Philadelphia Streets Department began roadwork on June 15th, which
first involved milling the roadway surface, repaving, re-striping and
installation of flexible delineator posts between the bike lane and
parking. Note that parking will move away from being adjacent to the
curb on the left (west) side of 22nd street. Left side parking will be
located between the diagonal striped buffer and travel lane.
Please see the below visual diagram for a better understanding of how to
navigate this new reconfiguration and keep it safe for all users.
SEPTA RIDERSHIP SURVEY
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, SEPTA has taken a purposeful approach to service, driven by employee and customer safety.
As travel restrictions are lifted, and more customers return to SEPTA’s
buses, trains and trolleys, their return-to-service plan remains
focused on those same priorities.
SEPTA continue to respond to the region’s changing travel needs and
adjust service as ridership increases, they have developed a customer survey
seeking input from our customers on a host of topics, including:
pre-COVID 19 SEPTA usage, current travel needs, anticipated future
travel plans, factors influencing travel decisions, and feedback on the
various health and safety measures SEPTA has implemented throughout the
feedback is critical to helping SEPTA improve its services. They
welcome input from all SEPTA customers and hope you will encourage the
members of your organization to take the time to complete this brief SEPTA COVID-19 Recovery Survey:
ART IS ESSENTIALis
a first of its kind, multi-phased program designed to create
high-quality, artist-driven and community-informed public art. Artists
from across Philadelphia will reimagine how we engage with each other
and our communities.
are now being accepted during the program’s first phase for
Philadelphia-based artists at any experience level, working in any
medium. The requirement is that applicants address the central question
of ‘What does engagement mean today?’ A review committee of diverse arts
professionals will select 100 exemplary proposals to receive awards of
$1,000 each. Later phases will utilize the remainder of program funding
to further develop and implement community-centered concepts from the
100 selected proposals.
Full eligibility and proposal requirements can be found at ArtIsEssentialPHL.com . The deadline for proposals is August 26, 2020.
Our neighborhood's beloved Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society
has recently suffered from flooding in the basement of the Museum and
is working to repair and cover the cost of the damage. This is estimated
to be between $3,000-5,000 in costs.
The results of this study suggested that biopesticides containing Beauveria bassiana —
a native soilborne fungus that attacks insects but is not harmful to
birds and mammals, including humans — were effective in reducing spotted
UPDATE: On June 26, Mayor Jim Kenney and Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley signed an executive order requiring people to wear face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Philadelphia.
addition to staying at home, practicing social distancing, and washing
your hands thoroughly, wearing a mask in public is one of the best ways
to protect yourself and others around you from COVID-19. Many people are
making their own masks for themselves and others with what they have
available at home. Here are some tips to make sure you know why, when,
and how to properly use a mask. LEARN MORE
Our office will be closed until further notice. If you have any concerns or questions, you can reach our Executive Director, Nicole via email at email@example.com.
HELP US CREATE THE NEIGHBORHOOD YOU WANT TO LIVE IN.
thoughtful donation is an impactful investment in our neighborhood, and
it helps SOSNA and our volunteers continue to be a resource for you and
engage more of our neighbors.
is only able to do our work with the support of our neighbors, our
neighborhood businesses, and our community partners. We depend on the
countless hours our neighbors volunteer with us and we rely on generous
donations, like yours, from neighbors and businesses to carry out our
mission of improving our community.
SOSNA is only able to do the work that we do with the support of our
neighbors, our neighborhood businesses, and our community partners. We
depend on the countless hours our residents volunteer with SOSNA, and we
rely on generous donations, like yours, from neighbors and businesses
to carry out our mission of improving our community.