PWD replacing water mains along 2100 Kater. No inclusion of utility wires despite the fact that the entire street has been dug up.

Though the city of Philadelphia has made marked strides in the realm of planning under the helm of Mayor Nutter, there are still quite a few thorny issues affecting Philadelphia’s public space that have not been addressed. For a perfect example, we need look no further than the 2100 and 2200 blocks of Kater Street in Graduate Hospital.

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It’s been 6 years since the city installed buffered bike lanes on Spruce and Pine Streets. Public meetings were held and neighbors raised their voices in support and opposition. Concerns about the lanes varied from safety to traffic. The lanes would cause backups and severe congestion said some.


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