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July 2015 THRIVE_imageAugust_2015_CONNECT_slideCheck out some recent developments and initiatives that best represent how the City has been achieving the THRIVE  and CONNECT goals of the Phila2035 Comprehensive Plan!

Tracking and Reporting Implementation

Implementation is happening all the time! Through the ongoing work of many partners and agencies lots of individual projects are adding up to real change and improvement across Philadelphia’s built environment. Each year, we highlight our collective progress in an annual report that doubles as a wall calendar. Read the 20162015, 2014, and 2013 editions.

Implementation happens on many levels.  Neighborhood non-profits, community development corporations and business associations are working on many of the recommendations for neighborhoods and commercial corridors.  City agencies, such as Parks and Recreation, Health Department and the Department of Public Property are working on implementing recommendations for city facilities.  Other agencies, such as the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, Schuylkill River Development Corporation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy are working on new trails and parks.

The staff of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission is also working on implementation. Each year, staff at the PCPC work with other agencies in creating the Capital Budget and Program.  As recommendations in the District Plans are adopted, these help prioritize the expenditures in the program.

Staff is also helping to implement individual recommendations in the Citywide Vision and the various district plans. To date, PCPC has been awarded over $1M in grants for follow-up studies to create new trails, improve dangerous intersections and revitalize public spaces.

Several staffers are dedicated to working with City Council on updates to the official zoning map. The process includes multiple meetings with City Council, neighborhood groups and stakeholders.  Below is a flow chart for the remapping process and an update on our progress.

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Implementation highlights for citywide objectives and strategies identified in the Citywide Vision, the overarching document that created the framework for the District Plans, can be found on the Citywide Vision page. To follow implementation efforts for specific district plans, visit the pages of our adopted plans: Central, Central Northeast, Lower NorthLower Northeast, Lower NorthwestLower South, SouthWest Park, and University Southwest. Zoning-related implementation updates can be found within each district’s Zoning Remapping tab, while projects outside of zoning will be listed under the Implementation tab.

We are making every effort to keep the information up-to-date. It’s a big city, and we’re happy to say there’s a lot happening! We welcome feedback, questions, corrections, and additions at phila2035@phila.gov

Announcements

2016 Philadelphia2035 Calendar + Annual Report is Here!

This calendar is the PCPC’s Philadelphia2035 Annual Implementation update and can be downloaded here. To track the implementation of Philadelphia2035, the PCPC has created this calendar highlighting the achievements of the past year.

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Hard copies are still available at the Planning Commission offices; 1515 Arch Street, 13th Floor.

Planning Together, Growing Together Celebration!

Join the Philadelphia City Planning Commission for our fourth annual event to mark citywide progress on Philadelphia2035- the Citywide Vision and ten adopted District plans!

 

Mayor-elect Jim Kenney will speak, helping to recognize the 60 graduates from the 2015 Citizens Planning Institute (CPI).

 

We will give away copies of our 2016 Progress Report & Calendar and present highlights, along with a sneak-peek of the Citizen’s Toolkit, a resource of CPI created by Andrew Goodman and Mark Wheeler, volunteer project designers and facilitators.

 

Refreshments and networking included! Free and open to the public. Here’s to another great year of #PlanningTogether!

For more info or to RSVP, click here.

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Lower Southwest District Plan’s 2nd Public Meeting

Join us for the Lower Southwest 2nd public meeting on Thursday, January 21st. The meeting will be held from 6pm – 7:30pm, at the Penrose School, 2515 S. 78th Street. Please attend the meeting to help refine the community vision for growth, development & preservation and see the results from the first public meeting’s exercises. For more information, please click here for the flyer, or contact Martine Decamp, Project Manager.

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Phila2035 CONNECT Update for 2015

Take a look at some recent projects and initiatives that best represent how the City has been achieving the CONNECT goals of the Phila2035 Comprehensive Plan!

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Phila2035 THRIVE Update for 2015

Check out some recent developments and initiatives that best represent how the City has been achieving the THRIVE goals of the Phila2035 Comprehensive Plan!

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Citywide Vision is available for download

Click here to download the full plan (70mb PDF), or click here for the summary document (6mb).

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