. Will Philly’s leaders finally step up?
Surprise! Trash Pickup Is Terrible
Philly 3.0’s engagement director breaks down the City Controller’s new report on trash pickup during the pandemic. Spoiler: Even garbage collection varies by neighborhood
Mystery Shopper: How hard is it to get street closure permits in Philly?
Moving? Throwing a block party? In our latest Mystery Shopper column, one Philadelphian finds out how to (temporarily!) keep people from parking on your street.
Roadblocking the War on Litter
Are city rules unintentionally creating more litter?
How Not To Clean A Street
Philly 3.0’s engagement director posits that Mayor Kenney’s street sweeping pilot would make air quality worse—just to avoid tough parking politics
Guest Commentary: Protect pedestrians. It’s Good for the Earth
A clean air advocate calls for better traffic safety measures citywide—as a way to also lessen the effects of climate change
Citizen of the Week: Angela Val
The Point Breeze resident could have just cleaned the litter on her small block. Instead, she launched a community effort for the whole neighborhood.
Residents to Kenney: Clean our streets
A recent resident survey found that Philadelphians care about clean streets more than easy parking