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  • TARGET 12

    REDUCE VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED BY 10 PERCENT

    Philadelphia Tops Large Cities in Bicycle Commuting

    Strategic investments in diverse transportation infrastructure make Philadelphia easy to navigate on foot, public transportation, or by bike. Philadelphia has the highest percentage of bicycle commuters of any large city in the country, twice the rate of second place Chicago… Read More

  • TARGET 13

    INCREASE THE STATE OF GOOD REPAIR IN RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Philadelphia Secures Funds for Infrastructure Repair and Upgrade

    Two years after Mayor Nutter signed a resolution to think more holistically about the City’s streets and infrastructure, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities is leading a number of projects reflecting those values. In November 2010, the City re-opened the South Street Bridge… Read More

  • TARGET 14

    DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF LOW- AND HIGH-SKILL GREEN JOBS

    Sustainability Drives Economic Development in Philadelphia

    Greenworks frames the growth of green industries as a priority for economic development in the city and region. Since its release, public, private, and institutional partners have advanced a range of initiatives designed to grow the green jobs base in Philadelphia… Read More