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Curbed Philly’s 7 most talked-about news stories of 2018

From the most controversial to the ones that made the biggest impact

Storms and traffic: What to expect for holiday travel around Philly

A rundown of all the issues you may come across

‘Your story doesn’t end here’: New project aims to give hope to Philly’s homeless

Signs across Center City will include information and inspirational messages

Open Thread: Should Amtrak save 30th Street’s flipboard?

It’s been there since the ‘70s

With federal grant, SEPTA plans $37M subway improvement project

The project will see a full renovation of 30th street station

What to know for Philly’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Road closures, routes, how to watch, and more

Indego rolls out electric bike pilot program

The bikes have a motor that assists riders as they pedal

2018 Midterms: Philly turns out in droves, votes yes on $181M infrastructure issue

Voter turnout likely surpassed those of the 2014 election

Election 2018: These are the Philly programs making it easier to vote

You can bike to the polls for free

What to expect for the Veterans Parade this weekend

Everything you need to know

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Mapping the development boom along the Schuylkill River

There have been a lot of changes in the past few years

Open Thread: Tell us your thoughts on Vision Zero’s one year report

The city released a report on Vision Zero this week

Open Thread: Tell us what you think of the city’s transit plan

The plan was introduced Wednesday morning

PATCO reopening Franklin Square Station with sleek new look

Renderings for the station have been released.

Open Thread: How can the city fight congestion?

City officials announced plans Thursday to combat congestion in Center City—and we want your thoughts

DRWC awarded $4M for I-95 capping park project

The money will partly go toward funding civic engagement

Country’s oldest bridge reopened after much-needed repairs

The Frankford Avenue Bridge has been closed for months for a state renovation project.

University City Trolley Portal Gardens opening this month

After a year of construction, the public space is opening in the 40th Street trolley portal

Open Thread: How do we keep our transit system pest-free?

After possible bed bugs were found on buses this week, we want your opinion on SEPTA’s cleanliness.

Seniors will need photo ID to ride Regional Rail for free

The $1 fee will be eliminated for seniors riding Regional Rail, but they’ll need proper ID.

Here’s what to know for Made in America 2018

Road closures, SEPTA routes, dates, times, and more.

Pulse, the mist art installation in Dilworth Park, has opening date

Pulse has been a long time coming, and the first part of the art installation will arrive next month.

Open Thread: How would electric scooters come to Philly?

As the debate over dockless electric scooters rages on in the west coast, we want to know how you think they would work in our city.

Center City bike lane safety project postponed

The massive project to repave Spruce and Pine and move a bike lane wont be done until the spring.

Open Thread: Tell us your thoughts on the new block party permit policy

In order to get a permit, you’ll have to go through your local police department first.

11 summery photos of Philly Free Streets

The weekend event was a chance for Philadelphians to embrace their streets, buildings, and the northern part of their city.

Open Thread: What do you think of SEPTA’s new Key card measures?

From doing away with the token, to letting some Regional Rail riders use the Key card, there have been a lot of changes this summer.

Philly Free Streets returns this weekend

Here’s a rundown of events, exhibits, parking restrictions, and closed roads.

SEPTA’s AT&T station getting renamed

NRG Energy is renaming the station after their company. Riders can expect to see changes to the station’s interior.

Open Thread: Should Made In America stay on the Parkway?

Following a meeting with the mayor and Roc Nation reps this week, the festival will stay. But we want to hear your thoughts.

Made in America festival will stay on the Parkway

The news comes after reports last week that Jay-Z’s popular festival would move off of the Parkway.

The Oval’s 2018 opening, in Instagram photos

Philly’s annual pop-up park that shuts down part of The Parkway, to allow pedestrians to play, just opened this weekend to Philadelphians’ delight.

Philly gets $9M to improve traffic signals

The money will go toward three specific projects

Center City floods after water main break

SEPTA shut down bus lines and the city shut down roads

SEPTA’ s Trolley Tunnel Blitz is back with 9 days of closures

Along with closures, the event will bring some much-needed trolley line repairs

Indego bike share coming to South Philly’s Navy Yard

The program will bring three stops to South Philly, but they may have to contend with competitors soon.

What changes would you like to see to SEPTA’s bus system?

This is Friday Open Threads, where you tell us what you want to see out of your city.

July 4th in Philly 2018: What you need to know

Everything you need to know about the city’s big July 4th celebration festivities

SEPTA Key Cards will soon be available for some Regional Rail riders

The "Early Adopters" SEPTA program will allow some Regional Rail riders to load their key card with the monthly regional fare.